Clinical or Counselling Psychologists

The Retreat York


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Job overview

The Retreat York has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist to join our forward looking Psychological Therapies team, as our services continue to grow and our on-line therapies provide greater flexibility for working from home or office based in our historic grounds in York. Candidates should have a Doctorate in Counselling or Clinical Psychology. We are also interested in developing the successful candidate in medicolegal report writing (Bond Solon training will be provided). Please do not hesitate to call for an informal chat with Dr Katja Osswald, Consultant on 01904 412551 Ext. 245. Closing date for application 25th January 2021. Please send your CV and accompanying letter outlining why you are interested in this role. We welcome applications from newly qualified psychologists or from experienced psychologists. The role can be at Clinician level (£30,000-£40,000) or Senior Clinician (£40,000-£46,000). Please state which role you are applying for

Main duties of the job

Please see attached relevant job description and person specification, depending on your level of experience.

About us

Working for The Retreat:

We offer excellent conditions of working at The Retreat; we value our staff and their well-being, and we promote this at all times. Our values are focused on compassion, care and community. You will be offered the opportunity to join a valuable company pension scheme, we offer family friendly policies, flexible working and 25 days Annual Leave (WTE) and all bank holidays. We promote training and development of our staff, encouraging and supporting career advancement. We offer every employee a Retreat Rewards Scheme and we also offer a fully comprehensive Employer Assistance Programme that provides you with access to a range of externally managed and personalised support. Finally, and most importantly we are a great team to work with, and we look forward to hearing from you!

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification



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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

The Retreat York


Heslington Road


North Yorkshire

YO10 5BN

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Date posted

21 December 2020

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Job locations

Heslington Road


North Yorkshire

YO10 5BN

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