Principal Clinical Psychologist (with £3000 welcome bonus)

Job Title: Principal Clinical Psychologist (with £3000 welcome bonus)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Norwich
Salary: £54,764 - £63,862 gross per annum
Job Published: November 30, 2021 11:27

Job Description

We are looking for a clinical/counselling psychologist to work with older adults in our inpatient services. This is an exciting opportunity to develop further the provision our psychological services, to work with a team with strong multi-disciplinary focus, and to be involved with innovative projects. This post is in a well-established psychology structure that offers regular opportunities for supervision, development, and peer support, and there is a Trust based psychology older adults interest group. We have strong links with the local university both for teachings and for supervision of doctoral trainees. We welcome innovation and we are keen to support quality improvement and research projects.

Main duties of the job

**Please be aware this post attracts a welcome bonus of £3000**

Ensure the systematic provision of high quality specialist clinical psychology service input to clients of the Inpatient Older People's services.

Supervise and support the psychological assessment, formulations and therapy provided by other psychologists and other clinical members of the team who provide psychologically based care and treatment.

Work autonomously within professional guidelines and within overall strategic framework of NSFT. To exercise responsibility for the systematic governance of psychological practice within the service / team.

Working for your organisation

We have strong links with the local university both for teachings and for supervision of doctoral trainees.

We can offer a welcoming, friendly and supportive environment that puts the needs and care of our service users first and provides a responsive administration service to the wider team. 

Benefits included with this role are:-

  • NHS pension
  • a comprehensive in house & external training programmes
  • career progression
  • starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
  • staff physio service
  • NHS discounts and many more.

Here at NSFT we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, talented, friendly and supportive team who like nothing better than sharing their experiences and learning from each other.​

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached Job Specification for details.

If you want to get in touch regarding this vacancy, please use the details below.

For further details / informal visits contact:


Marco Pellegrini

Job title

Lead Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Email address

Telephone number

01493 337654