Psychologist working with the Metropolitan Police

Job Title: Psychologist working with the Metropolitan Police
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lambeth
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Job Published: April 24, 2020 10:58

Job Description

Working in partnership with the second largest police service in the world, Optima Health has the shared objective of ensuring the Metropolitan Police become the world’s leading occupational health and well-being service within the blue light sector.

This unique Psychologist role is pivotal in delivering this vision, helping to “Keep London Safe” and “Create a Metropolitan Police where keeping healthy and well is as much a part of our culture as fighting crime”.

As a truly outstanding Psychologist, you’ll provide psychological perspective to an interdisciplinary setting in line with the holistic case management protocols.  Mainly concerned with the psychosocial factors in the work environment, promoting the wellbeing of employees in relation to a work-life balance, workplace discrimination, health and safety issues and advising departments on strategies for the management of stress and burnout. 

You will have highly developed skills in the assessment of clinical risk and mental health conditions, along with demonstrable experience of delivering trauma interventions. You will have strong knowledge of occupational health services, bringing a minimum of 5 years’ clinical experience, ideally in an occupational health, EAP or clinical NHS service.

In summary, we have a key part to play in “keeping London safe”.  Do you have the drive and energy to help us make the difference? If so, join Optima and the Metropolitan Police on this exciting journey.

To apply please forward a copy of your CV to Alternatively, for a confidential discussion or to find out more about this career defining opportunity, please contact our Operational Head of Mental Health Services,

Full Job Description: JD 0179 - Psychologist MET.docx