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Current Positions Available

OPERATIONS MANAGER REQUIRED

New Autism Service Developments for Kent and Medway


Be a part of the provision of Out of Hours Support to people with autism with complex needs.

Post: Operations Manager
Service: KAMCAS 16+ Out of Hours extension
Organisation: Sinclair-Strong Consultants Ltd

Responsible to the Lead Clinician for KAMCAS, you will develop the operational infrastructure and support necessary for the development and provision of Out of Hours (OOH) MDT services to young people 16+ and adults with autism in Kent and Medway. This will include liaison with a range of existing out of hours providers, a range of Health and Social Services and will also include Hospital A& E departments, Liaison Psychiatry and emergency services.

The objective of the service is to support young people and adults with autism, largely already known to the service, who find themselves in crisis, through providing Autism-specific knowledge and advice to existing out of hours partner agencies at the point of contact. In this way community solutions within families and existing services can be identified, developed, and supported where possible. This will include supporting individuals in their discharge process from hospital and in release from Prison, and in seeking to minimise re-admission or re-offending.

You will work with the Lead Clinician, to support existing and new MDT members across Nursing, Psychiatry, Psychology, Social work and Occupational and Speech and Language Therapies in working with this group.

We are looking for an individual who has experience in operations management in a relevant service, with a good understanding of Health and Social service provision and plans for people with Autism in Kent and Medway. Salary will depend on experience and qualifications but will be in the vicinity of Band 8A of the AFC pay scale.

Job description and Person specification as well as application forms are available for uploading from our website (www.sinclairstrong.co.uk) and initial enquiries may be made to Samantha Warren, Office Manager, on samantha.warren@sinclairstrong.co.uk or 01732523490. For further discussion, please contact the Lead Clinician, Dr Neil Sinclair on neil@sinclairstrong.co.uk or 07753985675.

Application Pack for Operations Manager

Application Form

Job Specification and Description for Operations Manager
Equal Opportunities Form
Electronic Brochure 2021

REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGISTS & ASSISTANT PSYCHOLOGISTS REQUIRED
Full Time Positions (37.5 hours a week)

Sinclair-Strong Consultants Ltd is a small to medium well-regarded independent psychology service based in Kent. We work with individuals and organisations in Kent and the South East in Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Adult Mental Health, and trauma/personal injury sectors. We are currently looking to expand the team further with the following appointments, some of which will be for our newly commissioned out of hours support service:

REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGISTS
We are looking to appoint at least 2 Registered Psychologists (Clinical/Forensic/Counselling) to our team. The successful applicants, depending on experience and preference, will have the opportunity to work with adults with Intellectual Disability in various settings from Low Secure to community settings; with adults who have Autistic Spectrum Condition, predominantly in the community; and with adults in an Outpatient clinic setting with mental health difficulties.

Salary: £38,890 - £62,001 depending on experience

ASSISTANT PSYCHOLOGISTS
We are looking to appoint two Assistant Psychologists to our team. The successful applicants will work mainly with Adults with Autism and/or intellectual disability based in West Malling and/or Canterbury but may also be required to travel to other services in Kent.

Salary: £21,892 - £24,157 depending on experience

Essential requirements for each job role:

Up to date DBS certificate.
Experience of working with people with Autistic Spectrum Condition, Intellectual Disability or Mental Health difficulties.
HCPC registration for Registered Psychologists
Full driving license and use of own car.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Part-time and flexible appointments will be considered.

SSC is an equal opportunity employer.

Recruitment will continue until the positions have been filled and interviews will take place as and when applications are received and considered.

For initial enquiries please email our Office Manager, Samantha Warren, at samantha.warren@sinclairstrong.co.uk
For an informal discussion with regards to the Registered Psychologist posts, please contact Dr Neil Sinclair on 07753985675 or at neil@sinclairstrong.co.uk

Application packs can be accessed using the following links:


Application Pack Registered Psychologist

Application Form
Job Specification for Registered Psychologist

Equal Opportunities Form
Electronic Brochure 2021


Application Pack Assistant Psychologist:

Application Form
Job Specification for Assistant Psychologist
Equal Opportunities Form

Electronic Brochure 2021


OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS
Full Time Positions (37.5 hours a week)

The Kent and Medway Complex ASC Service (KAMCAS) is a newly commissioned specialist integrated Health and Social Care service, which seeks to reduce in-patient admissions and out of area treatment through the provision of community support for adults with complex Autism across Kent and Medway.

We are looking for 2 enthusiastic Occupational Therapists to join our rapidly developing multi- disciplinary team offering therapeutic interventions to people with complex Autism, at least one with several years post- registration experience.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop community experience and skills in Autism and Mental Health.
Registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as an Occupational Therapist, preferably with 5 years post registration experience.

Salary: £24,907 - £37,890


TECHNICAL INSTRUCTORS
Full Time Positions (37.5 hours a week)

We have the opportunity to appoint 2 Technical Instructors to our rapidly growing team. Successful applicants will work with a Registered Occupational Therapist to support and assist in a range of adult patient care activities. The person should have previous experience in OT, or working with individuals experiencing Intellectual Disability, Autism, or mental health conditions.

