Clinical Psychologist

8-10 Carlton Street, Halifax, HX1 2AL
£46,570-£66,290 per annum
17 May 2022
12 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

“When you choose to join us, you’re choosing more than just a job…. you’re choosing to make a difference”

Humankind, in partnership with The Basement Recovery Project, provide both clinical and recovery services for Adults and Young People in Calderdale (Recovery Steps and Branching Out) covering rural and urban environments, a diverse population and working with excellent local community partners.

We have a vacancy for a Clinical Psychologist to join us in Calderdale to support the development and growth of a greater psychological approach to treatment of substance misuse in Calderdale, with acknowledgement of the multi-faceted drivers of addiction from a biological, environmental and cognitive perspective with a focus on a trauma informed approach.

Responsibilities include:

  • To provide specialist psychological assessment of service users referred for treatment of addiction.
  • To work alongside Recovery Navigators to embed a psychologically informed approach to addiction.
  • To formulate and implement plans of specialist psychological treatment or management of service user’s psychological problems, based on a multi-factorial understanding and current evidence-based best practice.
  • To work as part of the multi-professional team providing clinical psychology input within the service.

Experience in working in this specialist field of substance misuse is desirable but not essential.  You should though, have a keen interest in supporting this client group and in working within a team of talented, passionate individuals who work alongside service users and volunteers to deliver an excellent service. The successful candidate will receive all the appropriate clinical supervision and support.

We would welcome interested parties to call 01422 415 550 and speak to our Service Clinical Director, Anna Price, for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit.
Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.

Please be advised salary will be agreed on, from the pay scale, based on your skills and experience.

We are committed to fair chances for all and making sure everyone can access the help and support they need to realise their potential. By joining our teams of passionate individuals, you will be contributing to making this happen.  You can really make a difference by believing in our service users and their ability to make positive changes when they don’t always believe in themselves.

If you feel that you would fit with our values & ethos, are passionate about supporting people, but maybe don’t feel you have the experience required, talk to us about your transferrable skills. For the right people, we can provide development to help you to realise your potential and career aspirations.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you provide on your application form. We will contact shortlisted candidates by email to confirm the arrangements for interview. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notification as you will not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk folder.

We're an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, disability, or age. All applications will be considered solely on merit. If you require support with your application or would like to request a paper application, please contact the Recruitment Team on 01325 731 160, alternatively you can email us at