Clinical Psychologist Job Vacancy
We are recruiting for a Band 8a Clinical Psychologist.
The role will be focusing on Children's Therapy, in particular, Autism Diagnosis in Essex. The role is an initial 6-9 month contract, but there is scope for extension of this. The role can be taken as a remote position or if you are based in West Essex the role can be office/site based, depending on preference. Although this can be an entirely remote position, there will be some occasions where it may best for consultations to be done face to face so you may be expected to travel across West Essex so a clean driving license and flexibility is essential.
Essentials for the role is a Degree in Psychology, previous experience working with children in regards to social communication disorders and autism and work experience as a qualified clinical psychologist at a specialist level. You will need to be HCPC registered and be training or proficient in ADOS-2 and/or ADIR/3Di.
The hours of the role are totally flexible, you can work between 22 hours - 37.5 hours a week depending on your own schedule and lifestyle. Start and finish times are also negotiable - meaning this is an excellent role for those that have commitments they need to work around. The salary on offer will be dependant on experience but they are offering band 8A rate, between £45,753 - £51,668 (FTE). You'll also receive NHS pension, 5 weeks of annual leave (pro rata) and indemnity costs paid for.
Your key day to day responsibilities will include psychological assessment of those referred onto you for Autism diagnosis, which will involve interviews with clients, family, and health care providers, neuropsychological tests, rating scales and observations, in order to create a correct diagnosis and care place from there. Comprehensive and accurate report writing is required. You'll need to be able to use ADOS-2 & 3DI/ADI-R tools to asses and diagnose Autistic Spectrum Disorders and work with colleagues within the JADES service to carry out clinics to assist with care plans.
This is a unique opportunity for a clinical specialist to work in such a flexible way, with negotiable parameters and at home working, for some more information or to be considered for the role, please call Inci on 0114 275 7421 or click APPLY.
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