|Salary:||£23,000 – 30,000 per annum (D.O.E)|
|Hours:||37.5 hours per week|
Compass Children’s Homes is an independent social care provider with an excellent reputation for providing high quality and tailored packages of care to young people. Based in the South area, we have a range of independent residential homes and a school.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Programme Psychologist, who has a masters in Forensic Psychology to work within a team of assistant psychologists and deliver individual and group work.
The successful applicant will receive specialist training in working therapeutically with children presenting with problematic sexual behaviour. You will work in partnership with Mentor Forensic Services, ensuring that the therapeutic aims of their work are implemented within the home environment. Undertaking psychological assessments by applying psychometric tests, self report measures, rating scales, direct and indirect structured observations and semi-structured interviews with service users, family members and others involved in their care.
Compass Children’s Homes will supply excellent support and professional supervision as well as regular training opportunities and the opportunity to undertake further qualifications. This exciting opportunity offers the right candidate the opportunity to work for an independent provider that is committed to staff development, staff retention and equality of opportunity.
- Active, energetic, creative, outgoing character
- Good Communicator and Fluent English speaking
- A masters in Forensic Psychology
- Full driving licence
- Aged over 22
- Experience of group work with young people desirable
- Experience of assessment in intervention with problematic sexual behaviour desirable
Compass Community is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all post are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our services.
The successful applicant will be appointed subject to references, enhanced DBS and screening. This post requires a driving licence and you must be aged 22 and above.