Clinical Psychologist - Adults 8a - Crisis

Posted 05 June 2024
Salary £33 - 35 per hour
Discipline Psychologists
Contact NameCameron McCoy

Job description

Creating Brighter Futures as a Locum Clinical Psychologist!

We are looking for the very best psychologist to work with our client in an NHS trust based in London. If you’re looking for your next challenge, congratulations! You’ve just found it!

Here are the need to know details:

  • Job Title: Psychologist
  • Band 8a
  • Location: Central London
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Schedule: 9-5 Monday to Friday 
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Rate of pay: £33 - £35p/h umbrella days

Position Overview: We are seeking a licensed Clinical Psychologist to provide comprehensive psychological assessments and therapeutic interventions to clients of all ages. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in evidence-based practices and a passion for helping individuals overcome psychological challenges.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough psychological assessments using standardized tools and clinical interviews to diagnose and develop treatment plans.
  • Provide individual and group therapy using evidence-based modalities tailored to the unique needs of each client.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to ensure coordinated care and holistic treatment approaches.
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of client progress, treatment plans, and outcomes.
  • Stay abreast of developments in the field of psychology and integrate new research findings into clinical practice.
  • Participate in clinical supervision, team meetings, and continuing education activities to support professional growth and development.

Requirements and qualifications required for this role:

  • Current and valid registration with the HCPC.
  • Proven experience within a psychologist position in the UK for more than 6 months.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Providing a psychological service for adults experiencing a mental health crisis requiring intensive treatment to prevent an admission to hospital.  Providing assessment, formulation and brief psychological interventions.  Providing consultation and formulation sessions to the MDT.  Being present at MDT meetings, handover and other relevant meetings.  Supervision of a Clinical Associate in Psychology.

Benefits of working with Hunter Gatherer Mental Health:

  • Quick & simple online registration.
  • Join the community and be part of a network of like-minded, conscientious locums with shared values for patients and clients.
  • As part of the HG Ventures Group of Companies you’ll get bi-weekly payments you can trust.
  • Represented by Mental Health sector experts, we listen, understand your needs, and represent you professionally.
  • A long-term relationship based on trust and understanding.
  • Access to the very best roles nationwide.
  • As part of the Hunter Gatherer Mental Health network, you will be appropriately marketed, in a consultative manner, taking the burden of business development away from you.
  • Market knowledge, advice and knowledge sharing on market trends and opportunities.
  • Access to exclusive Hunter Mental Health events and discounted CPD.
  • Customer service, it’s a simple philosophy but one we are passionate about.

How to apply:

If this job sounds perfect for you, please call our team on 0203 475 4175.

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Not available for this position? Recommend a friend or colleague! We operate a simple and transparent scheme – we pay you £250 for a successful placement (qualifying period applies).

About us:

Hunter Gatherer Mental Health are one of the UK’s leading specialist Mental Health recruitment agencies.

Our job is to listen, respond and support you in your career goals. To understand your needs and partner with you to help you achieve them. We’ll always be by your side finding you the right job at the right time, with friendly, caring service. What’s more, we pay leading rates with multiple pay runs each week, so you’ll never be left waiting. Just one of the reasons for our group's excellent 4.7 Google rating.

Oh, and we’re also one of the top 10 UK Best Small Companies to Work For…