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Forensic Psychologist in Training (FPiT)

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Job Introduction

Package Description

Competitive Salary

Working with Sodexo is more than a job; it’s a chance to be part of something greater. You’ll belong in a company and team that values you for you; you’ll act with purpose and have an impact through your everyday actions; and you’ll be able to thrive in your own way. In addition, we offer:
  • Flexible and dynamic work environment
  • Competitive compensation
  • Access to ongoing training and development programs
  • Countless opportunities to grow within the company
  • Full training and full protective uniform supplied
  • Health and wellbeing incentives
  • Reward and Recognition schemes 
  • Flexible working considered
  • Volunteering days 
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Life Assurance 
  • Free parking on site
We're all about building a workplace for the future, we believe in equal opportunities, and we celebrate diversity. We’re an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be natural, and be the best versions of themselves. We recognise that we’re on a journey with regards to diversity and inclusion and would therefore welcome applications for candidates from underrepresented backgrounds.
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Ready to be part of something greater? Apply today!
Job Introduction 

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within HMP Altcourse to join our prisons Psychology team as a Forensic Psychologist in Training (FPiT).

As the Forensic Psychologist in Training (FPiT), you will help to develop and promote the psychological services within the Prison and work collaboratively with the Psychology team and external stakeholders.

You will support staff with their caseloads, whilst also maintaining direct contact with prisoners with complex needs including personality disorders, and serious offending histories. All work will be conducted under the supervision of a registered psychologist.

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate must have a degree conferring Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and able to provide proof of successful completion of an academic component of training towards registered status. This must be a BPS accredited MSc in Forensic Psychology or the BPS Qualification in Forensic Psychology (Stage 1). 

Sodexo’s vision for HMP Altcourse is to develop a safe, stable, and progressive environment with modern facilities dedicated to reducing re-offending and enabling individuals to fulfil their potential. Every aspect of the prison is designed to help prisoners make meaningful progress in their sentence and personal development goals within a surrounding culture of rehabilitation. Does this sound like something you’d like to be part of? 
Join Sodexo and be part of something greater. You belong in a team where you can act with purpose and thrive in your own way.
For more information on Sodexo Careers please visit Sodexo Careers 
Main Responsibilities
  • Offering advice and assistance in target/objective setting for prisoners. 
  • Participating in processes where an individual’s risk of harm to self or others is determined and managed i.e. attending Assessment Care in Custody Teamwork (ACCT) meetings for prisoners and providing advice and support to prisoners and staff. 
  • Offer advice on the location of a prisoner (both within the establishment or potential relocation to another category establishment).
  • Write reports e.g. indeterminate sentenced prisoner reports, reports for Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) and Parole Board Reviews.
  • Raise awareness of the range of interventions available with those involved in sentence management so that they are better able to recognise who would benefit. 
  • Interview and select prisoners to assess their suitability for accredited programmes and other interventions.
  • Prepare for and co-facilitate (usually more complex) programmes, complete reports and set objectives for prisoners following completion of the programme.  
The Ideal Candidate
Whilst we encourage all applicants to apply for this role, candidates will be expected to enrol on one of the contracted accredited Qualifications in forensic psychology which will support them to achieve registered forensic psychologist status with the HCPC.  
About The Company 
At Sodexo, our purpose is to create a better everyday for everyone to build a better life for all. As the global leader in services that improve the Quality of Life, we operate in 55 countries, serving over 100 million consumers each day through our unique combination of On-Site Food and FM Services, Benefits & Rewards Services and Personal & Home Services.

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