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Assistant Clinical Psychologist

Posted 18 days ago

  • Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Any
  • External
  • Expires In 2 months
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic psychology graduate to join our team delivering neurodiversity and therapy services to our diverse range of client groups. About us The Psychology Consultancy is an established, ambitious and growing independent psychology practice specialising in delivering neurodiversity and trauma treatment services to a range of client groups. We have recently won a significant contract with a large public sector organisation. We are passionate about using psychology to promote resilience, inclusion, and mental well-being. Job summary/key duties. You will be involved in delivering clinical services such as psychometric assessment and offering evidence based psychological interventions under the clinical supervision of a qualified psychologist or consultant psychologist. You will prepare clinical resources for use in psychology assessment and intervention, as well as our training courses, using a range of desktop and online applications. You will be involved in the day to day running of the service, in areas such as clinical administration, audit, and the preparation of service-related management information. You will have the opportunity to do project work or conduct in-service research, usually in partnership with our partners in the statutary or charitable sector. This includes qualitative and quantitative data analysis. A key part of the role will be liaison with clients, partner organisations, and other members of the team including colleagues and associates. The role also involves contributing to our social media footprint, by, for example, writing for our online blog. Essential requirements for the role. A degree qualification in psychology (2.1 or above) and the British Psychological Society’s Graduate Basis for Registration. You will need to build excellent working relationships with colleagues, clients and other key stakeholders. You need to be able to build excellent rapport with both adults and children, and be able to communicate sensitive information to clients and professionals. Excellent ICT skills and be able to use the Office 365 suite of products at an advanced level. You need to be an independent worker and able to use your own initiative on a day to day basis. You need to have a degree-level knowledge of research design and data analysis. What do we offer? We offer a friendly and encouraging work environment (with good coffee and a great library!). We aim to create opportunities for team members to develop their careers in areas they have a passion for through involvement in projects and community work. We are a small company and as such you will be able to gain experience across the whole of our scope of work, from the way services are designed and developed, through to being a key member of the clinical team delivering clinical intervention. The post holder will be a key team member and vital to our continued success. Although the role is full-time (40 hrs p/w), we are very positive about flexible working arrangements and encourage team members to maintain a good work-life balance. The duties of the role will, however, require that you attend the office in person for the majority of your work hours. You will be offered training, regular clinical supervision and continuing professional development (CPD) as appropriate to the role. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check and the successful candidate may be required to undergo additional vetting due to our work with partner organisations in the criminal justice system. The post is subject to a 3 month probation period. You will be required to provide proof of identity on interview. How to apply? Please make sure of the following: Your application contains up to date contact information for you, so that we are able to reach you. Both your CV and cover letters are brief (3 sides of 1.5 spaced A4 maximum each). Your cover letter should specify how you meet the essential criteria and why you think you would be a great candidate for the role. Please include 2 references , including your current employer (if you are a new graduate, an academic reference can be used instead of a current employer). We will contact references prior to interview if you are shortlisted, unless you specify otherwise.
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