Clinical Psychologist – CAMHS

  • West Midlands
  • £50890 - £56250 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Band 7

Posted June 18, 2024

Job Description

Currently we have an excellent permanent job opportunity for a registered clinical psychologist to join our clients tier 4 Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) facility offering specialised, intensive inpatient care and support to children and young people with severe, enduring, and complex mental health conditions.

The hospital is part of the wider ACG Mental Health Network and a key partner in the West Midlands CAMHS Provider Collaborative, led by Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust.

Salary: Up to £56,250

Position: Clinical Psychologist

Hours: Full Time (can be flexible

Setting: CAMHS

Location: Stafford, ST19

Key Responsibilities:

  • Keeping people safe from harm and protecting their human rights
  • Complete assessment and clinical formulation of patients’ problem behaviours and treatment needs
  • Provide evidence based individual and group treatment programmes to address or reduce the negative impact of difficulties
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of individual and group treatment programmes
  • Direct and support others to carryout evidence-based clinical psychology interventions
  • Take personal responsibility for ensuring that appropriate security procedures are adhered to at all times 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

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.

For this role, we’re looking for someone who is:

  • HCPC registration
  • BPS membership
  • Previous experience within a CAMHS setting
  • Successful candidates will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS

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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