Clinical Lead Clinical Psychologist
Because of the nature of its work with children and vulnerable adults the Hesley Group uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to make checks at an enhanced level on all persons whose work or proposed work for any Group Company will involve regular contact with or working in close proximity to children and vulnerable adults in the Group’s care. This post is subject to the enhanced level DBS check, please ensure you complete the form by clicking the link above before continuing with your application Our user reference for the check system is HESLEY with password Hesley. A summary of the Group's policy is available by clicking here.
Established in 1975, the Hesley Group provides specialist residential services and schools. We aim to offer the best possible care, education and vocational opportunities for young people and adults, often with autism, who have a learning disability and complex needs including behaviour which may challenge.
We have the opportunity for an experienced Clinical Psychologist to join our established team of over 40 clinicians as Consultant Lead for our adult applied psychology services.
You will be an established leader in the field of learning disabilities and autism and will have a strong track record of developing and leading services. You will possess a high level of expertise in work with adults with severe learning disabilities and/or autistic spectrum disorders, and will have completed significant relevant postgraduate training and/or contributed to the knowledge base in this field. You will have substantial experience of managing and developing Clinical Psychology and/or Positive Behaviour Support Services.
You will lead the adult applied psychology service and work closely with the Consultant Lead Clinical Psychologist in children’s services and the Director of Therapeutic Services to develop the service to ensure positive outcomes for the people we support. You will have the exciting opportunity of shaping the development of this service as we expand and develop new services.You will hold an HCPC Registration as a Clinical Psychologist (with qualification at doctoral level or equivalent).
In return, we offer a commitment to regular supervision, outstanding continuing professional development via opportunities for internal and external training, mentoring and both clinical and peer supervision.
For an informal discussion about this role please contact the Zoe Bradshaw on 01302 856382.
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Closing date for receipt of both postal and online applications is Noon, 18 February 2019.
Please note that applications submitted after 12pm (Noon) on the closing date may not be processed.
Hesley Group is an equal opportunities employer.