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Practitioner Psychologist

Job Title - Practitioner Psychologist - Forensic, Clinical or Counselling

Branas Isaf Children's Service is part of the CareTech Family.

Established in 1993, CareTech is a leading nationwide social care provider delivering a package of high quality, individually tailored care and support solutions to children, young people, and adults across the UK.

Job Role

You will be a registered Practitioner Psychologist (Forensic, Clinical or Counselling).

The role involves working within a clinical and wider integrated team of professionals within Branas Isaf.

This role applies psychological knowledge and expertise to service users and professionals within the group e.g.

education and care staff.

Primarily, our work supports children and young males aged 10 - 18 who present with a number of complex interpersonal, emotional and behaviour issues.

A number of the young people within our care have experienced significant trauma.

The activities include conducting psychometric and risk assessments, formulation and developing, providing and evaluating individual and group therapy.

You will also provide support and consultation to the team as well as providing some training and being involved with the team in service development.


, Post-graduate doctoral level training in Clinical, Counselling or Forensic psychology.
, Live registration or if newly qualified be eligible as soon as possible for registration by the governing body (HCPC, BPS).
, To provide a specialist psychology input to young people and the Branas Isaf integrated team.
, Your role will be to carry out complex assessments, formulation and interventions to meet the needs of individual service users.
, Maintain effective records and complete reports in line with the Branas Isaf clinical team framework and therapeutic model.
, Undertake Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) training and be part of and contribute towards the DBT Consult and Skills Group Training.
, Contribute to the delivery of training on specific subjects with the rest of the clinical team within skill and knowledge set.
, Maintain a high degree of professionalism in the face of highly emotive and distressing problems.
, Have a licence and access to own transport.


, Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme
, Competitive Salary
, Free DBS check
, Pension scheme
, Annual Employee Awards Evening
, Employee recognition schemes
, Employee Assistance scheme
, CareTech Foundation- Opportunity to apply for family & friend's grants.

Contact CareTech Children's Recruitment Team today!

All applications & CV's received are reviewed on a daily basis.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support.

Candidates willbe asked to complete our application form prior to interview.

Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG check and Regulated Activity, which will include a check against the barred children's list.

If you have not heard back within 14 days please consider your application to be unsuccessful on this occasion

If you are interested in this role, please click apply!