The Grange Therapeutic School, Leicestershire
Permanent, 3.5 days per week
£50,000 pro rata, plus additional benefits (e.g. pension)
Are you an experienced clinician excited to work during times of transformative change?
Are you interested in and experienced in the field of working with the challenges associated with complex and developmental trauma, complex needs and neurodiversity?
Do want to create a nationally important resource with the substantial backing of one of the leading providers of education and care for young people with SEN?
If so we have the role for you!
We’re looking for an experienced Clinical Psychologist / Educational Psychologist / Forensic Psychologist to join us at Outcomes First Group as our Locality Clinical-Wellbeing Lead. This is a specialist role which requires strong and inclusive leadership, management to drive clinical practice. Based at The Grange Therapeutic School the post holder will progress the therapeutic services for the school where the needs of the young people vary; from children with complex and developmental trauma, as well as children who are on the autistic spectrum. Needs are complex and require a systemic and formulation based approach.
You will be managing and further developing an established multi-disciplinary well-being and therapeutic services team, which includes for example; Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Psychotherapists and other appropriate professionals as the allocated services required to meet the needs of the children, young people and services. Someone with a holistic and integrated approach to care, education and clinical services would be perfect for this role.
Who we are looking for?
We are looking for a highly qualified, experienced and effective Clinical Psychologist / Educational Psychologist / Forensic Psychologist who has a clear vision of what outstanding therapeutic services look like. An excellent leader and manager who is able to work with multi-disciplinary teams and build consensus. You would need to demonstrate drive, motivation and resilience.
- Post Graduate Qualification, for example MA / Doctorate
- Registered with relevant professional body, e.g. HCPC
- First degree in psychology, education, social work or related discipline.
- Experience in managing and leading multi-disciplinary teams
- Experience of working with children and young people using a trauma informed approach
- Demonstrable ability to lead and manage strategically
- Ability to manage the process of change
- Ability to work collaboratively with a range of key partners, encouraging integration of key teams
- Ability to work sensitively with people and resolve conflict.
Why work for us?
- Be part of a growing national organisation whose client group are professionally challenging
- Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
- Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path
- Supportive team environment
- Well-resourced provision
- Professional supervision
- A network of clinical colleagues with regular forums for peer reflection & practice development
- Company Pension Scheme and benefits
- Your Wellbeing Matters"- access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services
- Employee Rewards Hub – access to discounts, offers and cashback with 100s of retailers
- Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
Applications are invited online though the Outcomes First website https://www.outcomesfirstgroup.co.uk/vacancies/
If you have any further questions regarding how to apply or arrange a visit please call 01664 454264 or contact Dr. Leanne Johnson, Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Regional Head of Children’s Clinical Services, to discuss Clinical Services at Outcomes First Group Leanne.Johnson@ofgl.co.uk
The Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.
We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for