Role: Senior Psychologist / Psychotherapist
Location: The Wenlock School, Dudley
Salary: £49,000 – £52,000 (Pro Rata)
Contract: Term Time only
Are you a Practitioner Psychologist (Clinical, Counselling or Forensic) or Senior Psychotherapist with pre or post qualification experience in working with children who may have Social, Emotional & Mental Health difficulties, Autism, complex needs? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join the multi-disciplinary clinical team within The Wenlock School.
This is an ideal prospect for those who would be excited by creating a nationally important resource with the substantial backing of a leading provider of education and care for children, young people, and adults with complex needs.
About the Role
You will work as part of our specialist multi-disciplinary clinical team (SaLT, OT, Psychological services) within a school setting. Multi-professional working is essential to our aim to provide a high-quality service that promotes the wellbeing and interests of the children and young people it supports.
You will be responsible for providing individual, specialist assessments and carrying out informed interventions to meet the therapeutic needs of our children and young people at a universal, targeted and specialist level. The role also encompasses staff consultation, training and reflective practice. Collaborative working with school staff and integration of therapy support within the day to day running of schools is a key part of this role.
Who we are looking for
We’re looking for a committed and enthusiastic clinician; someone with a holistic and integrated approach to education and clinical services would be perfect for this role.
Appropriate professional registration with the relevant body and experience of working with children and young people required.
A driving license and car are essential.
Why join us?
Outcomes First Group are innovators in education and care and the leading children’s service provider in the UK. A Gold standard employer we have been recognised as Great Place to Work certified for the second year running.
This role forms part of our national wellbeing strategy which is a well-resourced provision implemented to ensure all young people will be nurtured, their physical and mental health will be prioritised, and they will be given opportunities leading to outcomes that align with their strengths and abilities. Join us and you will have a real opportunity to implement change leading to the best possible outcomes working as part of a team of skilled and expert clinicians.
We offer continuous professional training and development for a clear career path, professional clinical supervision, and a network of clinical colleagues with regular forums for peer reflection & practice development. Our benefits package includes shopping discounts and cashback for hundreds of retailers, access to content on mindfulness, fitness, recipes and much more. We also offer a Cycle to Work scheme, BUPA Employee Assistance Programme and Salary Finance (eg advances on your earned pay).
If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply online today or contact Dr Rachel Stretton (Wellbeing & Clinical Locality Lead) via Rachel.Stretton@optionsautism.co.uk for more information.
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.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.