Salary: £18,005 – £19,337 or higher for the right candidate with qualifications and experience.

Essential requirements for each job role:

Up to date DBS certificate.
Experience of working with people with Autistic Spectrum Condition, Intellectual Disability or Mental Health difficulties.
Full driving license and use of own car.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Part-time and flexible appointments will be considered.

SSC is an equal opportunity employer.

Recruitment will continue until the positions have been filled and interviews will take place as and when applications are received and considered.

For initial enquiries please email our Office Manager, Samantha Warren, at samantha.warren@sinclairstrong.co.uk. For an informal discussion with regards the Occupational Therapists posts, please contact Dr Natasha Silos on 01732 494329 or at natasha.silos@sinclairstrong.co.uk

Completed Applications to Samantha Warren by email at samantha.warren@sinclairstrong.co.uk.

Application Pack - Occupational Therapist and Technical Instructors

Application Form
Job Specification for Occupational Therapist
Equal Opportunities Form
Electronic Brochure 2021


SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPIST (SaLT)
Full Time Positions (37.5 hours a week)

The opportunity has arisen to expand our team with an additional Speech and Language Therapist for our busy office in Kent. The SaLT will work closely with another SaLT as part of a wider multi-disciplinary therapy team to provide specialist direct therapy for individual adults with issues that relate primarily to Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Salary: £27,416 - £37,890

Essential requirements for job role:

Up to date DBS certificate.
Experience of working with people with Autistic Spectrum Condition, Intellectual Disability or Mental Health difficulties.
HCPC Registration as a Speech and Languages Therapist
Full driving license and use of own car.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Part-time and flexible appointments will be considered.

SSC is an equal opportunity employer.

Recruitment will continue until the positions have been filled and interviews will take place as and when applications are received and considered.

For initial enquiries please email our Office Manager, Samantha Warren, at samantha.warren@sinclairstrong.co.uk. For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Chantelle Yow-Foo on 01732 494331 or at chantelle.yowfoo@sinclairstrong.co.uk

Completed Applications to Samantha Warren by email at samantha.warren@sinclairstrong.co.uk.

Application Pack - Speech and Language Therapist

Application Form
Job Specification for Speech and Language Therapist
Equal Opportunities Form
Electronic Brochure 2021


BEHAVIOUR TECHNICIAN
Full Time Positions (37.5 hours a week)

We are looking to appoint a Behaviour Technician to our team. The successful applicant will work mainly with Adults with Autism or Intellectual Disability based in West Malling and/or Canterbury but may also be required to travel to other services in Kent. The successful candidate will be working with our Positive Behaviour Support Lead to implement PBS interventions in a range of settings. Successful applicants should have a relevant undergraduate qualification and behavioural experience, as well as experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team with individuals with Intellectual Disability or Autism Spectrum Condition and have a desire to develop you career pathway in this field.

Salary: £21,892 – £24,157

Essential requirements for job role:

Up to date DBS certificate.
Experience of working with people with Autistic Spectrum Condition, Intellectual Disability or Mental Health difficulties.
Full driving license and use of own car.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Part-time and flexible appointments will be considered.

SSC is an equal opportunity employer.

Recruitment will continue until the positions have been filled and interviews will take place as and when applications are received and considered.

For initial enquiries or an application pack, please email our Office Manager, Samantha Warren, at samantha.warren@sinclairstrong.co.uk. For an informal discussion with regards this post, please contact Victoria Stafford on 01732 494328 or at victoria.stafford@sinclairstrong.co.uk

Completed Applications to Samantha Warren by email at samantha.warren@sinclairstrong.co.uk.

Application Pack - Behaviour Technician

Application Form
Job Specification for Behaviour Technician
Equal Opportunities Form
Electronic Brochure 2021

Destination of Assistant Psychologists:

At Sinclair-Strong Consultants Ltd, we are dedicated to assisting the next generation of Psychologists and support our Assistant Psychologists both financially and with time off for training.

Below is a list of some of the support we have given and where our Assistant Psychologists have moved on to following their time with us:

  • Clinical Psychology training at several universities, including Bath University
  • Clinical Psychology training at Salomons
  • Completed a Masters Degree whilst at SSC and now completing a PhD in Developmental Psychology at the University of Kent
  • Forensic Psychologist training with the BPS and promoted within SSC
  • Currently completing a Doctorate in Forensic Psychology at Nottingham University whilst working at SSC
  • Studying for a Masters in Mental Health Nursing at the University of Essex
  • Support with IAPT training and subsequently obtained an IAPT position
  • Further developing Assistant Psychologist role within Her Majesty’s Prison
  • Training to be a Mental Health Social Worker
  • Position as an Applied Behavioural Analyst Practitioner at the Maudsley Hospital
  • Moved on to work in education with young people
  • Assistant Psychologist within the NHS
  • We also actively support with time off, financial contributions and supervision towards accreditation - EMDR Training Parts 1, 2 and 3.