Clinical Psychologist

Job Title: Clinical Psychologist
Contract Type: Part-time
Location: Northamptonshire
Salary: Band 7: £31,696 to £41,787 pro rata
Job Published: October 30, 2017 13:12

Job Description

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and committed Clinical Psychologist to this permanent post, which will be based in the Specialist Intervention Team within CAMHS.

The Specialist Intervention Team is a multi-disciplinary team which works with children and young people with a variety of moderate-severe mental health difficulties.

The successful applicant will be part of a highly-skilled group of clinicians working within the specialist multi-disciplinary CAMHS team. The post-holder will provide expert assessments and specialist support for children with mental health difficulties across Northamptonshire, as well as consultation and training to other services on appropriate management strategies.

The post- holder will work from various locations within the county, and will be required to travel to home and school appointments, and other meetings. The successful candidate will benefit from being part of a supportive group of Psychologists working across a wide range of specialities. Professional development is very much valued and the post holder will have access to regular clinical supervision from a Senior or Principal Clinical Psychologist. NHFT has strong links with the regional Doctoral Courses in Clinical Psychology for which we offer clinical placements.

For further information please contact: Dr Eliane Young, Principal Clinical Psychologist on 01536-452400.

In addition to the position offered, please be advised that you will automatically be enrolled onto our Staff Bank and will hold an additional assignment as a bank worker.

The offer of a Bank assignment will allow you to work additional hours on your own unit, and also the opportunity to undertake work flexibly across others areas of the Trust as and when it is available, and subject to the required grade and training requirements.

We welcome applications from people, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status or pregnancy or maternity status.

We would encourage applications from groups who are currently underrepresented in the organisation. In particular, applications from disabled people (with both visible and non-visible disabilities), people from black and minority ethnic communities and lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered (LGBT) people.

NHFT is committed to building a diverse workforce, ensuring staff are treated fairly at work and ensuring all staff have the learning and development they need on equality in order to undertake their job role.


Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of health and social care services across Northamptonshire. These include mental health, learning disability, sexual health, district nursing, health visiting, palliative care and a wide range of community-based services, making us the largest NHS employer in Northamptonshire.

We are committed to delivering the highest standards of patient safety, quality outcomes and patient experience. We seek highly-motivated staff, whose local experience and skills provide the bedrock for service transformation and excellent, patient-centred care. Our vision is to deliver outstanding and innovative health and social care services in which our communities have confidence. To achieve this, our services will become more flexible and responsive to the needs of local people and shift closer to where our patients live, with prevention, quality and easy access given high priority.

In line with Section 8 of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, all shortlisted candidates will be required to produce original documentation proving their entitlement to work within the United Kingdom. 

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL CORRESPONDENCE FOLLOWING YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE MADE VIA YOUR NHS JOBS ACCOUNT. If you do not hear from us by four weeks after the closing date then you may assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.