Lead Clinical Psychologist

Job Title: Lead Clinical Psychologist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Southampton
Salary: £48,432 - 54,932 per year + FTE
Job Published: July 01, 2020 12:56

Job Description

Closing date: 12/07/2020

Reference: SCC - 11421

Job Type: Contract

Job Hours: Part-time

Industry: Public Sector

Location: Hampshire Southampton

Salary: £48,432 - 54932 per year + FTE


We are looking for an experienced Clinical Psychologist to work with the Children’s Resource Service in Southampton. Your role will focus on the work with our highly skilled and passionate Family Drug & Alcohol Court (FDAC) and Specialist Assessment Team.

This fixed term part-time (0.6fte) post will cover maternity leave.

The Children’s Resource Service (CRS) includes teams working with families across a range of specialist areas and our Clinical Psychologist provides reflexive and case supervision across the teams as well as the component psychology role within the established FDAC offer. The high quality of the work in the teams supported by our psychologist was highlighted in the the recent Ofsted inspection with teams valuing the psychology input in to their work.

In addition to being the clinical lead for the FDAC programme the post holder supports the development of a psychological framework for assessments and interventions within the CRS teams. This includes providing cognitive assessments, observations, and, individual and group case consultations and clinical supervision, to the assistant psychologist, CRS teams, the Pause/Phoenix workers and the Protective Parenting programme.

Ideally you will have at least two years post qualification experience working directly with complex children and families systems, employing a wide range of assessment tools and high quality psychological therapy and interventions (including CBT, DBT, ACT, Systemic). Experience with the provision of individual and group reflective supervision will be essential.

You will be registered with HCPC

We will offer:

  • Clinical supervision with a Senior Psychologist
  • Close links with CAMHS and AMH services locally
  • Accessible, responsive and supportive management
  • A competitive salary - Flexible working arrangements

For further information about this role please view the job description
If you feel you have the necessary background, experience and skills to undertake this role we would like to hear from you.

Contact details for informal discussion:

If you are interested in this post please contact the permanent post-holder Dr Emma Selwood, Lead Clinical Psychologist. alternatively Simon Dennison, Customer Resource Service Manager, mobile 07827 305899

Additional information:

  • This post requires an Enhanced DBS check.
  • Please note the salary quoted is based on full time hours (37 hours).
  • 22 working hours per week
  • This post is fixed term for 12 months
  • It is usual for successful candidates to start at the bottom of the pay grade.
  • Closing date: Sunday 12 July 2020
  • Provisional Interview date: Tuesday 21st July 2020
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