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DDP Level Two trained or DDP certified position with Adoptionplus, nr. Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

14 December 2020
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Adoptionplus near Milton Keynes are looking for an experienced Clinical Psychologist, Therapeutic Social Worker or Therapist with DDP Level Two training or certification in DDP.

This is full-time post with a salary of up to £45,000 per annum (dependant on qualifications and experience) and Dr Ben Gurney-Smith would be the successful applicant’s certifying or supervising DDP Consultant.

Adoptionplus is a Therapeutic Adoption Agency with a reputation for innovation and effective practice, rated ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED (2019). Our service provides a range of therapeutic interventions including DDP; Theraplay; Group Programmes and a range of clinical assessments. We are a trial site for the NIHR research on DDP.

The successful candidate will join our DDP-informed team led by Dr Ben Gurney-Smith, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and DDPI Board Member, and will:

  • Work therapeutically with families
  • Undertake comprehensive assessments as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Work in a team where Playfulness, Acceptance, Curiosity and Empathy (PACE) are at the heart of practice
  • Be supported in DDP certification and receive both management and clinical supervision
  • Have access to the wide range of therapeutic training provided by Adoptionplus”

This is a full-time position, with the possibility of some days working from home due to the current climate, based at the Adoptionplus offices in Moulsoe, near Milton Keynes.

Closing date for applications is midnight on Thursday, 7 January 2021. Interviews are scheduled for 18 and 20 January 2021.

For more information please contact Dr Ben Gurney-Smith on 01908 218251 or see the Adoptionplus website Jobs page.

For an application pack please contact Sophy Osman on 01908 218251 or email Adoptionplus is part of the Barnardo’s group.

Please note: DDP Network and DDP Connects UK do not offer a service to advertise jobs in general. Exceptions are made with posts that are looking for applicants with experience and training in DDP with brief details posted as a “Latest News” item.