Clinical Psychologist – Fareham

Job Reference – 604

  • Hours: Part-Time (30 p/week Mon-Friday) – We are happy to talk flexible working
  • Salary: £27,019 – £40,622 per annum (FTE = £41, 915 – £50,783 per annum) Band K
  • Closing date: 10th November 2019
  • Interview dates: TBC

Due to continued growth, and the high demand for our clinical services within the local community, we are looking to recruit a Clinical Psychologist to join our Hub team, based in Fareham.

The Hub is a unique service which opened in April 2018.  It follows a ‘trauma informed care’ approach, which offers evidence based assessments and interventions to Fair Way’s children, young people and their support networks. The Hub is a creative and forward thinking team who are passionate about systemic approaches to ensure the most vulnerable group of children and young people have their needs appropriately met.

Fair Ways is an expanding, dynamic charity who strongly believes in providing opportunities for individuals 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 Organisation to Work For in the Sunday Times Awards, which is a testament to Fair Way’s people-centred values.

As our Clinical Psychologist, you will be involved in;

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

Personal Skills

  • You 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
  • Be able to evidence training and qualifications in a range of therapeutic models e.g. CBT, CAT and in the use of specific psychometric and/or neuro-psychological assessment tools
  • Membership of the HCPC or BABCP is essential
  • Substantial experience as a psychological therapist with children, young people and families
  • The ability to communicate effectively and competently with individuals from a wide range of backgrounds
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and able to deal with colleagues at all levels
  • Able to work appropriately with confidential and sensitive information.

Rewards

Fair Ways places importance on valuing staff and recognising the key role staff play in the organisation, which is why we offer a competitive benefits package as below;

  • Enhanced annual leave/Annual leave purchase scheme
  • Free access to a legal, financial and personal advice helpline (Available 24/7)
  • Discounts on a variety of local products and services
  • The option to participate in a range of accredited courses
  • Health scheme (After one year’s service)

Next Step

Interested in this position?

To find out more and apply, please download the Job Description and an Application Form here, or please contact Head Office (02380 230400) and ask for the Recruitment Team. Alternatively you can email Recruitment@fairways.co directly, and a member of the team will respond to your query as soon as possible.