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Role: Psychologist

Salary: £53,600

Location: Midlands

Driving licence and access to a car required

Bright Futures, Inspired By You.

At Horizon, we live up to our values, and we value our people. We are proud to be one of the most innovative providers of young people's residential care and education in the UK. Our success means that we are opening new residential homes and schools and making a difference for young people in a variety of new areas as well as continuing to support young people in our established services.

Horizon Care & Education are looking for 3 Clinical Psychologists to join our passionate team, delivering a comprehensive therapeutic service for children in our care.

What you'll get to do

  • Deliver evidence based therapeutic and psychologically led care which conforms to the standards outlined by the HCPC and BPS under supervision
  • Undertake comprehensive psychological assessments and write psychological reports for children and young people in the care of Horizon Care & Education
  • Develop, write and regularly review/update therapeutic care plans for children and young people in residential care and education
  • Manage a limited caseload for individual intervention, providing specialist psychological input to young people and teams in residential care and educational settings
  • Contribute to the development of a therapeutically informed service across education and residential teams.

What we're looking for from you

  • Experience of working with Children and Young People or relevant demonstrable transferable skills is essential
  • Post-doctoral knowledge of applied psychology including developmental lifespan psychology, models of psychopathology
  • Experiencing in the assessment and management of self-harm / risk / crisis management / safeguarding
  • Experience of teaching, training and/or supervision.
  • Practitioner doctorate or equivalent accepted by the British Psychological Society as qualifying the person to work as a clinical/ counselling/ forensic psychologist/relevant qualification to enable HCPC registration
  • Knowledge of Therapeutic practices
  • Experience of working with sensory strategies
  • A desire to support services through embedding therapeutic practice
  • Well-developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
  • Ability to work autonomously with the support from individual and peer supervision
  • Ability to role model behaviours and attitudes in line with organisational values
  • A sound understanding of Microsoft Office components, including knowledge of Excel, Teams and SharePoint
  • Full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle

Here are just some of the benefits of working for us:

  • Real Living Wage employer
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Christmas bonus
  • Blue Light Card
  • MyGym and MyActive discounts
  • Colleague referral scheme with cash rewards - earn up to £2500 per referral!*
  • Financial wellbeing service
  • Life Assurance
  • Option to buy and sell up to 5 days annual leave
  • Tastecard - spectacular savings on dining, pizza, cinema tickets, supermarkets, and UK attractions!
  • Opportunity to progress in your career through our Education Academy, and ongoing training and professional development.
  • Comprehensive and tailored induction programme including face-to-face training, online modules, shadowing, and local induction period.
  • Face-to-face therapeutic training and support for all colleagues via our SHINE programme.
  • Access to a wide range of free online courses for all colleagues on a variety of topics
  • Employee assistance programme - free, confidential support via Bupa.
  • Community and wellbeing - Your wellbeing matters to us, and we are committed to ensuring you get all the support you need to feel good about what you do. We're in this together.
  • Supportive management and senior leaders.
  • High quality CPD opportunities.
  • Free eye checks.

​If you would like to come and join us on our journey, changing the lives of the children and young people that we care for, then we would like you to get in touch with our recruitment team for an informal conversation! Email us in the first instance.

Horizon Care and Education is committed to quality, equality, and valuing diversity.

This post is subject to satisfactory criminal records check and satisfactory references.

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