Are you a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist, registered by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)? Do you want to make a difference? Do you want to work in an environment where you can use your clinical skills and your creativity to achieve the best for people?
Main duties of the job
An opportunity has arisen for a Clinical/Counselling Psychologist to be part of our multidisciplinary team, delivering comprehensive assessment, formulation and recovery focussed interventions to people who are experiencing homelessness.
Under the supervision of a senior HCPC registered Clinical/Counselling Psychologist, the post holder will ensure that people who access our services receive high quality care that adheres to best practice guidelines. The post holder will aim to reduce the distress and improve the psychological well-being of people in treatment. You will also be part of our national Psychology Directorate for reflective practice, peer support, research, and CPD opportunities.
Our model emphasises physical, psychological, and emotional safety and helps people to rebuild a sense of control and empowerment in their lives and in their communities. The post holder will work to ensure that psychological perspectives are central to everyone’s thinking. They will support the empowerment of teams and individuals to increase knowledge, skills, and professional confidence around the needs of the people who access our services. Through consultancy, reflective practice, team formulation, training and clinical case management, the post holder will help the wider team create an innovative and effective trauma-informed service
Believe in people
At Change Grow Live, above all else we believe in people. It’s the one thing that acts as a foundation for all our work.
If you use our services: we understand what you’re going through. We won’t judge. We believe you can make positive changes in your life.
If you work or volunteer for us: we believe in your potential. We believe you can do brilliant, life-changing work.
Our mission and vision
Our mission is to help people change the direction of their lives, grow as individuals, and live life to its full potential.
The vision we’re working towards is to develop, deliver and share a whole person approach that changes society.
We believe that having diverse people working as part of our team makes us the organisation that we are.
We actively encourage applications from people from all backgrounds to help us to provide the best possible experience for the people who use our services and to make Change Grow Live a great place to work.
The safety of vulnerable children, young people and adults is our absolute priority. We will support you in your role to make sure that you are equipped to support the safety of people who use our services and those around them, to the highest standard possible.
To undertake a range of specialist clinical work relating to problem substance use, recovery, trauma, and other mental health challenges.
To contribute to multidisciplinary assessment of, and intervention for people with complex needs.
To contribute to the delivery of reflective practice groups, team formulations and other psychologically informed approaches for clinical and non-clinical teams.
To contribute to the development, evaluation, and delivery of specialist training around psychological and psychosocial intervention.
To contribute to research at the local and national level.
To demonstrate clinical leadership through personal conduct and practice.
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
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