Counselling/Clinical/Applied Psychologist (remote)

United Kingdom
up to £48,000 DOE
05 May 2022
05 Jun 2022

Teladoc Health is the world’s leading virtual care provider, delivering care to over 20 million members across 125 countries. Teladoc Health formally entered the UK virtual healthcare space in 2020 and offers a range of services including mental health services, GP services, expert medical opinion and nutrition consultations.

Counselling or Clinical Psychologist (or Applied Psychologist).

  • We are looking for a passionate Counselling/Clinical/Applied Psychologist to join our growing team. The Mental Health Service provides high quality assessment and treatment to clients accessing healthcare via their insurance provider or employer. We believe in the efficacy of virtual interventions, and we provide brief therapy to a low- risk population, presenting with mild-moderate common mental health problems.

Annual salary: up to £48,000 pro rata - DOE

Working hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 – 5:30 (Minimum of 3 days).

Reporting to: Clinical Lead    

  • In order to apply for this position, you must be Health Care Professional Council (HCPC) registered Clinical/Counselling Psychologist (or Applied Psychologist). As the consulting work is carried out remotely, you must have a private space where you can work to ensure confidentiality. You must be based in the UK.

Job Role:

  • Recruiting 4 x FTE Psychologist’s to deliver Single-Session Consultations for Adults, Mental Health Consultations for Children and Parents, and Brief courses of Solution-Focussed Therapy. Caseload allocation would be based on service demand, we aim to provide variety and flexibility within the role.

Counselling/Clinical psychologist specification: 

  • At least 1-year’s post-qualification experience (Essential).
  • Ability to work autonomously within HCPC and British Psychological Society (BPS) professional guidelines and the overall framework of the service’s policies and procedures (Essential).
  • Ability to provide comprehensive and integrative case formulations, including detailed risk assessments of patients across the lifespan (Essential).
  • Ability to provide effective phone-delivered psychotherapy, demonstrating awareness of the benefits and limitations of this medium (Essential).
  • Ability to work to a brief therapy model; offering goal-oriented and evidence-based interventions within a brief framework (Essential).
  • EAP, CBT and IAPT experience would be an advantage (Desirable).
  • Experience working with individuals, couples, families, and relational systems (Desirable). 
  • Ability to work within an intersectional frame, providing culturally sensitive interventions and demonstrating awareness of affirming therapeutic work with gender and sexually diverse communities (Desirable).  
  • Competency in a variety of therapeutic modalities and flexibility in tailoring these to the needs of the client within brief therapy (Essential).
  • Technical competency (we are a virtual service), ability to learn and adapt to  new systems, to navigate clinical record keeping systems, use MS Teams to communicate with the wider team, and a good internet connection are essential, as is an ergonomic home office space (Essential).
  • Ability to collaborate with other professionals within the team, holding a compassionate understanding of clients, and being able to relay their struggles with respect and care (Essential).
  • To be self-motivated, to have highly developed verbal and written communication skills, and high standards of record keeping (Essential).
  • To engage in regular clinical supervision in line with BPS Guidelines (Essential).
  • To have experience managing and assessing risk (on-site and remote), as well as liaising and signposting to appropriate services and organisations (Essential).
  • To have experience providing video-delivered and phone-delivered psychotherapy (Desirable).
  • To be a Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society (Desirable) 

Employee Benefits:

  • Pension contribution (8% fully paid by Teladoc, with 0% employee contribution).
  • Private medical insurance (currently with BUPA, at their highest available offer, with no pre-conditions).
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) with Health Assured.
  • Thanks Ben benefits platform.
  • Extended parental leave.
  • Company laptop.
  • 25 days annual leave (exc. bank holidays). 

Equality and Diversity Statement:

  • Teladoc Health UK adopts a zero-tolerance approach to discrimination on any of the protected grounds in the Equality Act 2010. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all current and prospective employees regardless of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse workforce because, in our view, diversity enables better business outcomes. We also believe that a more inclusive workplace, where people of different backgrounds work together, ensures better outcomes for all staff. From application to interview, we place inclusion at the heart of all we do. We strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Teladoc Health UK.

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