Location:       Doucecroft School, Eight Ash Green, Colchester

Salary:           Band 7/8

Hours:            35 hours per week, 52 weeks per year. Flexible working may be considered

Job ref:          HO33

Autism Anglia are excited to announce the expansion of our gold standard diagnostic service to widen our multidisciplinary team. We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Clinical Psychologist to join our established Diagnostics team.  As part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team (Speech and Language Therapists and Clinical Psychologists), you will provide autism diagnostic assessments based at Doucecroft School, a converted estate in a beautiful setting in Eight Ash Green, Colchester. This post would be suited to an experienced Band 7 Clinical Psychologist, specialising within the autism field.

Your main duties will include:

  • Autism diagnostic assessments using gold standard assessments of ADOS and ADI-R
  • Working in the Diagnostic team in pre and post diagnostic support, service development

Our ideal candidate will have the following experience:

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, registered with the HCPC - essential
  • Experience of working with individuals who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder – essential
  • Experience of autism diagnosis – essential

Trained with at least one of the following gold standard tools: ADOS and ADI-R- essential

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a well-established charity.  Autism Anglia provides ongoing training and supervision, continuing professional development and support as well as an extensive induction on commencement of employment.

Autism Anglia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.  These posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 


  • Pension scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Occupational Sick Pay (after 12 mths)
  • Access to Spectrum Life incentives Employee Assistance Programme, Wellbeing Tools, including counselling services & the Benefits Hub, which will give you access to lots of shopping and entertainment discounts, instant discounted gift cards and cashback
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Support & encouragement to progress and reach full potential within your chosen career
  • Extensive Induction and Learning & Development programmes, with nationally recognised qualifications;

In the first instance please send your CV to [email protected] or if you would like further information please call Head Office on 01206 577678 or email Jenny Jackson, Diagnostic Service Manager on [email protected] or Dr Laura Emrich on [email protected]

Closing date for applications: When post filled

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