Clinical Psychologist

Job Title: Clinical Psychologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Doncaster
Salary: Band 7/ 8a equivalent
Job Published: July 29, 2019 15:23

Job Description

Clinical Psychologist (7/8a equivalent – salary dependent on experience)

The Hesley Group provides specialist residential services and schools for young people and adults, often with autism, who have a learning disability and complex needs including behaviour which may challenge. Our services are based in the Doncaster area, with planned expansions extending to Wakefield and York.   

The people we support have a range of specific needs, including issues relating to: trauma, attachment and loss; emotional health and wellbeing; behaviours of concern; identity and relationship development.

We are looking for Clinical Psychologists to join our Child and Adult Services. Our team of Clinical/Forensic Psychologists and Behaviour Therapists make a key contribution to our capacity to provide effective person-centred positive behaviour support, by working with other members of our onsite multidisciplinary team to provide direct therapeutic input, consultancy to staff, and provision of training for support staff.

We are looking for Clinical Psychologists who:

  • Are HCPC registered
  • Are experienced in and passionate about supporting people with learning disabilities.
  • Have a sound understanding of positive behaviour support and are able to provide wide-ranging psychological assessments and interventions, drawing on a range of theoretical approaches
  • Have a track record of excellent partnership working with families and other agencies.

In return we offer excellent clinical supervision, CPD and developmental opportunities to support you to develop your therapeutic skills.

We employ a large team of Assistant Psychology Support Workers, with supervision, training and support for this team being be a key part of this role. Post qualification training in supervision would be supported.

For more information about the role please contact Anna Backhouse at

If you would like to apply for the role please complete an application form on the Hesley Group website