Clinical/ Counselling Psychologists

Job Title: Clinical/ Counselling Psychologists
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxford
Salary: Band 8a and Band 7 roles
Job Published: June 29, 2020 09:24

Job Description

Oxford Health is an innovative, caring and ambitious Trust who is committed to developing new and more effective ways to promote recovery and quality of life through the mental health, social care and specialist community services that we deliver. 

As part of this commitment, we are developing our psychological therapies services that are part of the specialist adult mental health and inpatient teams in Oxfordshire. We are looking for enthusiastic clinical or counselling psychologists who wish to make a difference to patients with long term mental health problems, providing evidence-based treatments across our communities and inpatient units.

We have the following opportunities available within our services:


Community and Inpatient Clinical or Counselling Psychologist Band 8A  

If you have clinical and supervision experience within inpatient and community settings and are looking for a rewarding career, where you can make a real difference and change lives for the better, this crucial role is for you.


This role will involve liaison with other professions within our mental health services, including mental health nurses, occupational therapists, CBT therapists, assistant and trainee clinical psychologists, healthcare assistants and peer support workers, therefore communication and team-working skills are essential.


Community Clinical or Counselling Psychologist Band 7

We are pleased to be able to offer this role as a preceptorship for suitably experienced candidates and would welcome applications from trainee clinical psychologist due to qualify in September or from those who are recently qualified. 


We would offer the post as a band 7 preceptorship until the necessary experience and competencies within an agreed timeframe are met, upon which the post would move to an 8a.


We offer CPD and training to support career progression, have excellent links with the Oxford Centre for Psychological Health that includes Oxford Centre for Cognitive Therapy and Oxford Institute for Clinical Psychology Training, which is hosted by the Trust. We actively encourage innovation and research with opportunities for collaborations with University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry and Department of Experimental Psychology. We also collaborate with Oxford Brookes University, Buckinghamshire New University and University of Bath.


Our offer is for a career not just a job, in a service and a Trust committed to delivering the best care possible to our communities whilst being committed to the wellbeing of our staff.


For further information and informal visits please contact: 

Joanne Ryder, Consultant Counselling Psychologist, Clinical and Professional Lead Psychological Therapies Pathway, on 07810 454449 or Liam Cuttell, Team Manager, on 01865 902005 or Noki Ndimanda, Senior Matron, on 07826 894715


For further information about these roles and how to apply please visit 


Closing date for all roles: 13/07/2020