Are you seeking to work with children and families in the field of developmental trauma, in an innovative and dynamic service? Do you have some experience in this area which you are keen to utilise via Supervision and Consultation? Are you keen to deepen your experience in approaches such as DDP and Theraplay? Will you thrive working in a truly inter-disciplinary team with a focus on nurture and self-care? If so then this could be the role for you.
Family Futures Community Interest Company is a therapeutic assessment and treatment service, an adoption support agency and a fostering agency. It is regarded as a national centre of excellence in its field. Family Futures has developed and evaluated a holistic treatment model for developmentally traumatised children and their families, Neuro-physiological Psychotherapy (NPP), which takes a body-based and neuro-sequential approach to intervention. The assessment and treatment service work with adoptive, foster, special-guardian and at-risk families. In 2018 Family Futures was awarded an Outstanding rating by OFSTED for the third consecutive inspection.
We are looking to recruit a Specialist Clinical Psychologist to join our therapy team. The successful candidate will work alongside Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and therapists from varied professional backgrounds as well as other Psychology colleagues. Key aspects of the role include assessment, intervention, consultation, training and research. This role entails an element of supervision of Psychology and non-Psychology colleagues. The successful candidate will have some experience of working with children and families within the field of developmental trauma.
We offer excellent staff development opportunities and a highly nurturing environment. We are an equal opportunities employer and committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workforce. We encourage applications from suitably qualified applicants regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
Further information about our services can be found on our website https://www.familyfutures.co.uk/.
Salary: £41 – 46 k per annum.
This is a full-time permanent position – 37.5 hours per week.
Closing date for applications is midnight Sunday 10th October with interviews scheduled to take place on Monday 18th October.