Psicon Group


At Psicon we value our employees as an integral part of our service delivery. We believe in recruiting and investing in the best employees and we pride ourselves in providing our employees with the opportunities and resources to achieve their potential. Our company culture embraces the idea of ‘The Psicon Family’ in which we are open, work collaboratively and support each other.


Please see below for our list of current vacancies:

Clinical Psychologist & Operational Lead (£35,000 - £45,000)

The Opportunity


We are very excited to be recruiting for a clinical psychologist to take an operational leadership role within the Child Young People and Family Service (CYPFS) at Psicon. This is an exciting role in a moment of rapid growth and requires a confident clinical psychologist to lead a small team of clinical, assistant psychologists and administrators in a variety of clinical settings. This includes child health, looked after children, neurodevelopmental, and direct therapy with young people and their families.


As the CYPFS operational lead, you will become a key part of the team and join fellow operational leads from other clinical services across the organisation in insuring that Psicon delivers on its promises to the individuals who use our services. You will demonstrate Psicon’s core values of commitment, trust, integrity and kindness in all of your work with colleagues and clients alike.


You will have excellent clinical skills and a proven record of delivering high quality, evidence-based assessments and interventions to younger people and their families. You will be an experienced supervisor who is motivated by mentoring and developing our junior team members.


You will be able to work on high level research projects and supervise the team in the clinical aspects of the projects and collaborate with colleagues in the local university in our current work that is intended for publication.


You will have excellent communication skills and be confident in managing administration support for the service and have immaculate organisational skills along with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines. You will be flexible, enthusiastic and agile in your approach and thrive in a busy, demanding environment.


You will be motivated by team work and confidently contribute to the wider clinical team. This includes psychiatry, paediatrics, speech and language, occupational therapy as well as other clinical psychologists. You will offer joint work with medical practitioner colleagues and join the clinicians from the Neurodevelopmental Lifespan Service and Post-Adoption Support Service in offering assessments for Autism and ADHD as well as contributing in-depth mental health assessments. 


You will report to the children’s service manager and receive clinical supervision from a consultant clinical psychologist.


Key Responsibilities


  • Carrying out general and specialist assessments with clients in a range of settings
  • Delivering therapy to individuals and/or family groups
  • Contributing to the wider multi-disciplinary team with individual and joint work
  • Offering indirect clinical work, consultation, training and psycho-education to relevant stakeholders (e.g. social workers, support workers, teachers etc.)
  • Clinical supervision of clinical and assistant psychologists
  • Operational leadership of a small team of clinical and non-clinical staff in the delivery of KPIs associated with the contracted work


Experience and Skills


  • Experience in delivering a range of clinical models
  • Highly skilled in engaging young people in a therapeutic environment
  • Eclectic, flexible, dynamic and adaptive approach to clinical work
  • Experience in systemic and cognitive behavioural clinical models
  • Experience of offering clinical supervision
  • Skilled in research methods and experimental design
  • Excellent command of IT and Microsoft software suit
  • Exceptional research and audit skills


The Psicon Group specialises in the positive promotion of psychological health and wellbeing to clients throughout the UK. Our services support a range of clients, from individuals and their families to corporations both local and larger, and from the NHS, uniformed services to schools, universities and other centres of education.


The Opportunity


We are currently recruiting for a receptionist that will manage our front desk on a daily basis and will communicate clearly and effectively at all levels, both internally and externally to the organisation.


As a receptionist at Psicon, your mission is to provide excellent customer service and to be able to deal with all administrative tasks, as well as emergencies, in a timely and effective manner, while streamlining office operations. Multitasking and stress management skills are essential for this position as well as supporting the professional ethos and presentation of Psicon as a discreet private service.


You will report directly to the operations manager and you will be based in our offices in Canterbury.


Key Responsibilties


  • Provide professional, positive, friendly and welcoming reception service to patients and clients
  • Ensure smooth and efficient running of daily clinics including all associated administration and communication
  • Process telephone requests for appointments ad telephone consultations and ensure callers are directed to the appropriate service
  • Protect and maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Ensure reception area is tidy and presentable, with all necessary stationery and material (e.g. pens, forms and brochures)
  • Receive, sort and distribute daily mail/deliveries
  • Update calendars and schedule meetings
  • Perform other clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, transcribing and faxing


Experience and Skills


  • Proven work experience as a Receptionist, Front Office Representative or similar role
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Customer service attitude
  • Further relevant qualification in the field is preferred


If you are interested in working for the Psicon group but we do not have any suitable vacancies currently, you can still register your interest with us should a vacancy become available in the near future. We also accept speculative applications.