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Job Description

Service Care Solutions are working in partnership with our established client to recruit an experienced Psychologist in the Wakefield area. The service is a specialist Day School for Children and Younger People between the ages of 5-13 who have a range of Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs.

The successful candidate will provide support Younger People with varied Learning Disabilities including ADHD, ASD, SEMH and SLCN as well as Developmental Trauma, Neuro-developmental Conditions and Special Educational Needs. The service received a rating of 'OUTSTANDING' in their most recent Ofsted report.

Job Purpose: Psychologist

Salary: £51,701-£60,675 per annum + £250 Welcome Bonus

Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 08:30-16:30

Contract: Full-time | 37.5 Hours

The post holder will work as part of the Multidisciplinary Team to engage, encourage and inspire the Younger People to be themselves.
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 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 develop evidence based programmes of intervention and to formally evaluate the impact and outcomes of such interventions.
  • To role model to all children and young people, education and care colleagues how to promote positive mental health, self-esteem, and relationships.
  • To develop professional relationships with home and school staff.
  • Organise and facilitate internal child focused meetings in partnership with the Homes Therapists, ensuring appropriate staff are invited.
  • To deliver training to education or care staff teams in relation to supporting our children and young people.


  • Psychology Qualification
  • Professional Registration (HCPC)
  • Substantial experience working with Children & Younger People


  • £250 Welcome Bonus, paid via Service Care Solutions
  • Paid School 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

Are you happy with your current agency? At SCS, we believe in rewarding your loyalty and hard-work!

  • £250 Welcome Bonus - We are offering a Welcome Bonus of £250, paid after completion of four weeks in your new placement.
  • Refer a Friend (Earn up to £750 per Referral) - Simply refer your friend. If they get the role, we'll give you up to £750 per Referral.