Psychologist

We have exciting opportunity for a Senior Grade Clinical/Educational/Counselling Psychologist to work as part of the Children Network Disability Team (CDNT).

Applications are invited for: 1 WTE full-time Permanent position for CDNT-5 (Lucan/Lucan Esker/Lucan St. Helen’s) based in Rossecourt, Lucan.

The Organisation:

Stewarts Care is a long-established voluntary organisation providing comprehensive community-based services to people with intellectual disability in the West Dublin area. Stewarts is the lead agency for two newly established interdisciplinary CDNT teams (CDNT5 and 6) in line with Progressing Children’s Disability Services. These teams are based in Stewarts Care Palmerstown and Rossecourt, Lucan. This vacancy is for CDNT 5 Rossecourt, Lucan.

Purpose of the Post:

We are seeking a flexible, innovative, and enthusiastic Senior Grade Psychologist to join our newly established CDNT. To provide quality, evidence-based, and family-centered psychology service to children and young people (0 – 18 years) with complex needs within an interdisciplinary framework.

This is an opportunity for the right candidate to develop their skills and be a positive influence at an exciting time in a newly established service.

Suitably qualified applicants, demonstrating the criteria set out below are invited to apply for the above permanent full time position:

  • Have a university degree or diploma (QQ1 level 8 equivalent) obtained with 1st or 2nd class honours in which Psychology was taken as a major subject and honours obtained in that subject

And

  • Have an Irish post-graduate professional psychology qualification accredited by the Psychological Society of Ireland in Clinical, Counselling, or Educational Psychology

Or

  • An equivalent qualification from another jurisdiction validated by the Department of Health. Application for this post must be inclusive of letter of validation.

And

  • Applicants must have at least five years satisfactory post-graduate experience in the area of professional psychology, no more than three years of which was spent in gaining the postgraduate professional qualification and no less than two years full-time spent in post-qualification experience as a professional psychologist. Years in excess of the permitted three years for completion of the post-graduate training or time not worked will not be taken into consideration when assessing the five years’ experience requirement.

  • Demonstrate competence in the area of working with children with disabilities

  • Possess the requisite knowledge and ability, including a high standard of suitability and ability, for the proper discharge of the office

  • Knowledge of the relevant children and disability-related legislation and standards of practice.

  • Evidence of participation in continuous professional development.

  • Must be fully proficient in ICT skills.

Desirable

  • Experience providing clinical supervision to psychologists (basic grade) and/or the supervision of trainee clinical psychologists

Salary and qualifications are per HSE consolidated pay scales €84,271- €99,054 LSI per annum.

Informal enquires are welcomed by Nicola McLaughlin, Acting Children’s Disability Network Manager, Tel 01 4647748/0870936095 – or nicola.mclaughlin@stewartscare.ie

A panel will be formed, from which future children’s services permanent and temporary positions may be filled

Job description is available on our careers page

Applications should include a CV and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the essential criteria. Applications will be short-listed based on the information supplied and a panel may be formed from which this and future vacancies will be filled.

Closing date: 17th August 2022

Email: HR@stewartscare.ie or by Post: HR Dept., Stewarts Care Ltd, Palmerstown, Dublin, 20.

Stewarts Care Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer