Research Clinical Psychologist

Job Title: Research Clinical Psychologist
Contract Type: Full-time
Location: London
Salary: £40,522 to £44,238 per annum, plus £2,923 per annum London Allowance.
Contact Name: Dr Crispin Day
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 08, 2017 15:37

Job Description

Research Clinical Psychologist


King’s College London


The salary will be paid on Clinical Psychologist 1, starting £40,522 to £44,238 per annum, plus £2,923 per annum London Allowance.

This post will be Fixed Term Contract for 2 years


This post is an exciting opportunity for a Research Clinical Psychologist to work closely with senior members of the Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Research Unit team to support the breadth of research activities currently being undertaken. The post holder will undertake high quality applied research in the Centre for Parent & Child Support (CPCS) & allied services for children, adolescents and families. The successful candidate will be expected to assist with preparation of competitive research funding applications and take a role in the dissemination of research findings. Clinical duties will include assisting in the delivery of a highly specialist psychology service within the multidisciplinary contexts of the CPCS and associated National & Specialist CAMHS. The post holder will contribute to service and clinical programme development, innovation and evaluation, and professional & service user liaison. The post holder will work as an independent and autonomous professional within relevant professional and local/national service frameworks and ensure continued professional development.

A doctoral level qualification in clinical or counselling psychology, and registration with the HCPC (or eligible for registration) are essential; research experience in audit and other service evaluation projects, and experience of working as a qualified, clinical psychologist or counsellor with clients (children, adolescents and parents) presenting with a range of psychological needs of a complex nature are also essential.    

The selection process will include a presentation and panel interview.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Dr Crispin Day by email at:

To apply for this role, please go to and register to download and submit the specified application form.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 28 August 2017