Specialist Clinical Psychologist - Bedford
Role: Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist
Salary/Benefits: Generous package available up to £60,000 depending on the level of experience.
Hours:24 hours per week
Location: Based in the Bedford and Essex Area
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 psychologist.
We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.
You will be working within an existing multi-disciplinary team, which consists of a psychotherapist, assistant psychologist, clinical psychologist and Mental Health Practitioner
As part of this team you will be offering 5-6 care homes regular consultation to aid their therapeutic work with looked after children. This consultation will be in the form of regular training, reflective practice, care planning and management and offering expert advice on staff practice.
Dependant on your experience you may be required to supervise other Mental Health Practitioners, Clinical Psychology Trainees, Healthcare Students, and Assistants.
In addition to your consultation role to the homes 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 care homes and also to the children who may require you to offer direct 1-1 long term therapy.
Further duties are described in the attached Job Description.
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.
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.
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.
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.