Senior Clinical Psychologist

Etta Healthcare

We currently have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Clinical Psychologist to join a leading clinical team based in Slinfold.

Senior Clinical Psychologist

Horsham, West Sussex

£49,060 pro rata

2 days per week, permanent
We currently have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Clinical Psychologist to join a leading clinical team based in Slinfold.  This is an excellent opportunity to join the team as they expand their clinical provision, having a real impact and implementing a holistic, therapeutic approach.
This successful applicant will work within 2 environments, based on the same site in West Sussex. Their School is a DfE registered independent school which caters for boys and girls with social, emotional and mental health needs between the ages of 7-18 years old. Across the site, their residential service is a dedicated children’s residential site also specifically for children with SEMH needs.

They welcome staff who share commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, they ensure staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.
About the role
This opportunity is one of three newly commissioned posts that have been created to shape and develop the local clinical wellbeing service.  Their wellbeing approach is one which aims to address the whole person, not just from a purely clinical perspective but starting with biological aspects then moving on to physiological and psychological symptoms. A multidisciplinary perspective with an overall therapeutic approach. The successful applicant will work alongside an Occupational Therapist, Speech and Language Therapist and the Regional Head of Clinical Services.
In brief the successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Providing a systematic high quality psychology service within the designated provision(s) to children and young people
  • Working collaboratively with others to promote the wellbeing and best interests of the children and young people and the effectiveness of the service in achieving its aims and objectives, ensuring a high quality service provision in line with best practice guidelines and internal policies and procedures
  • Undertaking all aspects of Clinical Psychology duties adhering to professional and regulatory guidelines
  • Carrying out assessments; designing individualised plans and strategies; implementing evidence-based therapeutic interventions; report writing; attending and facilitating multi-professional reviews   
  • Providing advice, information and training to staff, other members of the Clinical Wellbeing and multi-disciplinary team(s), commissioners and other agencies regarding the impact on children of trauma and adverse life experiences; attachment difficulties; neuro-diversity and educational needs.
Key Skills Required
  • Post-graduate doctoral level in Clinical Psychology
  • Registered with the HCPC and BPS
  • Evidence of continuing professional development relevant to the setting
  • Substantial and relevant post-qualification experience with children and young people
  • Experience of lecturing/teaching/training
  • Good knowledge of relevant psychometric tools
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Full valid UK driving licence and access to a car
Desirable: Experience working with children who have social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs.
  • Professional supervision and development
  • A network of clinical colleagues with regular forums for peer reflection & practice development
  • Company Pension Scheme and benefits
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters"- access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services
  • Employee Rewards Hub – access to discounts, offers and cashback with 100s of retailers
  • Continuous professional development & training for a clear career path
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of others and make a positive difference
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • No two days are ever the same

If you are interested then please apply on-line, or for more information, please contact Rebecca or Steve on 0161 416 6118 or apply direct for a call within 24 hours.

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

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We care about everything we do and everyone we work with. In placing the right candidate, we are saving and improving lives, and this is what will drive us to be the best.

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