Psychotherapist / Psychologist

Oakham, Commutable from Leicester, Peterborough, Nottingham

Permanent, Part Time.

Up to £40k FTE pro rata (dependent on skills and experience)

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a qualified practitioner to join our specialist in house clinical team in Oakham.

The role

We’re looking for an experienced Practitioner to join us at Outcomes First Group as our Psychotherapist/Psychologist.  Based at The Grange Therapeutics, the post holder will progress the therapeutic services for the school and associated residential homes 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.  

The School

The Grange Therapeutic School is an 85 place SEMH school for children aged 8-18 near Oakham. Based in a Victorian country house with 20 acres of beautiful parkland, it has an established therapy team who work closely with the education staff to improve the social, emotional and academic outcomes of young people with a range of SEN needs

You will be working within a 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.  You will be reporting into our Clinical Well-Being Lead, who is Psychotherapist by professional background.

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for a highly qualified and experienced practitioner who has a clear vision of what outstanding therapeutic services look like.  An excellent leader who is able to work with multi-disciplinary teams and build consensus.  You would need to demonstrate drive, motivation and resilience.

Essential Criteria 

• Relevant Qualification in therapeutic field

• Registered with relevant professional body, e.g. HCPC

• First degree in psychology, education, social work or related discipline.

• Experience in working closely in multi-disciplinary teams

• Experience of working with children and young people using a trauma and neurodevelopmental differences informed approach

• Demonstrable ability to lead other to drive therapeutic ways of working

• Ability to understand and support 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?

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team, who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care.  As part of our wellbeing division, you will have access to professional supervision, a network of colleagues with regular forums for peer reflection and practice development.  Our benefits package includes free parking, shopping discounts and cashback via our ‘Rewards Hub’, and access to content on mindfulness, fitness, recipes and much more as part of our ‘Your Wellbeing Matters’ programme.

As well as opportunities for internal promotion, you will have access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development to help pursue your own personal goals.

Ultimately, all our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference being part of an innovative and well-resourced clinical division.

Applications are invited online .  If you have any further questions regarding how to apply 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, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS and necessary checks. 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.


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