Consultant Clinical Psychologist - Adult LD/AS

Compass Associates Ltd
11 Jan 2019
26 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Consultant Clinical Psychologist - Adult LD/ASD
South Yorkshire
Up to £76,000 per annum

Compass Associates are proudly working with a specialist provider of learning disabilities services to headhunt for a Consultant Clinical Psychologist to work at one of their South Yorkshire sites.

The majority of your time will be based at their residential service in South Yorkshire for adults with severe learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, challenging behaviours and complex needs. You will to provide specialist assessments, formulate therapy plans and deliver therapeutic interventions in line with the Positive Behavioural Support Model. As well as managing your own caseload, you will be the Lead for the Adult Applied Psychological Services where you will visit other sites if a second opinion is required for more complex cases.

As a Consultant, you will manage a team of Clinical Psychologists, Assistant Psychologists and Behavioural Therapists and work closely with the Director of Therapeutic Services and the Consultant Clinical Psychologist for Children's Services. You will be a vital member of the site's MDT which includes Occupational Therapists, SALTs and Consultant Psychiatrists.

Commutable from: Doncaster, Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley, Wakefield, Leeds, Dewsbury, Normanton, Goole, Selby, Scunthorpe, Gainsborough, Lincoln, Newark, Chesterfield, Worksop, Mansfield, Peak District and surrounding towns.

Regular supervision
Opportunity to be involved in the development of current and new services
Generous annual leave entitlement
CPD opportunities including both internal and external training

The Candidate
The successful candidate must have:
A Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology
HCPC registration as a Clinical Psychologist
Eligibility for registration as a Chartered Clinical Psychologist
A strong track record of service development
Significant experience working with adults who have severe learning disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorders

Interview Process
Two stage process: an informal visit followed by a formal face to face interview

Contact details
If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contact Lynette Robb directly on [... Click Apply...]. Alternatively email an updated CV to [... Click Apply...]

Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer a £200 John Lewis voucher for a successful recommendation following the completion of probation/rebate.

Compass Associates, established in 2009, is an award-winning, UK specialist Health and Social Care Recruitment Consultancy providing tailored, high quality recruitment solutions for all permanent assignments.

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