Clinical/Counselling Psychologist

Optima Health
Hybrid working
Up to £60,000
22 Jun 2022
27 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Working in partnership with the second largest police service in the world, Optima Health has the shared objective of ensuring the Metropolitan Police become the world’s leading occupational health and well-being service within the blue light sector.

This unique Clinical/Counselling Psychologist role is pivotal in delivering this vision, helping to “Keep London Safe” and “Create a Metropolitan Police where keeping healthy and well is as much a part of our culture as fighting crime”.

As a truly outstanding Psychologist, you’ll provide psychological perspective to an interdisciplinary setting in line with the holistic case management protocols.  Mainly concerned with the psychosocial factors in the work environment, promoting the wellbeing of employees in relation to a work-life balance, workplace discrimination, health and safety issues and advising departments on strategies for the management of stress and burnout.  Alongside this, you will step into a leadership role, providing clinical expertise to a select cohort of officers who have been identified as benefitting from enhanced psychological support. You will be joining a highly skilled onsite team that covers functions such as trauma therapy and counselling interventions, trauma support, psychological monitoring programme and bespoke health and wellbeing support.   

You will have highly developed skills in the assessment of clinical risk and mental health conditions, along with demonstrable experience of delivering trauma interventions. You will have strong knowledge of occupational health services, bringing a minimum of 5 years’ clinical experience, ideally in an occupational health, EAP or clinical NHS service.

In summary, we have a key part to play in “keeping London safe”.  Do you have the drive and energy to help us make the difference? If so, join Optima and the Metropolitan Police on this exciting journey.

To apply please forward a copy of your CV to Alternatively, for a confidential discussion or to find out more about this career defining opportunity, please contact our Operational Head of Mental Health Services,

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