Clinical Services
• NHS Band 7/8a equivalent, depending on experience (£38,890-45,753)
01 Feb 2021

About The Role

Established in 1975, the Hesley Group provides flexible, specialist residential services and schools. We aim to offer the best possible care, education and vocational opportunities for young people and adults, often with autism, who have a learning disability and complex needs including behaviour which may challenge. 

We require a Registered Clinical/Forensic Psychologist to work within the Adult services Applied Psychology team. The team consists of Qualified Psychologists, Assistant Psychologists and Behavioural Therapists. The post will be provide clinical input where needed across our sites in South and North Yorkshire (Barnsley, Doncaster, Easingwold nr York). We have additional new services in the pipeline for 2021/22. Base to be discussed at interview.
The people we support in Adult services may require support with a range of specific needs, including: issues relating to trauma, attachment and loss; emotional health and wellbeing; behaviours of concern; identity and relationship development. Support may be delivered via individual therapy sessions, or indirectly through staff training and consultation.

Please direct any queries to: Liz Barkham (Lead Consultant Forensic Psychologist; Adult Services) at the following address:

Interview date (Via Zoom):   Week commencing 8th February 2021.

About You

The successful candidate must have:

  • Experience of working with an autism and / or learning disability population, including experience of specialist psychological assessment and interventions with clients and staff teams.

  • A sound understanding of the principles and application of positive behaviour support and the Mental Capacity Act. Experience of supervising non-qualified staff is desirable.

  • HCPC registration as a Clinical or Forensic Psychologist. Newly qualified psychologists awaiting HCPC registration are welcome to apply.

About Us

In return, we offer a commitment to regular supervision from a Consultant Psychologist and outstanding continuing professional development via opportunities for internal and external training and mentoring. There is opportunity to influence and contribute to the continued development of the Adult Applied Psychology service.

You will be joining a team who are passionate about promoting the welfare of the people we support and a company who values its employees.

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