Forensic Psychologist

Job Title: Forensic Psychologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Milton Keynes
Salary: £45,694 - £54,051 (FTE) (Pro-rata: £38,927 - £46,047)
Contact Name: Sarah Bridges - 01908 889414
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 18, 2016 10:23

Job Description

Stephenson (MK) Trust provides education for students both male and female aged between 11 and 18 years who are either attending Stephenson Academy, the local SEN provision for students with social emotional and mental health needs, or Bridge Academy for students disengaged or excluded from mainstream education throughout Milton Keynes. We pride ourselves on delivering a high quality curriculum, truly individualised to meet the needs of our students, ensuring successful outcomes for all.

Forensic Psychologist
Salary: Range 9-10 dependent on experience £40,431 - £54,591 (FTE), actual salary £34,444 - £46,507 per annum (37 hours per week, term time only – 39 weeks). Part-time would be considered.

Our Forensic Psychologist role is a new position and an addition to our established multi-disciplinary therapeutic team which consists of Systemic and Art Psychotherapists, Social Worker, Family Support Worker, Psychodynamic Counsellor, Practitioner Psychologist and Assistant Psychologists and admin support. Our students have a range of issues requiring appropriate support and intervention, including: Offending behaviour; Sexualised behaviour; Challenging behaviour; Anger; Poor emotional regulation; Social Communication Difficulties; and Substance misuse. Some of our students come from families with a history of domestic abuse. Some of our students are already known to the Youth Offending Team, Police and Children’s Social Care. Our emphasis is on early intervention and prevention, providing opportunities for creative practice, working both with young people, their families and other agencies. 

Closing date for all applications: midday 11 November 2016 with interviews taking place on Friday 18 November 2016.
Visits are available on request between Tuesday 1 November to Friday 4 November, please call Sarah Bridges on 01908 889414.

CVs will not be accepted but an application pack can be found on our website: or alternatively email

Stephenson (MK) Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust or working on its behalf. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate is required prior to commencement of this post