Clinical Psychologist

Location Maidstone, Kent
Contract type Fixed term
Closing date Wednesday 25th October 2017
Salary £30,460 - £46,621
Job Categories Other 
Clinical Psychologist

Kent Adoption Service in partnership with Coram is recruiting a Clinical Psychologist to join our multi-disciplinary Adoption and Special Guardianship Support Team. The team provides assessment and therapeutic interventions plus training and support for adopted children, young people and their families living in Kent. We combine systemic and psychoanalytic approaches and work closely with the network around each child. This is an opportunity to join a developing and innovative service with excellent supervision and support and close links with Coram and the Tavistock and Portman NHS foundation Trust.

The successful candidate will provide expert clinical assessment and interventions to adopters, special guardianship carers and children once an adoption or special guardianship order is granted. The post holder will provide group, family and individual interventions to adoptive families; advice and support to the network around the child, including schools; develop and deliver training for adopters in areas of child and adolescent development and consultative support to other team members and social workers in the adoption service teams when required. The post holder would be required to fully embrace and support Coram Kent County Council and Coram’s vision for developing a multi-disciplinary team with a team around the child approach within the national adoption reform agenda.   

Working Hours- Minimum 3 days per week, maximum full time, 9-5 office hours. The post holder will be expected to work some evenings and weekends which can be taken as toil.

Closing Date for this role: Wednesday 25th October- 9am.

Interview Date: Tuesday 31st October

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