Full Time, Permanent
£39,000 per annum + Corporate Benefit Package
Here at Serco we’re looking for an experienced Forensic Psychologist to join us at HMP Dovegate, Derbyshire/Staffordshire border. Joining our onsite Psychological Services team at this category B prison, you’ll play a key part in administering the delivery of Psychological Services to the men.
You will be responsible for the line management of Forensic Psychologists in Training, ensuring that all our work adheres to a code of conduct compliance and BPS guidelines. You’ll also:
What you’ll need to do the role
First and foremost, you will haveexperience of working with those convicted of offences and with completing assessments and interventions with a forensic population. We’d also like you to hold:
You’ll have knowledge in psychological theory regarding treatment of violent and sexual offending, and be familiar with ‘what works’ literature and of a range of psychotherapeutic treatment approaches.
Comfortable completing parole reports and carrying out assessments such as WAIS, HCR-20, PCL-r, IPDE, VRS, you’ll also be able to work in a multi-disciplinary way and bring a collaborative approach to your work with your team and with the men.
Meaningful and vital work – You’ll contribute to the reintegration of ex-offenders back into society, helping them to address the factors that influence criminal behaviour and lowering reoffending rates.
A world of opportunity – With six prisons across the UK and a breadth of roles, you’ll be wholeheartedly supported with development and career progression.
Great people – You’ll become an integral member of a well-defined and supportive team. who believe passionately in the value of our work.
We are committed to having a diverse workforce in Psychological Services and actively welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.
What we offer
For further information or for an informal discussion, please contact Linda Palethorpe, Head of Psychological Services at HMP Dovegate at [email protected] or alternatively call 01283 829588.
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