Band 8a Highly Specialist Clinical / Forensic / Counselling Psychologist

Location West London
Discipline: Mental Health
Job type: NHS Locum
Salary: £31 - £33 per hour
Contact name: Amelia Toovey
Contact email:
Job ref: J5589
Startdate: 15/04/2024

Job Details:

Banding: 8a

Working hours: Full time or Part time

Hourly rate: £31 - £33 per hour

Payment Method: Direct Engagement

Contract Type: Locum

Contract Length: Ongoing 

Job Summary:

This full-time substantive post will be attached to an admission ward in the male medium secure service. The post holder will undertake clinical and risk assessments within a multi-disciplinary context, and will provide psychological advice and consultation to others involved in service user care. The post holder will have a key role in providing highly specialist psychological assessments and therapy. As well as individual ward-based work, the post holders will contribute to a well-established cross-ward group therapy programme. There will be excellent opportunities to further develop skills of complex case assessment, formulation and application of evidence based psychological interventions. There will also be opportunities to gain experience from across the varied settings found within West London Forensic Service.

Psychology plays a valued and integral role within the forensic services. We are a committed to providing high quality, evidence based interventions within a recovery framework. The psychological therapies department, which comprises a team of over 30 psychologists and psychological therapists, is well-established and supportive with high standards of clinical supervision and excellent opportunities for continuing professional development.

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

✅Framework Rates

✅Informed tailored career advice

✅Personalised job alerts

✅Unlimited referral bonus

✅Prompt payroll

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