Job Title: Assistant Psychologist

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Location: Littlehampton

Salary: £21,000 per annum


We’re looking for an Assistant Psychologist to join Outcomes First Group to be based in Littlehampton supporting our children, young people and their families at Arun Hope Family Assessment Centre.

Someone with a holistic and integrated approach to care  and clinical services would be perfect for this role.


About The Role

The successful applicant will be located close to our Family Assessment Centre and will work alongside a multi-disciplinary team providing services of, but not limited to - Educational Psychology, Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational and Sensory Integration Therapy, Psychotherapy, Clinical Psychology, Therapy Assistants and other appropriate professions as the allocated services require to meet the needs of children, young people and families.


Who we are looking for

We are looking for an individual interested in developing skills and experience across a range of services, to include SEMH, as well as neurodevelopmental differences.  The post-holder will work under the direct supervision of a Psychotherapist to support the overall framework of the service policies and procedures and support the integration of their specific service in the day to day running of each provision i.e. standardised assessments and clinical services. A key aspect of the role will be supporting the delivery of informed interventions at a universal, targeted and specialist level to support our wider teams in meeting our children, young peoples, and adult’s needs in line with set care plans.

The role is required to take place in our brand new Family Assessment Centre that is due to open in September.


Key Skills

  • Eligibility for registration with the BPS (graduate basis) required.
  • Undergraduate degree in Psychology - grade 2:1 or above
  • Able to work under the supervision of a qualified Psychologist.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Previous experience of working within an educational setting and/or with children desirable.
  • Able to manage own time and prioritise tasks.


Why work for us

  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Social activities
  • "Your Wellbeing Matters"
  • Employee Rewards Hub
  • Pension
  • Free School meals on site
  • No two days are ever the same
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path
  • Access to an allocated budget assigned for continuous professional development, training and on costs for a clear career path
  • Supportive team environment
  • Well-resourced provision
  • Ongoing funded clinical supervision/Licence


About the Group

  • We are part of Outcomes First Group and Acorn Care and Education and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.
  • We provide Education and Care across a number of fostering agencies, schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist knowledge and expertise within Children’s services means we offer thousands of vulnerable children and young people across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our homes are rated as Outstanding or Good.
  • We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.


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

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