Clinical Psychologist (Forensic)

Job Title: Clinical Psychologist (Forensic)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lancashire
Salary: £50,000
Job Published: November 21, 2018 15:01

Job Description

At Care 4 Children we constantly strive to find ways to set our children on the pathway to become the best they can be. We insist on the highest quality in everything we do, everything we create, the way we behave, and in the outcomes we deliver.

We put our children at the heart of everything we do. This is what drives our people.

Clinical Psychologist (Forensic)  - £50k  

A unique opportunity for an innovative Clinical Psychologist to support the provision of clinical services to Looked After Children in our Specialist Forensic Services based in the Blackpool / Preston area .

Forming an essential part of our passionate and evolving team, you will be presented with a real opportunity to deliver our clinical programme and support education and care colleagues in their work.  

You will benefit from working in an experienced and dynamic clinical team offering mentorship, supervision and training for continued professional development within our specialist sector. We use EMDR as indicated and provide in house the Child Focused Systemic Practice Course in conjunction with the Institute of Family Therapy, London.

Required experience: Psychology: Minimum 2 years post qualification

Required education: Doctorate

Required Registration: BPS/HCPC

Required licence or certification: Full UK Driving License

This post requires an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) certificate.

The post of Clinical Psychologist has been developed to support the delivery of our manualised  clinical programme within our residential provision. Across the company we have 17 residential homes focusing on Sexual Trauma including CSE and Forensics including HSB and Gang and Radicalisation Intervention Programme (GRIP). This post will be in the Forensic Services in the Blackpool / Preston area. This is a hub and spoke model with education being provided by our outstanding Trax Education provision based in St. Ann’s and Preston.  

The successful applicant will be open to new ways of working with difficult to engage young people.  You will be required to establish and maintain positive working relationships with our highly motivated and dynamic therapeutic care and education staff. 

As part of a team you will be required to review risk, and to assist in the therapeutic work for all of the young people in our homes. C4C has developed a clinical programme which addresses cognitive,  neurological, attachment and trauma issues. 

To apply for this role please send your CV to . We are happy to answer any initial questions you may have about the role; email your queries to