Principal Psychologist

  • London
  • £38 - £40 per hour
  • Locum/Temporary
  • Band 8B

Posted March 15, 2024

Job title: Principal Psychologist

Band: Band 8b

Location: West London

Salary: Up to £40 per hour

Job Description

Are you an experienced psychologist looking for an exciting new locum position? We’re working with an outstanding NHS Trust in London who is looking for an individual with HCPC registration to take a lead role in their mental health and integrated network teams (MINT)

You will be responsible, as a member of the psychology service, for the provision of highly developed and comprehensive specialist treatments for service users, who struggle with complex trauma, personality difficulties and psychotic symptoms. They might also have high levels of comorbidity (i.e. substance misuse) and socioeconomic issues. Responsibilities will include provision of specialist psychological assessments and therapies, completion of specialist risk assessment and advice on risk management, as well as offering psychological advice and consultation to others involved in the service user’s care.

In this role you can expect to develop your leadership skills, in the context of leading the psychological therapists alongside building the capability of other non-psychologists to develop formulation driven and psychologically informed interventions for our service users with complex needs.

The ideal candidate will have recent NHS experience, enhanced DBS and must have right to work in the UK as well as a Qualification Psychology.

Why Athona:

Athona is one of the UKs leading on-framework healthcare recruitment agencies, with a reputation for building professional and personable relationships with our candidates and Trusts nationwide. After almost two decades in the business, we pride ourselves on taking great care and detail in every candidate that we place, and we believe that there is an art to being a good recruiter. This is what we call ‘The Art of Recruitment.’

  • Negotiable excellent rates of pay, with weekly payroll
  • One point of contact and 24/7 out of hours support available
  • We’re CPD accredited
  • Benefit from our exclusive discount codes
  • Referral scheme – receive up to £250 for every allied health professional recommendation

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