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Clinical/Forensic Psychologist

Gilbert Meher Ltd
Closing date
22 May 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Location: Cranborne, Dorset
Salary: £53,040.00 - £61,040.00
Hours: 40 hours per week - We can offer full or part time hours

Gilbert Meher is propud to be working with an innovative provider of education and care, aim to always work in partnership with each child, young person and adult to deliver personalised education, care and support. The school is set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, sitting in 16 acres of listed gardens and a wider 50 acre campus - it is a truly incredible place to work.

The main purpose of the role:

As our Clinical/Forensic Psychologist, your role will be to provide a clinical psychology service to young people with complex needs, mainly associated with high functioning autism, anxiety, Social and emotional or mental health conditions. you will use psychological models and practices to enhance the learning, cognitive and emotional skills of young people in order to prepare them for adult life and independent living.

Your work will involve consultation with parents, carers, teachers, social workers, doctors and other people involved in the young persons care and education in a variety of ways.

Key duties:

To assess the psychological needs of young people through the most appropriate strategy or approach for that person.
To liaise with external professionals involved in the care of young people.
To engage with a multi-disciplinary practice to co-ordinate behaviour support provision so that it is effectively delivered to meet young peoples' needs.
To provide training and guidance to staff on such issues as behaviour support, mental health and communication.
To contribute to the training and support needs of families.
Develop and deliver appropriate therapeutic group interventions.
Provide tailored individual interventions to young people when required.
Provide progress reports, treatment evaluations and risk assessments where appropriate for Multi-disciplinary and High Priority Group meetings.
Duties will vary, you must expect to diversify and lend a hand wherever is required.

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