Psychologist Part time - Munster Based .
Positive Care has been entrusted to care for over 400 Young People who are looked after by the State. We work in partnership with TUSLA to ensure all Young People receive quality services.
Reporting to the national Client Service Manager, the Psychologist will be responsible for the delivery of professional psychology services appropriate to the post in line with evidence-
based literature and best practice.
They will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, collaborating with, but also supporting, the residential care teams and management.
Accredited postgraduate Masters or Doctorate degree in Psychology
Registered, or eligible for registration, with the Psychology Society of Ireland (PSI)
Competence in completing comprehensive psychological assessments, including the use of appropriate tools for children and adolescents with developmental, behavioural, learning, relational / attachment and emotional difficulties.
Competence in evidence-based psychological therapies and interventions relevant to child, adolescent and adult populations
Demonstrated experience and skill working with children and adolescents with developmental, behavioural, learning, relational / attachment and emotional difficulties.
Ability to work both independently and as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team.
Excellent communication skills.
Full driving license.
Experience working with families where there are significant attachment difficulties.
Experience working with developmental trauma.
Experience in an educational / clinical environment.
Experience working with addiction.
Experience working with clients exhibiting difficulties with emotional regulation.
Experience working within a residential and / or fostering care context.
Experience working in a multidisciplinary team.
Training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Attachment-Based Family Therapy, Emotion-Focused Family Therapy, Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, Motivation Interviewing, and / or other systemic or family therapy approaches.
For more information or to apply please forward your CV & covering letter to laura.mccann positivecare.ie