Senior Clinical Psychologist Cavan/Monaghan Ref EIJB0195 | Enable Ireland

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Enable Ireland is a leading national voluntary organisation which provides essential services for 7,500 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.  

 

Senior Clinical Psychologist Cavan/Monaghan Ref EIJB0195

Contract Type: Permanent full time

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Clinical Psychologist (full-time, permanent post) based at our Enable Ireland Children’s Service in Cavan/Monaghan.

The Role:  The post holder will be responsible for the provision of psychology services, including assessment and intervention, to children and adolescents attending services at Enable Ireland, Cavan and Monaghan.

Some Key Duties and Responsibilities:

• To provide a range of psychological services as required in partnership with children and families including assessment, review, programme implementation, behaviour management and differential diagnosis.
• Contribute towards the ongoing development of the service, including participation in the evaluation of service delivery and in research initiatives.
• To monitor and keep up-to-date with developments in psychology and disseminate information where relevant to staff and families.

The successful candidate will have:

Essential Criteria

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 which Meets the requirements of the Psychological Society of Ireland to work as a Clinical Psychologist.
AND
• A recognised post-graduate professional qualification in clinical, counselling or educational psychology or an equivalent qualification validated by the Department of Health.
And
• Applicants must have at least five years satisfactory post-graduate experience in the area of professional psychology, no more than three years of which was spent in gaining the post-graduate professional qualification and no less than two years full-time spent in post qualification experience as a professional psychologist. Years in excess of the permitted three years for completion of the post-graduate training or time not worked will not be taken into consideration when assessing the five years experience requirement.
And
• Applicants with a clinical or counselling psychology qualification must demonstrate that they have acquired in appropriate health settings, for the areas for which they wish to apply – Disability (Child and Adult), Child Psychology, Adult Psychology either 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
• Applicants with an educational psychology qualification must demonstrate that they have acquired in appropriate health settings for the areas for which they wish to apply - Child Disability, Child Psychology either 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.

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

• Minimum 3 years post graduate experience.
• Experience working with children, with a range of disabilities, (including physical disability, autism, learning disability) and their families.
• Qualification and experience of assessing children for autism diagnosis (ADOS).

Desirable Criteria

 

  • Previous experience in a senior post.
  • Experience of facilitating parent groups
  • Experience of inter and trans-disciplinary team working.

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 application to Caroline Gannon/Deborah Kelly by email to hrsandymount@enableireland.ie.

Alternatively please contact Caroline/Deborah by phone (01- 2615944) or email HRSandymount@enableireland.ie  to obtain an application form and details on how to apply. 

Closing date for applications: 20th December 2018

(Applications must be made on Enable Ireland Application Form only. CVs will not be accepted).

A panel may be formed for similar vacancies that may arise within the next year.

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

 

Senior Clinical Psychologist Cavan/ Monaghan Ref EIJB0195

2018.12.04 Snr Clinical Psychologist Job Description

2018.12.04 Snr Clinical Psychologist Person Specification

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