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Clinical or Forensic Psychologist – Adult ASD/LD

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Barnsley, UK
£44,000 GBP p/a
6th January 2020
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Job Description: Clinical or Forensic Psychologist – Adult ASD/LD

Clinical or Forensic Psychologist – Adult ASD/LD
South Yorkshire
Salary: £37,500 – £44,000 (DOE)
* Adult Autism/Learning Disabilities Experience Essential *
Compass Associates are proudly working with a specialist provider of learning disabilities services to headhunt for a Clinical or Forensic Psychologist to work on a full-time permanent basis.
You would be based at a residential service in Barnsley for adults with autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, complex needs and challenging behaviours. The service has capacity for up to 35 service users who live in self-contained apartments on site which also has a village hall, vocational workshops, horticulture area, communal spaces, small shop and beauty salon. You would be a key member of the multidisciplinary team which includes a Consultant Psychologist, Assistant Psychologists, Behaviour Therapists, Therapy Assistants, Support Workers, Occupational Therapists and SALTs.
  • Opportunity to be involved in service development
  • Clinical supervision
  • Comprehensive induction programme
  • Further training opportunities
  • 35 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Pension contribution
  • Regular events on site for staff and service users
  • Staff recognition and reward evenings
Essential criteria:
The successful candidate must have:
  • A Doctorate level degree in Clinical or Forensic Psychology
  • HCPC registration
  • Experience working with an adult autism/learning disabilities client group
Commutable from: Leeds, Barnsley, Dewsbury, Wakefield, Huddersfield, Brighouse, Rotherham, Sheffield, Worksop, Doncaster, Goole, Castleford and surrounding towns.   
Interview Process
Informal phone call with the Lead Psychologist for Adult Services followed by a face to face interview on site.
Contact details
If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contact Lynette Robb directly on 0161 509 0419. Alternatively email an updated CV to   
Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer a £200 John Lewis voucher for each successful recommendation.        
Compass Associates, established in 2009, is an award-winning, UK specialist Health and Social Care Recruitment Consultancy providing tailored, high quality recruitment solutions for all permanent assignments.   
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