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Clinical Psychologist - Autism Diagnostic Services

Autism Anglia
Closing date
24 Jun 2022

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Location: Doucecroft School, Eight Ash Green, Colchester

Salary: Band 7/8 : £38,890 to £45,753 for 52 weeks (pro-rata if working 42 weeks) dependant on experience

Hours: 35 hours per week. Flexible working may be considered. Pro rata if working reduced weeks.

Job ref: HO33

Autism Anglia are excited to announce the expansion of our gold standard diagnostic service to widen our multidisciplinary team. We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Psychologist to join our established Diagnostics team, delivering within the wider context of Autism Anglia's mission "Working together to put the needs of autistic people at the centre of everything we do".

The role benefits from Autism Anglia funding of ADOS/ADI-R training if necessary, opportunities for flexible and remote working, and an excellent supervision policy offering further professional development.

As part of the friendly and supportive Multi-Disciplinary Team (Speech and Language Therapists and Clinical Psychologists), you will provide autism diagnostic assessments based at Doucecroft School, a converted estate in a beautiful setting in Eight Ash Green, Colchester.

Your main duties will include:
  • Autism diagnostic assessments using gold standard assessments of ADOS and ADI-R
  • Working in the Diagnostic team in pre and post diagnostic support, service development

Our ideal candidate will have the following experience:
  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, registered with the HCPC - essential
  • Experience of working with individuals who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder - essential
  • Experience of autism diagnosis - essential
  • NQPs may also be considered with training in the relevant diagnostic tools

Trained with at least one of the following gold standard tools: ADOS and ADI-R. Autism Anglia will fund ADOS/ADI-R training where necessary.

Working for us gives you access to a range of perks and benefits:
  • Extensive Induction and Learning & Development programmes, with nationally recognised qualifications;
  • Job-related qualifications obtained during employment paid for by Autism Anglia (subject to conditions)
  • Flexible working hours (where possible) for study and time off given for job-related exams
  • Free on-site parking
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Access to Spectrum Life Employee Assistance Programme, Wellbeing Tools, including counselling services & the Benefits Hub, which will give you access to lots of shopping and entertainment discounts, instant discounted gift cards and cashback
  • Occupational Sick Pay (after 12 mths)
  • Support & encouragement to progress and reach full potential within your chosen career
  • Pension scheme

Autism Anglia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults or children and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to a basic / an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. For all enhanced DBS roles, we are permitted to seek access to spent convictions under The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, Exceptions Order 1975 (as amended 2013).

When you receive your DBS certificate you are required to register it with the DBS Updating Service which will ensure that the status of your certificate can be checked at any point, without the need for going through the application / disclosure of documentary evidence again.

Autism Anglia is positive about inclusion and welcomes applications from individuals who are able to meet the requirements of the job position and may wish to request flexible working, or reasonable adjustments to support them.

Closing date for applications: When post filled
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