• Alisdair Low

Part-time Psychologist - £19,900 - Cranborne, Dorset

Initially 3 days per week - £19,900. FTE £40,000

This Education Group is an innovative provider of education and care for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities throughout the UK.

They are currently looking for a Psychologist in Cranborne where their School provides highly person-centred study programmes for young people aged 11-16, with autistic spectrum conditions including Asperger’s syndrome, social and emotional difficulties, anxiety disorders and mental health needs.

The Role Your role will be to use psychological models and practices to enhance the learning, cognitive and emotional skills of children and young people in order to prepare them for adult life.

Key elements of the post include:

  • Oversight of Positive Behaviour Support and Clinical Risk Assessment within the school

  • Individual clinical assessments and treatment for some students

  • Providing consultation and support to the education staff team

  • Facilitating a reflective practice group for education staff

  • Supervision of the Assistant Psychologist

The role will also give you the opportunity to provide training and guidance to teams on such issues as behaviour support, mental health and communication, especially for young people with Autism.

You will also take a lead role in providing summaries of progress/intervention/risk assessments where appropriate for MDT’s in advance of meetings and provide training and support to families where required

Experience: Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate:

  • Post graduate qualification in Psychology.

  • Registered and accredited with Health & Care Profession Council (HCPC) as a Practitioner Psychologist.

  • Working with young people with special education needs and high levels of support.

  • Working with young people with Autism and associated difficulties.

  • Working in a school, college or care setting is desirable.

  • Working within a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Current evidence-based practice.

Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Integritas is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.