Senior Clinical Psychologist

Job Title: Senior Clinical Psychologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield
Salary: £44,606 - £50,819, Band 8a
Job Published: April 08, 2020 16:16

Job Description

Are you a Senior Clinical Psychologist who wants to be part of a new innovative approach to mental health? We’re launching a groundbreaking primary care based service in Sheffield that will trial new ways of working.


About the programme 


Sheffield is a national trailblazer site for delivering a new place-based community mental health service for adults and older adults. The programme is a partnership between Sheffield Health and Social Care, Primary Care Sheffield and NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group and the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector (VCSE.) It will focus on developing primary care and community based support with improved access to psychological therapies, improved physical health care, personalised and trauma-informed care and medicine management. Outcomes from the programme will influence the way mental health services are delivered at a national level.


About the role


You will be part of a place-based team in one or more primary care networks delivering Care, Support and Treatment approach to improve care for adults with severe mental illness and complex mental health difficulties associated with a diagnosis of “personality disorder”. You will supervise staff across a range of roles.


We are looking for candidates who have experience of delivering psychosis and trauma-focused interventions. Candidates will have significant experience of working with complex needs associated with a diagnosis of “personality disorder”. They will have experience of working with multidisciplinary professionals and agencies addressing physical, social and psychological needs. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a real commitment and compassion for working with this client group and across a diverse population.


For further information please contact Fiona Goudie, Clinical Director – Strategic Partnerships (on 0114 226 3949/ e-mail or Serena Coultress, Assistant Service Director – Community Wellbeing (on 0114 2263146 /

To find out more about the programme and apply, please see our listing on NHS jobs: