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Permanent, Full Time 37 hours per week
Department; Occupational Health
Location: Portishead, Occupational Health Department- BS20 6PN
Salary: £35,481 - £38,619 per annum
We understand how important psychological support is, and by working with the Force Medical Advisor (FMA) and our supportive team, you will be providing a proactive, comprehensive and confidential therapeutic, trauma and psychological support service.
Your role will include many aspects of psychological support and you will act as a recognised source of expertise within your own field of experience, providing advice and guidance to all levels of the organisation, providing innovative solutions and best practice.
By providing regular complex on-going psychological support for police staff and officers identified as working in high emotionally demanding and at times distressing, roles you will also make a clinical assessment as to whether therapy is required, and initiate it.
In this role, your main responsibilities will include:
To be eligible to apply, you will need the following:
Experience required includes
Does this sound like the role for you? Click the link below to apply.
To be eligible to apply for this role you must have a 3 year ‘checkable history’ in the UK – ideally this means that you would have been resident in the UK for the last 3 years.
Please note that you will start at the bottom of the salary scale on appointment.
Why work for Avon and Somerset Police?
Avon and Somerset Police has gained a reputation as a pioneering and innovative force, responsible for policing a large diverse, multi-cultural population.
If you are looking for a fresh challenge which offers a genuine opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives, variety and the chance to broaden your experience, then Avon and Somerset is the force for you.
Equality, diversity and inclusion
Avon and Somerset Police are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.
We are working hard to increase diversity and inclusion within the Constabulary, where communities are under-represented, including those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people of all ages, abilities, faiths, religions and gender, LGBT communities and those from other disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds, who share our values and wish to make a difference to the communities we serve.
All applications will be treated on merit, based on the evidence provided in your application and suitability for the role you have applied for.
All requests for flexible working patterns will be considered and will be dependent on the role.
Recruitment and Selection Policy
Internal applicants who are at risk of redundancy or in need of redeployment and pass the selection process, will be offered the role over the remaining internal and external applicants.
Police Barred and Advisory lists
Individuals placed on the Police Barred and Advisory lists will not be considered for employment by the police for a minimum of 5 years from the date of listing in the case of gross misconduct, or 3 years from the date of listing in the case of poor performance.
Vetting and safeguarding
Avon and Somerset Police are committed to safeguarding and operate safer recruitment processes, to ensure a police service that employees are proud to work for because they feel safe, valued and part of a happy and supportive work environment. All employees and volunteers therefore will be subject to background checks including vetting and references.
Closing date: 30/10/2020, 23:55