Counselling Psychologist

  • London
  • £45000 - £60000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Band 7

Posted June 18, 2024

Job Description

We are excited to offer a permanent position for a full-time or part-time Psychologist at an esteemed mental health facility nestled in the picturesque surroundings of Hayes. We are dedicated to delivering high-quality mental health care and support to individuals facing diverse challenges. Our multidisciplinary team is committed to providing personalized treatment and fostering an environment of healing and recovery.

Salary: Up to £60,000

Position: Counselling Psychologist

Hours: 37.5

Setting: Eating Disorders & Acute

Location: Preston

For this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Conducting psychological assessments and formulating treatment plans tailored to individual needs.
  • Delivering evidence-based therapeutic interventions, including individual and group sessions.
  • Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to ensure coordinated and holistic care for patients.
  • Maintaining accurate and confidential records of client progress and treatment outcomes.
  • Providing support and guidance to patients and their families throughout the treatment process.
  • Participating in clinical supervision, team meetings, and continuing professional development activities


  • Doctoral degree in Counselling Psychology.
  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration as a Practitioner Psychologist.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing counselling services within a mental health setting.
  • Strong understanding of psychological assessment techniques and therapeutic interventions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with clients and colleagues.
  • Commitment to maintaining professional standards and adhering to ethical guidelines.
  • Flexibility to adapt to the evolving needs of patients and the clinical environment.

What benefits are on offer?

  • Access to Continued Professional Development (CPD)
  • Structured salary progression plan
  • Defined career pathway
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Entry to the Priory Benefits Portal
  • Funded DBS check
  • 33 days of annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Birthday leave
  • Opportunity to accrue additional annual leave with service
  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Comprehensive pension scheme and benefits package
  • Free on-site parking
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement within the organization
  • Supportive work environment with a dedicated team of mental health professionals

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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