Clinical or Forensic Psychologist

Job Title: Clinical or Forensic Psychologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton
Salary: £ 41,098 or higher depending on experience
Contact Name: Piet Snyman
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 07, 2017 14:51

Job Description

Clinical or Forensic Psychologist (SM1 / Grade 8a)

Location: Northampton

Salary: £ 41,098 or higher depending on experience

Newly qualified psychologists will be considered

Hours: Full-time 37.5 hrs per week

Clinical or Forensic Psychologist in Deaf Adult Male Mental Health– Medium Secure.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Clinical or Forensic Psychologist with an interest in working with deaf adult males with mental health disorders to join our Medium Secure Ward in Northampton. Newly qualified psychologists will be considered.

Your role with us

You will be an HCPC registered Clinical or Forensic Psychologist (eligible for BPS Chartership) looking for an opportunity to develop skills and knowledge in the exiting practice of clinical or forensic psychology. Proficiency in BSL at level 2 or above is desirable.

You will have the opportunity to apply specialist psychological skills in the assessment, formulation and treatment of deaf adults with complex mental disorders (predominantly psychosis, but with other co-morbid conditions) in combination with the application of forensic models to treat and manage risk.

As a ward psychologist you will apply skills and expertise in clinical and risk assessments, collaboratively develop formulations; plan, sequence and deliver group or individual psychological interventions and consult to the MDT to enable our patients to improve their mental health, manage their risks and progress to greater independence. You will have the provision of an assistant psychologist to support you in your role.

You will be part of a team of over twenty psychologists, assistant psychologists and psychological therapists based in Essex, Northampton and Birmingham delivering psychological interventions for a diverse patient group in the Men’s Mental Health Pathway. You will have the opportunity to work across wards and lead on specialist areas.

St Andrews has an excellent record of providing opportunities for research, training and continuing professional development and you will have the opportunity to take part and contribute this.


We offer an excellent benefits package including pension,38 days annual leave, life cover, vehicle lease scheme, cycle to work scheme and childcare vouchers. We encourage motivated and interested psychologists to contact us to discuss this post, and to come and visit us to learn more about working at St Andrew’s.

If you have any questions regarding the post or want to arrange a visit please contact:

Piet Snyman, Lead Consultant Clinical Psychologist for the Men’s Mental Health Pathway on 01604-608631 or Adrian Coxell, Consultant Clinical Psychologist for the Men’s Mental Health Pathway on 01604-618626