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Psychological Assistant

Job Title: Psychological Assistant
Contract Type: Part-time
Location: Birmingham
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Salary: £16,000
Reference: Psychological Assistant
Contact Name: Frank Furlong
Contact Email: frankfurlong@acpas.co.uk
Job Published: July 14, 2017 13:12

Job Description

Well qualified graduate required to work with Chartered Psychologists in carrying out a range of Educational and Psycho-Legal assessments. This post will also provide opportunities to become involved in the following: 

• Administering various psychometric tests 

• Delivering training to groups of professional and non-professionals 

• Research and developing information guides 

• Co-facilitating support groups 

• Project work (Offenders with Learning Disabilities, Young Offenders, Parenting, Domestic Violence)

Training and support will be provided by a Chartered Psychologist. 

Ongoing training and continuing professional development will also be encouraged. 

The post will ideally appeal to Psychology graduates in need of practical experience. 

This position is 0.8 of a full time equivalent post and attracts a salary of £16000 (pro-rata). It is initially for 8 months, although this may very likely be extended up to 1 year.

If interested in this position please email your C.V. with a covering letter to frankfurlong@acpas.co.uk

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Overview of ACPAS

The Adult and Child Psychological Assessment Service (ACPAS) provide a range of psychological services (incorporating, assessment, therapy and training) to individual service users as well as social, health, and criminal justice agencies.

Services vary from cognitive assessments for educational and/or employment purposes, to risk assessments in criminal, personal injury and family law matters.

We provide training and consultancy in the following areas; parenting skills, specific learning difficulties, domestic violence and young offenders.