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Lead Psychologist

Elysium Healthcare
Walton on the Hill, Tadworth
up to £57,000
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

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

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Lead Clinical/Counselling/Forensic Psychologist

Are you a Clinical, Counselling or Forensic Psychologist looking for a leadership role where you can manage your own service and develop the psychological programme?

You can join the team at Sturt House in Walton on the Hill which is part of an extensive South region Psychology service, ideally working full time hours with flexible arrangements available (part time hours also considered), at the equivalent of an 8b NHS role.  

The role is embedded in an established and highly regarded regional psychology network within Elysium Healthcare, where you will be well placed to make meaningful change, have positive impact and grow your professional reputation.  

You will be/have:

  • A qualified Counselling, Clinical or Forensic Psychologist
  • HCPC registration
  • Chartered (or charterable) status with the British Psychological Society
  • Two or more years’ post-qualifying experience as a psychologist
  • On the BPS’s register for supervisors (RAPPS)

You will be confident in risk assessment, therapeutic approaches with mental health clients and have an interest in CBT, DBT or compassion focussed therapy.

About the role

This is an exciting time in the South Regional Psychology Services, with an expansion in networking opportunities, professional development and robust access to CPD.

The psychology service at Sturt is developing, with opportunities to shape the service in an area of professional interest. You will be working across the service and part of an inclusive and supportive team of other Psychologists, Trainee Psychologists, Assistant Psychologists and therapy staff across the region. Interests and experiences in the region include DBT, CFT, CBT, arson, trauma, EMDR, sexual and violent offending and risk management. 

As a Lead Psychologist, you will support the design and implementation of treatment directions to meet the needs of the population. The male service users are engaged in active rehabilitation and progression back into the community. 

If you would like further information about the role, please get in touch for an informal chat.  Further details are available by contacting Julie Cummins –  For discussions about Regional Psychology Developments, please contact


Benefits & About Elysium

What you will get:     

• Annual salary of up to £57,000

• The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – (inc Bank Holiday) plus your birthday off!

• Free meals and parking

• Wellbeing support and activities

• Career development and training

• Pension contribution

• Life Assurance

• Enhanced Maternity Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move.

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally.

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.


Elysium Healthcare brings together a unique approach to the delivery of care where the patient is embedded in the heart of all aspects of hospital life.

Our inclusive way of working has the patient as a true partner in their care. We recognise that each and every member of staff has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is with their dedication, passion and hard work that we can deliver excellent care programs that truly benefit the patients.

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