• Essex
  • £30 - £35 per hour
  • Locum/Temporary
  • Band 7

Posted March 8, 2024

Job title: Psychologist

Band: 7/8a

Location: Essex

Hours: Full time Mon – Fri – 9-5

Salary: £30-35ph

Job Description

Do you have Doctoral level training in Clinical or Counselling Psychology as accredited by the BPS? Are you looking for an exciting new locum position as a psychologist? We’re working with an outstanding NHS Trust who is looking for a HCPC registered individual to join their Older Adults Psychological Service.

The post holder will provide highly qualified, specialist and comprehensive psychological assessments and interventions to clients and their families in the Specialist Dementia and Frailty Service as well as have responsibility for contributing to the development and support of the psychological work of other staff groups through teaching, training, and consultation.

Ideally with knowledge of the theory and practice of specialised psychological therapies/psycho social interventions for older adults/people with dementia.

You will be expected to travel across Mid Essex sites as and when required, in various settings that include community, inpatient and care home settings

The ideal candidate will have recent NHS experience, enhanced DBS and must have right to work in the UK as well as a doctoral level qualification in Clinical or Counselling 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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