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Lead Practitioner Psychologist (equiv NHS AFC Band 8b)

London Borough of Redbridge
£64,408 - £73,961 pro rata'd per annum, inclusive of London Weighting where appropriate
Closing date
11 Dec 2023

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Clinical, Counselling, Forensic
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Part Time, Permanent

Job Details

Lead Practitioner Psychologist (equiv NHS AFC Band 8b)
Job Reference JOB00000430
Location London Borough of Redbridge
Salary £64,408 - £73,961 pro rata'd per annum, inclusive of London Weighting where appropriate
Vacancy Type Permanent/Part Time
Working Hours 18.75 per week
Application Deadline 11 December 2023

Do you want to be part of a passionate community of practitioners, committed to making a difference? We’ve got an exciting part-time (0.5 WTE) opportunity for a HCPC registered Practitioner Psychologist (clinical/counselling/forensic) in our Redbridge service. 

This well supported post is ideal for practitioners seeking to step into a leadership position whilst continuing to grow diverse skills that contribute to trauma-informed working. We offer:

Opportunities for expanding and refining competencies, training and supervision (such as EMDR)
Tailoring roles to the person’s interests, including opportunities to work in other parts of the service
To see the generous range of benefits we offer at Via including 30 days annual leave for all new starters, our health and wellbeing initiatives, financial perks and development opportunities – visit our Benefits Package  
The role will provide clinical leadership at our Redbridge service, and play a key role in shaping culture and processes. As part of a multi-disciplinary team, the post holder will help ensure that psychological thinking is a golden thread throughout our work, supporting development through consultancy, reflective practice, supervision, training, and clinical case management. The role will support other psychological professionals to develop, and oversee the delivery of high quality psychological assessments and interventions.

Via offers community and residential services for substance use, as well as ketamine-assisted psychotherapy. We nurture new ideas, put co-production at the heart of what we do, and provide clinicians with the support to explore and grow. Within this role, you will work directly with individuals and groups, flexibly delivering psychological support that responds to the context of people’s lives and works with the social determinants of health.

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Dr Michelle O’Sullivan, Head of Psychology via

The closing date for applications is Monday 11 December 2023.

We only accept applications via using our application form, sorry we don’t accept CVs. For guidance on how to complete the application visit Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may close adverts at any time if we receive a sufficient number of applications. 

Via welcomes enquiries from everyone, and we value diversity in our workplace. Our commitment to promoting diversity and developing a workplace environment where all staff are treated with dignity and respect is central to our recruitment process. 

We’re a Disability Confident Employer and are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. We offer an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for our jobs, please confirm in the personal statement part of our application form that you are applying under this scheme. 

Appointment to all our posts are subject to satisfactory completion of our safeguarding checks including DBS and we follow safer recruiting principles. 

Please email if you have any recruitment enquiries or if you require this documentation in an accessible format. 


Via provides a range of health and wellbeing services to adults and young people across the UK. 

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0207 421 3100
18 Dartmouth Street

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