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Psychologist, Specialist Clinician or Trauma Informed Therapist post at Esland Care

19 November 2020
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Esland Care, a national children’s home provider based in Belper, Derbyshire, are looking for a Psychologist, Specialist Clinician or Trauma/Attachment Informed Therapist with training in DDP.

Dr Sam Piggott, Esland Care, writes:

“We are looking for a specialist therapist, recently qualified Psychologist or trauma informed therapist to work within our children’s residential care service. Our children have experienced significant trauma and we provide a clinical service which is rooted in trauma and attachment informed models of care and is strongly led by a “brain-based” approach. We work therapeutically with our children based on where they are functioning emotionally, developmentally and in accordance with their lived experiences.

The successful candidate will be part of a dedicated, enthusiastic and forward-thinking clinical team to provide needs, risk, strengths-based assessments and use a PACE informed approach to provide clinical consultations and training to our therapeutic care staff. Candidates with experience and/or qualifications in DDP, attachment, therapeutic care and knowledge of brain-based parenting will be particularly welcomed.

The positions will involve travel across our children’s homes (within their own regions – one north based, one south) and is paid at £30-£35k depending on level of expertise. ”

The application deadline is Monday 30th November 2020.

Please contact Dr Sam Piggott, Clinical Director and Registered Psychologist, at for more details and to submit your CV, or visit the application page on the Esland Care website.

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.


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