An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 Band 7 Clinical Psychologist 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 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.
One post will be based at QEII Hospital in Welwyn Garden City covering the East and North of the county. This post will be permanent and full time.
One post will be based at St Albans Children’s Centre covering the South and West of the county. This post is fixed term for 2 years and full time, however as the team continues to evolve, we secure additional funding year on year.
PALMS are open to flexible working and therefore part time / job share would be considered, working a minimum of 0.6 WTE.
The ideal candidates will be:
We can offer you:
Closing date for applications will be midnight on 2nd November 2020. Due to COVID19, interviews will be run using video conferencing and full details and instructions will be provided to successful candidates.
This role requires you to drive across Hertfordshire . You must hold 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).
If you do not meet both criteria, it is unlikely that you will be shortlisted for this role.
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.