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Clinical Psychologist. Job in Appleby Care Jobs

Appleby, Lincolnshire
Job Type
Full Time
11 Jan 2023

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Job Title: Clinical Psychologist or Forensic Psychologist

Location: Scunthorpe

Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum, depending on experience

Hours: 30 hours per week

Contract: Permanent, 52 wks per annum

We're looking for an experienced psychologist with demonstrable leadership skills to join our expanding team as our Clinical Lead. Holding clinical responsibility within specialist adult residential services, you will contribute to bespoke assessment and intervention plans for the adults we support. This is a wide and varied role ideal for those looking for a new challenge where you can truly have an impact on shaping a service and driving change.

About the role:

We are looking for an outstanding clinician, with strong and proven leadership and management skills. The post holder will hold clinical responsibility, managing and developing a multi-disciplinary team comprising of; but not limited to, Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational and Sensory Integration Therapy, Clinical Psychology, as well as Assistant Psychologists, Therapy Assistants and other appropriate professions as the allocated services require. Collaborating to ensure we meet the needs of the adults we support.

Working independently within the overall framework of the service policies and procedures you will support the integration of their specific service in the day-to-day running of each provision. You will work within existing MDT and Clinical Governance structures to support the services in future development and ensuring quality assurance.

Our clinical teams help to develop empowering environments where our adults can flourish. Always putting our them at the forefront of everything they do. All our settings maintain a strong safeguarding culture, and the adults we support are heard, respected and involved in decisions that affect them wherever possible.

When it comes to looking after the people in our care, we strive for excellence. With this in mind, we are looking for a Clinical Lead who shares our vision; to build incredible futures by empowering


For more information please visit the company's website:

About the Group: Scunthorpe

Outcomes First Group is the largest independent provider of high-quality foster care and special needs education and care. We have adult services covering all of England and North Wales. We are a vital part of local communities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland with a renowned reputation for quality and positive outcomes for the people we educate and care for.

We are really proud to say that in October 2021, Outcomes First Group were officially certified as a 'Great Place to Work' for the third year running.

Our divisional brands include Acorn Education and Care, National Fostering Group and Options Autism.

For more information on the group please visit:

Essential Criteria:

  • Post-graduate doctoral level qualification in Psychology (clinical, counselling, forensic).
  • Registered with the HCPC and BPS.
  • Experience in managing multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience of working with adults who have an intellectual disability and/or autism with additional needs (e.g. complex trauma, mental health needs, behaviours of concern)
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage strategically
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a range of key partners
  • Able to work sensitively with people and resolve conflict effectively
  • Evidence of continuing professional development relevant to the setting
  • Substantial and relevant post-qualification experience with adults.
  • Experience of lecturing/teaching/training
  • Full valid UK driving licence and access to a car
  • Skills in the management of data are also important as the role includes collecting and analysing data to inform various pieces of service delivery, development and project work.

What's in it for you?

You will be working with an ambitious and driven service that's really going places, supported by an exceptional team of likeminded individuals who are keen to learn from you. You will have the resources and time to implement your strategic vision for therapies as this role will be key to the development of the service. This is an opportunity to enrich the lives of the adults we support and make a positive difference, in a role where you have autonomy.

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment where our people are heard, respected and hugely valued. We want our employees to come to work with energy, determination and most importantly we want them to be happy in their work. We are well aware that it is our highly skilled teams that make Outcomes First Group the success it is, and we want this to continue. This is why we provide a range of benefits designed to support you, not just in your work life but also on a personal level too. We want you to be the best you can be, and offer genuine opportunities for career development and progression.

Benefits and Rewards

Why work for us?

Alongside working with a network of clinical colleagues with regular forums for peer reflection and practice development, Outcomes First Group offer an array of flexible benefit options


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you'll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Holidays starting at 30 days per annum plus bank holidays
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • "Your Wellbeing Matters" - access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that's right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100's of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that's not all, we place the outcomes of the children and adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you'll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS.

For further information on this role please refer the Job Description and Person Specification attached. To discuss this role in more detail, please contact: Sarah Attwell-

At Outcomes First Group we are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS.

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  • Job Reference: 870387088-2
  • Date Posted: 11 January 2023
  • Employer: Outcomes First Group
  • Location: Appleby, Lincolnshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Other
  • Job Type: Full Time