CURRENT VACANCIES Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Psychologist

Job Reference: VAC-10717_1511726169
Salary: Up to £33845 per annum + 41,549
Salary per: Annum
Job Duration: Permanent
Job Start Date: ASAP


As a Clinical Psychologist working in the Adult Mental Health, low secure service your main duties will be:-

  • Providing specialist psychological assessments of newly-referred and newly-admitted patients to the hospital
  • Working alongside the Consultant Clinical Psychologist and other professionals to ensure that treatment programmes are delivered effectively, efficiently and in a timely manner
  • Developing and implementing psychological treatment and evaluation plans
  • Monitoring, reviewing and developing therapeutic interventions, individual support guidelines and behavioural support programmes
  • Developing and implementing appropriate individual and group-based psychological treatment programmes consistent within individual psychological formulations and to supervise assistant psychologists and other staff where they have a role in such provision
  • Ensuring the provision of specialist psychological advice, guidance and consultation to other members of the multi-disciplinary team contributing directly to any patient’s formulation, diagnosis, treatment plan and admission or discharge decisions, and the dissemination of information about psychological research and theory to other members of the MDT
  • Undertaking appropriate risk assessment and risk management plans for allocated patients and to provide advice to other members of the multi-disciplinary team regarding psychological aspects of risk assessment and management
  • providing written reports on psychological assessments, formulation and treatment for internal and external patient reviews


  • Hold a current HCPC registration as a Clinical Psychologist
  • Hold a post-graduate doctorate in clinical psychology (or its equivalent for those trained prior to 1996 or those in lateral transfer) as accredited by the BPS
  • Have a good understanding of the Mental Health Act (1983) and registration requirements for the hospital and work within the requirements of such legislation
  • Be able to provide evidence based practice of improving patient clinical outcomes
  • Have an understanding of and practical application of psychology models
  • Be flexible and adaptable, well organised and able to manage time and workload effectively in line with the needs of the service
  • Have a desire to expand your professional development and support organisational change
  • Have a legal right to work in the UK


  • Excellent induction, training and CPD opportunities
  • Accredited professional development
  • Preceptorship and Mentorship programmes
  • Competitive pay rates
  • A wide range of rewards and benefits
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance Scheme

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Each and every candidate we work with is different, and therefore we take the time to get to know you and explore the potential career options that suit you best to ensure that your transition into a new role is both a smooth, stress free and enjoyable experience.

Job Reference: VAC-10717_1511726169

Salary: Up to £33845 per annum + 41,549

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Job Start Date: ASAP

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