Research Clinical Psychologist

University of Reading - School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences

Fixed-term for 3 years

The Anxiety and Depression in Young people (AnDY) research unit is a leading centre for research to improve identification, prevention and treatment of anxiety and depression in children and young people.

We are now establishing a research clinic which will deliver low intensity psychological treatments for children and young people, provide a service to the local community, train clinical students, and facilitate extensive and cutting-edge research to improve understanding and treatment of these common conditions.

The aim of this post is to lead the development of this research and training clinic and to oversee the development and delivery of low intensity psychological interventions for children and young people with anxiety and depression. This post is a unique opportunity to establish a new model to increase access to evidence based treatments for children and young people.

You will have:

  • A professional doctorate in clinical psychology or equivalent and HCPC registration as a practitioner psychologist.
  • Experience of delivering evidence based interventions for anxiety and depression in children and young people to a high standard.
  • Understanding and experience of how low intensity interventions are delivered.
  • Experience of supervising others to deliver evidence based psychological interventions.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively independently and as part of a busy team.

Interview Date : 11 January 2017

Informal contact details
Contact role: Co- Director of AnDY
Contact name: Prof Cathy Creswell
Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 6798
Contact email:

Alternative informal contact details
Contact role: Co-Director of AnDY
Contact name: Prof Shirley Reynolds
Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 8525
Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs.

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