Clinical/ Counselling Psychologist

Job Title: Clinical/ Counselling Psychologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedford
Salary: £33,222 - £43,041
Job Published: November 30, 2018 10:49

Job Description

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Prison Healthcare
HMP Bedford, Bedford
£33,222 - £43,041

Working in a prison can be very challenging, yet highly rewarding. This is a new post for a newly qualified Clinical/ Counselling Psychologist to develop further a psychology service within the mental health team at HMP Bedford; providing specialist psychological assessment and therapy for a range of mental health problems as well as provide consultation for risk assessments for nursing staff.

Also offering advice and consultation on clients’ psychological care through formulation to colleagues working in the prison specifically focusing on risk to self. Working autonomously within professional guidelines and the overall framework of the teams’ policies and procedures. To supervise and support assistant psychologists working in the service. To utilise research skills for audit, policy and service development and research within the area served by the team/service.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Isabel Brunton - Senior Clinical Psychologist, email: