Counselling / Clinical Psychologist Band 7 or 8a needed in – Erith, Kent

Location Erith
Salary £32 - £38 per hour
Discipline AHP/HSS
Counselling / Clinical Psychologist Band 7 or 8a needed in – Erith, Kent

What they offer:
  • Hourly payrate: £32 - £38 / hour – depending on experience
  • ASAP start
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Full time 37.5 hours
  • 9 am- 5 pm
About the role:
  • Adult Mental Health with clients showing severe and enduring mental health difficulties
Skills required:
  • Training and qualifications: Doctoral level training in clinical/ counselling psychology, including specifically models of psychopathology, clinical psychometrics and neuropsychology, two or more distinct psychological therapies and lifespan developmental psychology as accredited by the BPS.  Registration as a Practitioner Psychologist with the Health Care Professions Council.
  • Experience of specialist psychological assessment and treatment of clients across the full range of care settings, including outpatient, community and primary care.  
  • Experience of working with a wide variety of client groups, across the whole life course presenting problems that reflect the full range of clinical severity including maintaining a high degree of professionalism in the face of highly emotive and distressing problems, verbal abuse and the threat of physical abuse.
  • Knowledge and Skills in the use of complex methods of psychological assessment, intervention and management frequently requiring sustained and intense concentration.
  • Well developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, complex, highly technical and/or clinically sensitive information to clients, their families, carers and other professional colleagues both within and outside the NHS.
  • Skills in providing consultation to other professional and non-professional groups.
  • Ability to identify and employ mechanisms of clinical governance as appropriate, to support and maintain clinical practice in the face of regular exposure to highly emotive material and challenging behaviour.
If it’s the perfect role for you, please apply or call Monica at Day Webster on 02032256232. We offer a referral fee of £250 for the successful candidate.