Clinical Psychologist/Clinical Lead – CTS services – Tamworth/Shrewsbury

Role: Clinical Lead – CTS services – Tamworth/Shrewsbury


Salary/Benefits: Generous package available up to £70,000 depending on the level of experience


Hours: Full Time


Location: Based across, Tamworth/Shrewsbury


The Cambian Group, the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation, and learning disabilities, is looking for a dedicated, caring individual to join the company as a Clinical Psychologist/Clinical Lead.


We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.


Job Role


We are looking for an experienced Clinical Psychologist to take on the senior role of Clinical Lead for our very successful Complex Trauma Service.


You will be responsible for the effective working of an existing multi-disciplinary team, which consists of a creative therapists, occupational therapy and assistant psychologists.


Your role will be to lead the team on offering both direct and indirect clinical input to children in care. This will include designing and offering bespoke training packages for staff, screening potential referrals, supporting care homes with young people who present with challenging behaviour and supporting staff with 1-1 supervision and reflective practice groups.


Alongside this, you will be responsible for leading the service on evidence-based practice for supporting children in care who have experienced adverse childhood experiences.


You will have the ability to work with a range of staff teams to best support our young people and have the ability to create close working relationships with care home managers and head teachers.


As part of this senior role you will be expected to lead, manage and supervise the clinical team to ensure they are providing the best possible clinical input to care homes, schools and most importantly the young person.


Previous experience of working with child mental health and or children in care would be advantageous.


For an informal chat regarding this role, please email Dr Nick Johl, Clinical Psychologist.


Further duties are described in the attached Job Description.


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.


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.




Achieve your personal best at Cambian

Careers at Cambian are rewarding, challenging and satisfying. Join our team of passionate, caring professionals as we make a significant difference to the lives of some of the most vulnerable children and young adults in the UK.


Everyone has a personal best. Together we can find it.


We believe that every single person in our care has a personal best, and we are committed to helping them achieve it. Join us, and we'll show the same commitment to helping you achieve your personal best in your career.


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.