Clinical Psychologist - Dilston College

Role: Clinical Psychologist – Dilston College


Salary/Benefits: Generous package available up to £21,000 depending on experience


Hours: Part time 16 hours per week


Location:Cambian Dilston College, Dilston Hall, Corbridge, Northumberland, NE45 5RJ



We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, forward thinking Clinical Psychologist to join our friendly team. You will be working within an existing multi-disciplinary team, which consists of speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, nursing, psychiatry, care and education.



As a senior member of the therapy team, the post-holder will be expected to contribute to service development and work closely with other psychologists within the region to continually improve service provision. You will join a Cambian wide team of clinical psychologists where you will receive regular 1-1 and peer supervision. We would also be keen to speak to Psychologist wishing to gain consultant status via National Assessors with the BPS.



Job role


Your role will be to lead on embedding psychological practice into Education and care setting for our young people. Supporting our teams across the setting, this will involve the assessment, formulation and treatment of the young people’s psychological needs.


In addition to your consultation role to the setting you will also be providing specialist assessments of children and young people within the residential setting and creating regular psychological reports.


These assessments will inform your input to the setting and also to the children who may require you to offer direct 1-1 long term therapy.


You will also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession and just like our young people you will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring and support.


Dependant on your experience you may be required to supervise other Mental Health Practitioners, Clinical Psychology Trainees, Healthcare Students, and Assistants.


Candidate profile


To be successful in this role you will be excited by the Cambian vision and values and will relish an opportunity to make a difference. You will need to be a clear communicator, well organised, confident and capable of managing a complex caseload in a demanding environment. Experience of supervising others and providing training to multi-disciplinary staff is required and hold HCPC registration ASD, Learning Disability and/or CAMHS experience preferred.


Successful candidates will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. Cambian is an equal opportunities employer.


About us


The Cambian Group, part of the CareTech family of companies, is one of the largest providers of specialist education and care services for children and young people in the UK, delivering across Special Education Schools and Colleges, Residential Care Homes and a Therapeutic Fostering Services.


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About Cambian


We are one of the UK's largest providers of specialist education and behavioural health services for children. We care for almost 2,000 children and young people from over 200 locations across the UK, and employ more than 4,000 committed, caring people.