Specialist Psychologist or Highly Specialist Psychologist

Job Title: Specialist Psychologist or Highly Specialist Psychologist
Contract Type: Part-time
Location: London
Salary: Pro rota salaries map on to NHS Band 7 and Band 8a equivalent
Contact Name: Dr Zoe Knight
Job Published: January 28, 2021 17:30

Job Description

Our team at The Chelsea Psychology Clinic are experienced psychologists and psychiatrists with long standing academic and NHS careers in addition to private work. We have grown from five psychologists and a consultant psychiatrist to over forty associate psychologists with several offices across Central London. We are experts in talking therapy and psychiatric medication. We are reliable and credible; our experience and values stand us apart from other practices.

We are currently growing and developing the clinic space. As such, we are interested in enthusiastic candidates that wish to join our highly skilled professional practice. We currently have vacancies for fully qualified Clinical or Counselling psychologists, who are registered with the HCPC and wish to join the Chelsea Psychology Clinic as either a Specialist Psychologist or Highly Specialist Psychologist. We have 2 18.75 hour posts in total, pro rota salaries map on to NHS Band 7 and Band 8a equivalent.

Whilst we are looking for psychologists that cover all specialisms and therapeutic modalities, we are particularly interested in candidates with experience of working with complex presentations, those with experience of or accreditation in Schema Therapy, eating disorders or couples’ therapy.

It is an exciting time to be joining The Chelsea Psychology clinic as we developing both our clinical offer and associate model. Clinically, we are developing a group programme, starting with Schema and DBT groups, as well as setting up a research arm of the clinic, so there would be opportunities to develop your skills in these areas. In terms of the associate mode, we are also developing a CPD programme including Schema Therapy training as well as various supervision groups, including Schema, DBT and MBT.  We offer monthly supervision, peer groups, team meetings and yearly events so you feel connected to a team and have various opportunities for professional development.

Please contact Dr Zoe Knight, Clinical Lead, Registered Counselling Psychologist by email at with a C.V. and cover letter to express your interest or for an informal chat. We plan to interview in February/March 2021.