Basic Grade Psychologist Ref EIJB0354 | Enable Ireland

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Enable Ireland is a leading national voluntary organisation which provides essential services for 8,500 children and adults with disabilities and their families. We require dedicated employees, with a flexible and adaptable approach, to help support our work with children and adults with disabilities in Ireland.  

 

Basic Grade Psychologist Ref EIJB0354

Location: Wicklow
Contract Type: Permanent full time

We have an exciting opportunity for a Psychologist, Full Time Permanent Contract.

The Role:  The purpose of the role is to work as a Psychologist within the inter/transdisciplinary team providing services to children and families within the region, to include clinical assessments, interventions and ongoing service delivery.

Overview of Duties & Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be responsible for managing their own caseload, both assessment and interventions, in line with evidence based practice maintaining professional standards.  See Job Description for full details.

The successful candidate will have:

Essential Criteria

(Qualifications & Experience): 
Applicants must have a recognised university degree or diploma (QQ1 level 8 equivalent) obtained with 1st or 2nd class honours in which Psychology was taken as a major subject and honours obtained in that subject AND a recognised professional post-graduate qualification in clinical, counselling or educational psychology or an equivalent qualification validated by the Department of
Health.
AND
Clinical or Counselling Psychology Qualifications awarded on or before 30.09.2018:
Applicants must demonstrate that they have acquired in appropriate health settings in each of the areas of Disability (Child and Adult), Child Psychology, Adult Psychology, at least 60 days or equivalent supervised clinical placements as part of the professional qualification or at least 60 days or equivalent post qualification supervised work experience as a psychologist or a combination of both.
OR
Educational Psychology Qualifications awarded on or before 30.09.2018:
Applicants must demonstrate that they have acquired in appropriate health settings in each of the areas of Child Disability and Child Psychology, at least 60 days or equivalent in supervised clinical placements as part of the professional qualification or at least 60 days or equivalent post qualification supervised work experience as a psychologist or a combination of both.
OR
Clinical or Counselling Psychology Qualifications awarded on or after 01.10.2018:
Applicants with a clinical or counselling psychology qualification must demonstrate that they have acquired at least 60 days or equivalent supervised clinical placements in appropriate health settings in each of the three areas of Disability (Child and Adult), Child Psychology and Adult Psychology as part of the postgraduate professional qualification.
OR
Educational Psychology Qualifications awarded on or after 01.10.2018:
Applicants must demonstrate that they have acquired at least 60 days or equivalent supervised clinical placements in appropriate health settings in both areas of Child Disability and Child
Psychology as part of the post-graduate professional qualification.

The above eligibility criteria apply without prejudice to applicants employed in a post of Basic Grade Psychologist or above in the Irish public health service at October 2002.

• Be validated by the Department of Health and Children to work in the state.

Desirable Criteria

(Qualifications & Experience):
• Experience of working with children with disabilities.
• Post qualification experience working as a staff grade psychologist with children/young people with a range of disabilities including physical, sensory, intellectual and autism spectrum disorder, in a community setting.

(In the event of a high volume of applicants, we may apply the Desirable Criteria)

We would love to hear from you if you have a passion for working with our organisation and have the relevant experience/skills required for the role.

To apply please download person specification, job description and application form below and forward completed applications to Christina Golden, Centre Administrator by email to cgolden@enableireland.ie or via post to Enable Ireland Wicklow Services, Marino Centre, Church Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Closing date for applications: 5.00pm on Tuesday 24th September 2019
Interview date:  Tuesday 1st October 2019

(Applications must be made on the Enable Ireland Application Form only. CV’s will not be accepted)

Enable Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.
• The post will be subject to reference checks and may be subject to Garda vetting/police clearance, as relevant
• Due to the large volume of applications, we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to applicants who are not shortlisted for interview.
• Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants from all sections of the community.
• The above information serves only as a guide to the advertised position.  Enable Ireland, at its discretion, reserves the right to change this prior to appointment.

Basic Grade Psychologist Ref EIJB0354

2019.09.11 BG Psychologist Job Description

2019.09.11 BG Psychologist Person Specification

Employment Application Form Word Version