Band 7 Clinical/Counselling Psychologist

Location Surrey
Discipline: Mental Health
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Amelia Toovey
Contact email:
Job ref: J5667
Startdate: 16/05/2024

Job Details:

Banding: 7

Working hours: Full time, 37.5 hours

Salary: £43,000 - £50,000 per annum

Location: Leatherhead, Surrey

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Summary:

We are looking for an enthusiastic clinical psychologist with experience working within neuro psychology to join our friendly multi-disciplinary team at our Care and Rehabilitation Centre.
This is a great opportunity to work with a variety of neurological conditions, providing individual, group and family-based treatments. There are also opportunities to provide staff training and consultation, making a difference to the service provision.

The Care and Rehabilitation Centre provides residential specialist care for people with complex physical, sensory, cognitive and emotional difficulties and rehabilitation care and support to people who are on the stroke pathway or as part of their neurological rehab pathway by helping them to gain independence.

The post holder will report to the Psychology Lead and is an important senior position within the wider structure of the Care and Rehab Centre. They will be responsible to deliver psychology services to those clients who require. You will be required to work as a senior member of the multi-disciplinary team and to provide training and advice to other professionals, families and carers.


  • To provide a direct psychological service to clients, conducting and interpreting a wide range of assessment procedures.
  • To provide therapeutic support to clients through group work and individual sessions.
  • To prepare detailed professional reports on client assessment and progress and make recommendations for future provision.
  • To direct and supervise the clinical work of the junior staff and psychology students in the psychology department.
  • To provide staff training/awareness/advice to colleagues on the cognitive, emotional and behavioural implications of acquired brain injury and to devise, implement and monitor strategies to facilitate learning and management of the behaviour of clients.
  • To initiate and engage in formal research projects, publishing as appropriate.
  • To conduct analysis of psychology and clinical outcomes as appropriate.
  • To support the Psychology team and members of the multi-disciplinary team, as required.
  • To advise Head of Clinical Services on the suitability of prospective clients.
  • To represent the Service at required meeting both clinical and non-clinical and giving presentations / sharing in training
  • To keep abreast of developments in the field of brain injury rehabilitation.
  • To support the team and families in planning discharges taking into account psychological and cognitive needs.
  • To assess and manage mental capacity and risk issues as appropriate in collaboration with the Lead Psychologist and wider MDT.
  • To support the team in managing the emotional impact of looking after clients with significant cognitive, communication and/or physical difficulties.

About You:

  • You are passionate about your area of work
  • Our Values and Behaviours inspire you
  • appropriate level training in clinical psychology.
  • Up-to-date HCPC registration.
  • Experience working with people with cognitive impairments.
  • Experienced in the use of neuropsychological assessment to inform care planning.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working with people who have an acquired brain injury / in a neuro-rehab setting.
  • Experience working with staff teams in a residential setting.
  • Experience working with families.

Being part of the team means that you will be valued as a key member of a charity that is passionate about its work. You’ll gain a sense of professional satisfaction from knowing that every day you have worked as a team to improve someone else’s life. Whether you work in one of our client-facing services, or at the head office, you’ll never be far away from the inspiring journey of our service users. In addition, you’ll receive:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing with service)
  • Pension and Life Assurance
  • Westfield Healthcare Cash back scheme and shopping discounts
  • Free on-site parking

Essential Candidate Criteria:

  • Doctorate in Psychology
  • HCPC Registered
  • Right to work in the UK

Blackstone Benefits:

✅Assigned specialised recruitment consultant

✅Access to exclusive and flexible UK locum and permanent jobs

✅Complete onboarding support

✅Informed tailored career advice

✅Personalised job alerts

✅Unlimited referral bonus

For further information on this role, please contact Amelia Toovey at Blackstone Recruitment on the details provided or APPLY now.