An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 Clinical Psychologist’s to join our ever growing Positive behaviour, Autism, Learning disability, Mental health Service (PALMS) Team.
PALMS offers individually tailored support for children and young people (CYP), aged 0-19 who have a global learning disability and/or Autistic Spectrum Disorder, helping families to manage challenging behaviour and/or to support mental health needs. PALMS aims to keep children and young people with their families within Hertfordshire thereby improving outcomes for all family members. PALMS provides early intervention where necessary and intensive support to families reaching crisis with a step up and step down approach throughout their care journey. Interventions include workshops, groups, individual therapy, and therapeutic work with parents/carers/siblings.
We are seeking to appoint 2 motivated and forward thinking clinicians who can work flexibly and are committed to supporting Children and Young People (CYP) and their families across Hertfordshire.
PALMS is a friendly, cohesive and proactive team who value feedback. We empower all team members to contribute to the continuous development of the service and welcome innovation and change.
The ideal candidate will be:
We can offer you:
The posts are permanent and will be at either the QEII Hospital, Welwyn Garden City and Danestrete Child Development Centre, Stevenage. PALMS are open to flexible working and therefore part time / job share would be considered - working a minimum of 0.6 WTE.
A full valid driving license and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).
Closing date for applications will be on Sunday 1st March 2020 with Interviews running on Monday 16th March 2020 at St Albans Children’s Centre
Please note there will be a group task at the beginning of the day which all candidates will need to attend. Successful candidates will then be invited to return for their individual interview later in the day. Timings will be allocated on the day.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Rebecca Scullion, Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Lead, Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust on 01727 732007 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org