Forensic Psychologist - Talent Pool

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1341408621-2
  • Date Posted: 31 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Outcomes First Group
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Apprentice Pay: £63,840
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Driving, Health and Safety, Project Management, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Does working 4 days a week but with FULL pay sound like a dream?! It doesn't have to be! Have a better work/life balance and come and work for Outcomes First Group! (subject to t's & c's)

Are you a Forensic Psychologist excited to work during times of transformative change? Are you experienced, or have a keen interest, in working with the challenges associated with neurodiversity (Autism, ADHD), complex and developmental trauma and complex needs? Do you want to help create a nationally important resource with the substantial backing of one of the leading providers of education and care for young people with SEN?

If so, we have the role for you! We are growing our Clinical Teams and are looking for Forensic Psychologist's, throughout the UK, to work within our SEN Schools.

You will be a part of a multi-disciplinary well-being and therapeutic team who provide essential services to meet the needs of the people we care for.

We have a number of vacancies throughout the UK, and new opportunities arising in coming months. You can view all of our current vacancies at . If you do not see a role that is suitable but would like to be considered for future opportunities please submit your application via the link to this advertisement.

About the Group

Outcomes First Group is the largest independent provider of high quality special needs education and care. We are a vital part of local communities in England, Scotland and Wales with a renowned reputation for quality and positive outcomes for the people we educate and care for.

We are really proud to say that in 2024, Outcomes First Group were officially certified as a 'Great Place to Work' for the fifth year running.

Our divisional brands include Acorn Education and Options Autism.

For more information on the group please visit: /

Essential Criteria:

  • Post-graduate doctoral level qualification in Psychology (clinical, counselling, forensic).
  • Registered with the HCPC and BPS.
  • Experience in supervising Assistant Psychologists
  • Experience of working with children and adults who have an intellectual disability and/or autism with additional needs (e.g. complex trauma, mental health needs, behaviours of concern)
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a range of key partners
  • Able to work sensitively with people and resolve conflict effectively
  • Evidence of continuing professional development relevant to the setting
  • Substantial and relevant post-qualification experience with adults and children.
  • Experience of lecturing/teaching/training
  • Full valid UK driving licence and access to a car
  • Skills in the management of data are also important as the role includes collecting and analysing data to inform various pieces of service delivery, development and project work.

For further information on this role please refer the Job Description and Person Specification attached. To discuss this role in more detail, please contact:

Why work for us?

Benefits

Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you'll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • up to £60,000 pa
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • "Your Wellbeing Matters" - access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks
  • Work 4 days, be paid for 5 T&C's apply - following successful completion of the probation period

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that's right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100's of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that's not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you'll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS.

Job ID: 230880