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Assistant Psychologist, Northampton

Fixed term 8 months maternity cover.

Part-time (30hrs per week)

Salary £21,892 - £24,157 pro rata per annum

Northampton Psychology Practice is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Assistant Psychologist to join our small team of Clinical Psychologists delivering high quality and individualised psychological assessment and intervention to children and adults. This is a fixed term post for 8 months to cover maternity leave, though there may be scope to extend the contract depending on how the service develops over the coming year.

Northampton Psychology Practice is a private practice providing a wide range of psychological services to individuals across the lifespan. The team work with adults, children and young people with mental health difficulties, trauma, and other psychological needs. The practice also provides expert witness assessments, assessment of learning disabilities and diagnostic assessment of autism spectrum conditions through our autism pathway - The Autism Practice.

The successful candidate will be working under the clinical supervision of a HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist to support delivery of services provided by Northampton Psychology Practice, as well as contributing to services offered by The Autism Practice, Northampton Psychology’s autism service, a joint clinical psychology and speech and language therapy service.

The role is an opportunity for those seeking experience of working within the field of clinical psychology to experience working in private practice and contribute to the delivery of psychological assessment and intervention, and service development.

The post is based in Northampton town centre, with travel across the county as required. Hours of work are flexible between the core working hours of 8am and 6pm though there is an expectation that the post holder will make reasonable efforts to work flexibly within these core hours on their allocated working days to meet the needs of the service. Our autism service requires the post holder to be available to work a full day on Fridays.

The post is subject to a DBS check, the cost of which will be covered by Northampton Psychology Practice.

If you would like to discuss the post further, please contact Dr Kate Baldry, Clinical Psychologist on 07521 941284 or kate.baldry@northamptonpsychology.co.uk. Job description and person specification can be found at www.northamptonpsychology.co.uk/jobs

Job description & specification

To apply, please send a copy of your CV with a supporting statement with reference to the skills and knowledge required for this post (as detailed in the job specification) by email to info@northamptonpsychology.co.uk


Closing date: Monday, 27th July 2020

Interview date: Friday, 7th August 2020