Consultant Clinical Pyschologist & Clinical Lead – 4 days per week
Options Higford, a residential care and education provider, are recruiting for a Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Clinical Lead to join our embedded multi-disciplinary team within our specialist service for children and young people with ASC, complex needs and learning difficulties. Working 4 days per week, this position attracts a competitive salary plus an excellent benefits package.
Options as a group employ 1200 staff at locations throughout the UK and provide a range of care and education services to children and adults with autism, complex needs and behavioural, emotional and social difficulties. Due to the breadth of our services we are able to adapt to the needs of the individual at different points in time. This enables us to provide a range of care options within a journey of support for our young people and their families. We share every step of that journey with them.
Working as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Lead for a multi-disciplinary team based at Options Higford, this key position provides a systematic and high quality psychology service, working collaboratively with others to promote the psychological wellbeing, best interests and development of young people. In addition, this role will support and develop a high quality practice across the Options Group and contribute to the professional development of staff, research and dissemination of understanding, knowledge and good, evidence- based practice.
Essential skills and experience required:
- HCPC Registered
- A member of British Psychology Society
- Highly developed knowledge of the theory and practice of specialist, evidence based psychological assessment and therapeutic intervention to this specific client group.
- Experience of representing clinical psychology within the context of multi-disciplinary and multi-agency treatment and care.
- Experience of teaching, training and supervision/leading of other Multi-disciplinary professionals and clinicians
For further information regarding this role please contact our Head of Clinical Services, Billy Smallwood on 01952 630600 or apply directly using the link below.
Set in 28 acres of rolling Shropshire Countryside, Options Higford is located near to Shifnal, Shropshire and is within commuting distance from Telford, , Dudley, Stourbridge, Stafford, Cannock, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Stone, Stoke and parts of Birmingham.
“Options is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and expects all staff to share this commitment”