Salary: Up to £55,000 (Pro Rata)
Permanent: 32 hours per week
Location: Bedfordshire. This role covers 2 schools, Potterspury Lodge and Bletchley Park
Full UK Driving Licence is essential for this role.
Learning Difficulties / Education experience preferred. Supervision experience preferred.
The Cambian Group, the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities, is looking for a dedicated, caring individual to join the company as a psychologist.
Cambian Potterspury Lodge School is a 38 week residential school for young people aged 8-18 who have a diagnosis of Asperger's Syndrome, challenging behaviour and complex needs
Cambian Bletchley Park School is an independent specialist school, offering 38-week day placements for students aged 7-19 years with autism, communication difficulties, challenging behaviour and related conditions or diagnoses.
We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.
The role will involve the assessment, formulation and treatment of the young people’s psychological needs. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, nursing, psychiatry, care and education. As a senior member of the therapy team, the post-holder will be expected to contribute to service development and work closely with other psychologists within the region to continually improve service provision
Full induction training is given. You will also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession and just like our young people you will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring and support.
To be successful in this role you will be excited by the Cambian vision and values and will relish an opportunity to make a difference. You will need to be a clear communicator, well-organised, confident and capable of managing a complex caseload in a demanding environment. Experience of supervising others and providing training to multi-disciplinary staff is desirable.
Successful candidates will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. Cambian is an equal opportunities employer.
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