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Assistant Psychologist

Job Type: Full-Time, one year
Pay Band: 5 equivalent

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual to be involved in delivering a programme to target challenging behaviour in 12 to 16 year olds at an early stage.  It also addresses families’ need for post programme support in case of relapse in the young person’s behaviour. The role will give the Assistant Psychologist the opportunity to gain clinical experience with young people and their families, under supervision.

The post holder will have an interest in working with and an ability to apply existing psychological knowledge to troubled families with complex social and psychological needs and young people with conduct problems.

The post holder will be willing to work out of office hours as well as in office hours.

The Brandon Centre is a charitable organisation that provides contraception and sexual health services, psychotherapy and counselling for 12 to 25 year olds, multisystemic therapy and parent training.

The Brandon Centre is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk of harm and expects all staff to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children and adults at risk of harm. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously CRB).

The Brandon Centre is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Closing date*: 11 June 2017

Provisional interview date: 21 June 2017

Further details are set out in the job description.

To apply, please complete the application form and return it to

CVs will not be accepted.

*The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancies once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment. Candidates suitable for shortlisting will be contacted but if you have not heard from us then you have not been successful on this occasion.

Nurse Prescriber

If you are a nurse prescriber and interested in working at the Brandon Centre, please contact Helen Montgomery on 020 7267 4792