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Senior Clinical Psychologist

£46,433 - £54,439 / year
Full Time

Job Description

Senior Clinical Psychologist

We have an exciting opportunity for a specialist clinical psychologist with relevant experience and an interest in neurodevelopment to join the Social Communication Disorders Service (SCDS), the clinical arm of the National Centre for High Functioning Autism, based at Great Ormond Street Hospital. The SCDS is a specialist multidisciplinary team providing assessment and treatment of children with complex neurodevelopmental difficulties and suspected or confirmed social communication disorder.

The successful candidates will provide a range of specialist psychological assessments and interventions to children/young people seen in the SCDS, and their families, including multidisciplinary evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of complex autism spectrum disorders. This post offers opportunities for professional development and involvement in research, in collaboration with the Behavioural and Brain Sciences Unit at the Institute of Child Health.

The successful candidate will join a group of psychologists working across a range of neurodevelopmental specialty teams within the Trust, in addition to accessing the learning and opportunities that come with being part of a wider psychology service at a leading children’s hospital.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Marianna Murin, Principal Clinical Psychologist on  ( Phone number removed )  Extn: 8585

Please be advised that:

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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