Job Vacancy: Clinical Psychologist (NHS Band 7 equivalent)

Post date: Sep 21, 2018 12:37:4 PM

An opportunity has arisen for a qualified HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist to work within Action for ASD’s Adult Diagnostic Services team. The role involves assessing and diagnosing (using relevant tools) adults referred to the service presenting with signs of Autism Spectrum Conditions, without Learning Disability. Referrals to our service typically come either from self-referral, GP or from local Mental Health Services.

The post holder will be able to develop the role over time and will receive specialist supervision in Autism and diagnosis from our Chartered Clinical Psychologist in line with HCPC and BPS requirements. The role will also include consultation with external agencies, making appropriate recommendations and informing care plans where appropriate. There is also opportunity to be involved with developing and delivering training packages to other professionals, families and carers.

The post will be based at the Action for ASD Autism Resource Centre in Burnley, however occasional visits to client’s homes will be necessary. There is the opportunity for further professional development with this post and access to training and membership to the National Special Interest group.

We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community.

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement (if applicable).

Action for ASD is committed to safeguarding adults and children and all successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Check with the disclosure and barring service.

For further details, please click on the Job Pack link below.

Please note that all applications are to be made via the NHS Jobs website. Click here to be re-directed to the website. The job reference you need to search for is J183-A-18-39406.