Daytime Healthcare is offering exciting opportunity in a prison facility based in Oakhill, Milton Keynes.As well as offering great company benefits, our client is seeking a qualified Clinical Psychologist for a part-time role (22.5 hours per week)As part of a well-established team, you will work with children, their families, the wider healthcare team, internal support teams as well as external agencies to provide psychological assessment, formulation and therapy as well as advice and consultation to colleagues and other non-professional carers. You will write reports for court and referral panels and liaise with the psychiatrist in relation to advising youth and crown courts, especially regarding court appearances. You will also provide reports to other agencies including Special Educational Services, Out-Patient Teams and Social Services.You will contribute to training on a multi-disciplinary basis and utilise research skills for clinical audit and to inform service development both locally, regionally and in line with national initiatives. Working autonomously within professional guidelines and the overall framework of the service policies and procedures, you will also provide clinical supervision to less experienced staff.You must have the following essential skills and experience * An Honours Degree in Psychology recognised for graduate membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS). * A Doctoral Degree or equivalent recognised by the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) and BPS as qualification for the independent practice of Clinical Psychology in the National Health Service. * Eligible for membership of the Division of Clinical Psychology, British Psychological Society. * HCPC registered practitioner psychologist. * A minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with children and adolescents * Able to work within challenging and complex situations * Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels * Ability to manage and maintain own caseload and work autonomously within the specialist area. * The ability to write confidential reports for multi-agency partners including inputting to EHCP where indicated. * Experience in undertaking audits and data collectionAny experience of the following would be an advantage * developing and supporting psychological work of other staff groups through teaching, training, clinical supervision and consultation. * providing consultation to professionals in creating management plans for children and young people
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