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Psychology Graduate Case Worker

Graduate at Eastside Spaces

Psychology Graduate Case Worker

Graduate at Eastside Spaces

  • LocationWolverhampton, UK
  • Position levelGraduate
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 24 May, 2019
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 12 Apr, 2019
  • Start date iconStart date: 11 Jun, 2019
  • Competitive£ 25,000 per year

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We are looking for graduates who are seeking a role in understanding the development of complex needs teenagers. We offer a trauma recovery programme that focusses on understanding childhood trauma and how this impacts development and behavioural presentation.

Who is this role suited to?

The role is ideal for someone who:

  • Has some work experience in either residential, prison or mental health settings
  • Wants to progress in the psychology sector
  • Enjoys working with vulnerable/complex needs groups
  • Has a resilient personality and a willingness to learn
  • Wants to overcome industry barriers to make a difference
  • Has excellent English speaking and written communication skills

What does the job involve?

  • Oversight of a caseload of 2-4 young people, who live together in the community in a transitional home
  • Writing their assessments and tailored support plans
  • Working with external agencies to get the best outcomes
  • Helping the young people to maintain their environment
  • Delivering 1:1 and group sessions
  • Working with the therapeutic lead & in house therapist to gain deeper understanding
  • Following policies to ensure safeguarding remains the focus of all our work

What training is there?

We run an in-house ongoing 2 year training programme in complex case management, graded in levels which correspond to salary increments. This includes Safeguarding in Practice, Measures of Care and understanding Looked After Children and Care Leaver processes.

What is the money and benefits like?

Depending on experience, starting salary is £22k-£25k per annum. Salary is reviewed quarterly in line with the training programme with the end goal of £30k after 2 years. The role is 9am-6pm, Monday - Friday. IT equipment is provided.

We value and recognise each employee is different. On successful completion of probation we offer the option of:

  • Gym membership
  • A bonus payment
  • Travel support
  • Vouchers
  • Part-funding for further psychotherapeutic training

Where would I be based?

KPMS have homes in South East, East and North London, Kent and the West Midlands. All our homes are easily reachable by public transport.

Why doesn’t KPMS have a website?

KPMS doesn’t have a website for confidentiality reasons.

All successful candidates will be subject to the relevant safer recruitment checks. Candidates are expected to be comfortable lone-working and demonstrating autonomy within their practice. Candidates will be sent a full KPMS application form to complete if selected for interview.

To apply directly, please email info @kpmsuk.com

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