Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Posted on Dec 16, 2018 by CENTREPOINT

London, London United Kingdom
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
£56k - £56k Annual
Full-Time

Centrepoint is the UK's leading charity for homeless young people 16 - 25 years old that aims to give each person we support a future and we want to end youth homelessness. It's our people that make this happen and you can play a leading part in our vision.

We have an amazing opportunity for an experienced Consultant Clinical Psychologist to design and deliver a Psychologically Informed Environment (PIE) across Centrepoint. This is a strategic priority for Centrepoint. Reporting into the Director of Strategy & Performance, this role is to create and deliver a framework for the whole organisation to enhance the outcomes of our young people (regardless of geographic location and complexity of need) to progress to a job and a home through the environment, interactions and support they receive from our teams and partner organisations.

You'll use you experience and knowledge of a broad range of psychological principles to develop a Psychologically Informed Environment across all organisational levels, ensuring alignment with Centrepoint's strategy and values, and compliance with our policies and procedures. The role involves extensive consultation, employee education, supervision and reflective practice. You'll also deliver clinical interventions in conjunction with Centrepoint's Health Team.

You have a great opportunity to shape this role and you will love your career in Centrepoint where each member of the team works towards our unique approach to helping young people with a job and a home.

What you'll be doing...

  • Act as lead for the development of a Centrepoint focused PIE strategy; translating into practical actions.
  • Implement PIE training across the organisation
  • Lead relective practice across all of our teams and locations
  • Be the subject matter expert to provide support and guidance to the Executive team, Managers and employees to ensure all are fully aware of how we can assess, manage and best support young people with complex needs
  • Deliver, where required, health interventions directly or via our health and support teams to our young people
  • Provide evidence on impact of changes and support communications to partner organisations and funding opportunities
  • Ensure the highest levels of safeguarding for our young people
  • Review and produce learnings from serious incidents
  • Promote diversity and equality throughout all practices
  • Keep abreast on current and future trends and issues within the sector and propose strategies aligned with the Centrepoint goals

What we'd be looking for from you...

  • Qualified Clinical Psychologist at CONSULTANT level (this is essential)
  • Good knowledge of working with people with complex needs, ideally homelessness/young people
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to adapt and engage with a variety of young people, colleagues and external partners (including processes, presentations, training & proposals).
  • Broad experience of influencing and implementing new ways of working
  • Ability to prioritise and project manage multiple workstreams
  • Able to provide creative, practical and sustainable solutions
  • Strong commercial and financial acumen
  • IT literate, including Microsoft office programs
  • Using our values of Energy, Focus, Accountability, Humility and Integrity and being Entrepreneurial, you'll be able to display these in your everyday work and interactions to find new and improved ways of working and helping end youth homelessness.

What we offer in return...

  • £56,000 per annum depending on the experience you'll be able to bring to the position, equates to NHS Band 8C
  • 25 days holiday (+ bank holidays), increasing with service
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Discounted Retail and Leisure package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Travel loan

Our Central Support Office is in London but regular travel will be required nationally.

Reference: 599154246

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