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Clinical Psychologist

Job Description

Are you a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist seeking a new PERMANENT challenge? Do you have previous experience working with Children and Younger People suffering with complex needs?

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for an experienced Clinical/Counselling/Educational/Forensic Psychologist to support our established Client in the Oxfordshire area. The service is an Independent Specialist Day School for Children and Younger People between the ages of 5 - 14 with complex educational needs, communication difficulties and challenging behaviours.

Job Purpose: Clinical/Counselling/Educational/Forensic Psychologist
Salary: £56,624 - £66,453 + £250 SCS Welcome Bonus
Location: Wheatley, Oxfordshire
Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 - 4:30pm
Contract: 37.5 hours per week | Part-Time will be considered (3 days minimum)

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure the needs and views of our children and young people are at the heart of everything we do: offering evidence based, holistic and child-centred assessments and interventions across the Three Waves of Intervention and in line with the WG Therapeutic Focus Model.
  • To undertake high quality clinical assessments of children and young people and develop formulations of therapeutic need. To write reports as part of a multidisciplinary team or individually to reflect assessment, progress and outcomes as required.
  • To work closely with our children and young people ensuring personalised adaptable plans of support, communicating, reviewing and celebrating children and young people's success and achievement with them.
  • To develop evidence-based programmes of intervention and to formally evaluate the impact and outcomes of such interventions.
  • Organise and facilitate internal child focused meetings in partnership with the Homes Therapists, ensuring appropriate staff are invited.
  • To safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people at all times and to follow Group policy and procedures in this area. All staff have a key role and responsibility in this area.
  • To work with the Regional Director (Clinical) in helping to promote and develop our service links and work flexibly as may be required by the needs of the service and carry out any other reasonable duties as required.
  • To complete administrative requirements in a timely manner. These include evidencing that you are meeting EHCP requirements, liaison and completion of MDT reports and updating WG-EHCP targets.
  • To attend monthly, clinical and line management supervision. To complete progress reviews monthly in the first 6 months and then termly. Supervision and line management will be provided by a Senior Psychologist who you will report directly to.


  • Psychology Qualification
  • HCPC Registration
  • Experience working with Children and Younger People with complex needs


  • Full School Holidays / 35 Days including Bank Holidays
  • Family Healthcare Plan - Access to instant check-ups and consultations
  • Car Purchase Scheme
  • Career Development and Training
  • Wellbeing and Employee Assistance Support
  • Pension Contribution
  • Life Insurance
  • High-Street Vouchers and Apple Scheme
  • Family Days Out
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Free Meals