Clinical Psychologist – Fareham

Job Reference – 604

  • Hours: Part-Time (30 p/week) – We are happy to talk flexible working
  • Salary: £41,915 – £50,783 per annum, pro-rata (actual £33,532 – £40,626)
  • Closing date: 29th September 2019
  • Interview dates: TBC

Fair Ways is an expanding, dynamic charity that strongly believes in providing opportunities for people to meet their full potential. Fair Ways is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and families and we expect all staff to share this commitment. We have recently been awarded fourth best Not-for-Profit Organisations to work for in the Sunday Times Awards.

Our staff play a critical role in the success of the business. It is our people who innovate, develop, promote our identity and deliver our services. We all share a common goal to deliver excellent services in line with our Mission, Vision & Values.

Due to our continued success and the demand for our clinical services, we are looking to recruit a Clinical Psychologist to join the team.

This is a new role for Fair Ways after the successful opening of our Therapeutic Hub based in Fareham, Hampshire. The Hub opened in April 2018 and follows a ‘trauma-informed care’ approach to offer evidence-based assessments and interventions to Fair Ways children and young people and their support networks. We are creative, forward-thinking and passionate about systemic approaches to ensure the most vulnerable group of children and young people have their needs appropriately met.

Job Responsibilities

As our Clinical Psychologist, you will be involved in;

  • Maintaining an individual caseload; working independently and using your own initiative, whilst being professionally accountable for the direct delivery of therapeutic work
  • Working within The Hub processes to help identify and assess the need for Hub intervention
  • Offering a psychological perspective through assessment, consultation and reflection that considers the wider context and relationship of the family (in all its forms)
  • Undertaking evidence-based, specialist assessments and direct interventions with children, young people, families and networks where an assessed need is identified

Personal Skills

Our ideal candidate must hold a PhD/Master’s Degree and have had further specialist training research or study, combined with advanced theoretical and practical knowledge within the field of Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Looked After Children. You will also need to evidence training and qualifications in a range of therapeutic models e.g. CBT, CAT and in the use of specific psychometric and/or neuropsychological assessment tools. Membership of the HCPC or BABCP is essential.

In addition to your qualifications, you will need to have had substantial experience as a psychological therapist with children, young people and families. On top of all that, you need to be able to communicate effectively and competently, often in stressful situations. An enhanced DBS check is required – the cost of which will be met by Fair Ways.

Rewards

Fair Ways places importance on valuing staff and recognising the key role staff play in the organisation that’s why we offer:

  • In-house Induction training prior to starting in your role
  • Health Cash Plan Scheme
  • Staff Discounts
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • A wide range of accredited courses from Level 2 Awards to Level 5 Diploma’s in Health and Social Care, Children and Young People, Counselling, Health Care, and Assessing
  • Offer access to Legal, Financial and Personal Advice
  • An active Employee Committee
  • Auto-enrolment into Pension Scheme

Next Step

Interested in the vacancy? We encourage a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all communities.

Download the Application Form here or please phone Head Office (02380 230400) and ask for the Recruitment team or email Recruitment@fairways.co