Proposed Salary Depend
Career Level Staff
Experience 3 Years
Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
Are you looking to take that next step in your career or wanting to work in an organisation that provides a unique service by combining care, education and therapy for its young people, then here is an opportunity to join Almond House as a Clinical Psychologist
About the Role:
We are looking to appoint a Clinical Psychologist with experience working with looked-after children and ideally experience in residential care or in-patient CAMHS. The role will include providing a highly specialist clinical psychology service to young people with Emotional and Behavioural difficulties within a bespoke brand new Children’s home.
Salary: £34,000-£38,000 DOE
Your responsibilities will include developing psychological formations for the children in our care to guide further assessment and prioritise intervention needs as well as evaluating and making decisions about different psychological interventions based upon the psychological formulations, risk assessments, and evidence-based research.
You will work directly with the children in our care providing a highly specialist clinical psychology service.
You will provide regular therapeutic consultation and guidance to staff working for Almond Care Children’s Services, as well as provide teaching and training to staff around attachment, trauma, and mental health issues.
You will actively contribute to care plans in order to provide co-ordinated psychological care for the children in our care.
You will attend clinical supervision in line with HCPC and BPS guidance on clinical supervision.
Successful applicants will need:
Highly developed communication skills (both verbally and written), with the ability to communicate highly complex, sensitive information to children, families, and other professionals
Experience with children, young people, and their families
Doctorate or equivalent qualification in clinical or counselling psychology
Skills and experience in complex psychological assessment, intervention, and management
Training and development opportunities are provided to support you in developing your career. In an award winning organisation.
Join Almond House and help support and make a difference in the lives of the children we work with, Please contact Iona on 02476 102 333 for an informal chat or email [email protected] with an up to date CV.
All applicants are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure.
This position will involve supporting children and young people
We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this vacancy. If you are not selected for this position, your CV will be kept on file and you may be contacted for other suitable roles in the future.
Almond Care is an equal opportunities employer.