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Job Title:         Practitioner Psychologist

Location:         Jubilee School, Hampshire

Salary:             Up to £65,000 per annum (dependent on experience) plus £3000 Welcome Bonus and Relocation package £3000. (Relocation package dependent/ agreed based on distance)

Hours:              37.5 hours per week; Monday -Friday, 8am – 4pm or 9am – 5pm

Contract:         Permanent, 52 weeks

Essential:         Full UK Driving Licence and access to own vehicle required

We are seeking an experienced Practitioner Psychologist to join our Clinical Wellbeing team. As the lead for psychological therapies, the post holder will be responsible for designing and implementing tailored assessment and intervention plans for our pupils. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the expansion of our clinical provision and make a meaningful impact by implementing a holistic and therapeutic approach.

About the role

This post has been created to shape and develop our local clinical wellbeing service. Our multifaceted and therapeutic approach aims to address the whole person, taking into consideration clinical, biological, physiological and psychological aspects.

The successful applicant will work alongside a multidisciplinary teams, also forming part of a group wide specialist Clinical Wellbeing team. Providing a systematic high quality psychology service within the designated provision(s) for our pupils, you will be working with others to promote the wellbeing and best interests of our pupils, whilst endorsing the effectiveness of the service in achieving its aims and objectives and ensuring a high-quality service provision in line with best practice guidelines and internal policies and procedures.

Undertaking all associated psychology duties whilst adhering to professional and regulatory guidelines, you will carry out assessments, designing individualised plans and strategies. As well as implementing evidence-based therapeutic interventions; report writing and multi-professional reviews. Providing advice, information and training to staff, and other members of the Clinical Wellbeing team(s), as well as parents, commissioners and other agencies.

Our Clinical Wellbeing Team maintain a nurturing environment where our pupils can flourish, always putting them at the forefront of everything they do. All our settings maintain a strong safeguarding culture, and our pupils are heard, respected and involved in decisions that affect them wherever possible.

When it comes to looking after our pupils, we strive for excellence, which is why we are the leading children service provider in the UK.  With this in mind, we are looking for a Practitioner Psychologist who shares our vision; to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world.

Location: Jubilee School, Waterlooville, PO7 7RE 

Jubilee School (acornjubileeschool.co.uk)

Jubilee School provides education, therapy, welfare and support for both boys and girls aged from 5 to 16 years who have social, emotional and mental health difficulties as well as other complex needs.

About the Group

Outcomes First Group is the largest independent provider of special needs education. We are a vital part of local communities in England, Scotland and Wales with a renowned reputation for quality and positive outcomes for the people we educate for.

We are really proud to say that in 2024, Outcomes First Group were officially certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ for the fifth year running.

Our divisional brands include Acorn Education and Options Autism.

For more information on the group please visit: https://www.outcomesfirstgroup.co.uk/

Essential Criteria:

  • Post-graduate doctoral level qualification in Psychology (clinical, counselling, forensic) 
  • Registered with the HCPC and BPS
  • Experienced in working with young people with ASD and complex needs
  • Evidence of continuing professional development relevant to the setting
  • Substantial and relevant post-qualification experience with children and young people
  • Experience of lecturing/teaching/training
  • Good knowledge of relevant psychometric tools
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Full valid UK driving licence and access to a car 

For further information on this role please refer the Job Description and Person Specification attached. To discuss this role in more detail, please contact: recruitment@ofgl.co.uk

Why work for us?

Alongside working with a network of clinical colleagues with regular forums for peer reflection and practice development, Outcomes First Group offer an array of flexible benefit options.

Benefits

Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Life Assurance
    Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks
  • Work 4 days, be paid for 5 *T&C's apply – following  successful completion of the probation period

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the children and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS.

Job ID: 241592

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