Clinical Psychologists at Central Services
Band 7/8a equivalent - dependent on experience
Hesley Group provides specialist residential services, schools and colleges for young people and adults, often with autism, who have a learning disability and complex needs including behaviour which may challenge. Our services are based in the Doncaster area, with planned expansions extending to Wakefield and York.
The people we support have a range of specific needs, including issues relating to: trauma, attachment and loss; emotional health and wellbeing; behaviours of concern; identity and relationship development.
We are looking for Clinical Psychologists to join our Child and Adult Services. Our team of Clinical/Forensic Psychologists and Behaviour Therapists make a key contribution to our capacity to provide effective person-centred positive behaviour support, by working with other members of our onsite multidisciplinary team to provide direct therapeutic input, consultancy to staff, and provision of training for support staff.
We are looking for Clinical Psychologists who:
Are HCPC registered.
Are experienced in and passionate about supporting people with learning disabilities.
Have a sound understanding of positive behaviour support and are able to provide wide-ranging psychological assessments and interventions, drawing on a range of theoretical approaches.
Have a track record of excellent partnership working with families and other agencies.
In return we offer excellent clinical supervision, CPD and developmental opportunities to support you to develop your therapeutic skills.
We employ a large team of Assistant Psychology Support Workers, with supervision, training and support for this team being be a key part of this role. Post qualification training in supervision would be supported.
You may find the following information and document links useful to read through before applying for the vacancy of Clinical Psychologist within our Therapeutic Services Team:
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For an informal discussion about this role please contact Anna Backhouse - Director of Therapeutic Services on 01302 866906.
To apply online click the button above, alternatively to request an application pack please email firstname.lastname@example.org
stating the job reference number HO/07/CP/19
and also your full name and address.
Hesley Group is an Equal Opportunities employer.
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.
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