Clinical Psychologist – Adult Acute Mental Heath

  • South London
  • £28290 - £35000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Band 7

Posted June 18, 2024

Job Description

Currently we have an excellent fixed term contract job opportunity for a registered clinical psychologist to join our client, who are an adult mental health hospital for people of all genders with severe and complex mental health conditions, whom play a crucial role in supporting the NHS when intensive care needs cannot be met locally.

As a Clinical Psychologist, you will be part of a friendly, collaborative multi-disciplinary team supporting people over the age of 18.

Salary: Up to £30,933

Position: Clinical Psychologist – Fixed Term Contract

Hours: Part Time, 22.5hrs

Setting: Adult Acute Mental Health

Location: Roehampton

Key Responsibilities:

  • Keeping people safe from any harm and protecting their human rights
  • Complete assessment and clinical formulation of patients’ presentation and treatment needs
  • Provide evidence based individual and group treatment programmes to address or reduce the negative impact of the patients’ presentation, with an emphasis on multidisciplinary working to achieve the best outcomes
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of individual and group treatment programmes
  • Direct and support others to carry out evidence-based psychological interventions
  • Take personal responsibility for ensuring that appropriate security procedures are always adhered to and that risks are continuously assessed and managed
  • Maintain CPD of an HCPC Registered Practitioner Clinical Psychologist and to ensure competence in relation to the administration and scoring to psychological assessments and risk assessments
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, visitors, and carers

For this role, we’re looking for someone who has;

  • HCPC registration
  • BPS registration
  • Experience of working within an adult mental health inpatient setting
  • Successful candidates will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS

What benefits are on offer?

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Birthday off
  • E-learning and face to face training and development opportunities
  • Exclusive Savings
  • Free 24 hour confidential Employee Assistance Programme Helpline & App to support with legal, health, wellbeing, relationship and consumer advice
  • A salary sacrifice Aegon 5% matched pension
  • Access to join a Medicash Health Plan for you and your family to save money on everyday health essentials – like going to the dentist or opticians
  • We recognise outstanding Active Behaviours via the Active Awards programme
  • Enhanced Sick & Maternity Pay benefits
  • Support and guidance from their qualified clinical and business leadership teams so that you can really develop your career.

What can Athona offer you?

  • Experts in the psychology sector offering a professional and supportive service
  • Nationwide vacancies available in the NHS, Charities, Social Enterprises and private sector
  • Provide support from start to finish, including negotiations on terms and onboarding
  • Overseas support for candidates not familiar with the UK
  • A supportive team who truly care about your career, taking the time to understand your needs and help you achieve your aspirations
  • Support beyond placement, making sure you’re happy with your new job and it continues to fulfils your career goals.

Interested? Simply apply above today to enjoy these excellent career prospects and reap the rewards of making a real difference to others, every day.

If you are interested in learning more about this job role or any other opportunities through Athona, get in touch with Lewis on 01277 245909 or drop an email to

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