Clinical Psychologist – Grade 12 (£41,850 - £43,860)
Working for Croydon, you will have the opportunity to be part of a newly developed clinical service, which is innovative and dynamic.
We are looking for a clinical psychologist to join our clinical service at a time of exciting and positive changes. Working alongside our Senior Clinician, you will be leading on developing a clinical service within our children with disabilities service. We are keen to ensure that our clinical services are bespoke, flexible and offer timely responses. We wish to recruit a clinical psychologist open to outreach working practices; holding in mind the importance of well-being through relational practices, an understanding of social conditions and power.
We have a clear practice framework which privileges relationship based practice as a medium for change and we have invested in a whole systems approach to systemic training for all staff. #
You will be an experienced, accredited and registered clinical psychologist, with an ability to work in diverse ways with this cohort of children and young people, carers and networks. You will be creative, being able to support this service area using a multitude of skills at your disposal. You will be responsible for the creation, provision and governance of a high quality specialist and clinical service. You will be able you to use your experience and training within a statutory children’s service to effect positive outcomes for children and young people. You will be keen to practice privileging the importance of relationships, effectively engaging with our residents, partners, managers, social worker and practitioners; ensuring that our children and young people do not experience a number of placement changes.
In return, we will offer you high quality support and development opportunities, specialist CPD and much more. If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for an informal discussion.
Closing date – Sunday 3 October 2021
Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements.
As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role.
Croydon council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. The Successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.