City of London, London
Up to £42,200 per annum + £2,800 pa London Weighting
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Victim Support is looking for a Clinical Psychologist to join our Children and Young People Service in London.

Victim Support (VS) is an independent charity for people affected by crime in England and Wales. We work towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and respect they deserve.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Psychologist with a background in child and adolescent mental health to work with Victim Support's CYP Service to increase and improve emotional and mental health pathways for children and young people aged 4-18 who have been affected by crime.

Dynamic, innovative, committed and passionate, you will bring a comprehensive knowledge and skill-base to the challenge of working with vulnerable children and families.

You will have an active caseload of children and adolescents and will use a range of evidence-based approaches; including CBT, systemic therapy and trauma-focused interventions.

The successful candidate will also provide specialist advice and clinical consultation to the CYP team and be responsible for setting up clinical governance arrangements; ensuring adherence to organisational policies and procedures and that interventions are developed and delivered in accordance with NICE guidelines and clinical standards.

Candidates must hold a UK recognised psychology or psychotherapy qualification or equivalent, with relevant post-qualifying experience in delivering specialist therapies to children and families from a range of backgrounds. You will be required to demonstrate continuing professional development including advanced post-qualification training in relevant areas and have current UK professional registration with the relevant body.

Victim Support offers competitive rewards and benefits including pension and life assurance, 25 days annual leave (pro-rata), voluntary benefits such as season ticket loans and the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing world-class services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.

Applications should be explicit enough to provide good evidence against the shortlisting criteria, which are marked in the person specification as A. In order to apply, please create a profile in our website (jobs section), complete and submit an online application form.

If the vacancy has not specified the essential criteria for shortlisting, please use this section to express how your experience and skills are relevant for the role. If you have the drive to make a difference within an organisation which makes a difference we look forward to hearing from you.

Victim Support are committed to recruiting with care and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Disclosed Barring Service checks will be required.

Victim Support takes pride in being a diverse organisation, enriched by the participation of all individuals and communities. Diversity matters and we value it.

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Victim Support

VS is the independent charity for people affected by crime and traumatic events in England and Wales. Our specialist teams provide individual, ... Read more

Refreshed on: 25 May 2020
Closed date: 31 May 2020
Job ref: 2687
Tags: Advocacy, Practitioner