Registered Psychologist

Location Hook
Discipline: Therapists
Salary: £47,250 - 57,750 per year + FTE
Contact name: Suzanne Boon

Contact email:
Job ref: AA/RG/11774
Published: 18 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

A specialist hospital is now looking for a HCPC-registered Psychologist to join the team in a permanent, part-time role.

This hospital is a dynamic inpatient service supporting adults with a diagnosed learning disability and/or ASC and who are also presenting with complex mental health symptoms or antisocial behaviours, typically on a long-term basis and across recovery, low secure and bespoke individual settings.

Part of a national network of leading mental health and social care services, the hospital maintains a fully “Good” CQC rating and provides patients with a truly excellent quality of life as they follow their own holistic, person-centred treatment pathway.

In respect of the diverse needs and histories our patients present with, this position would suit the following practitioners: Clinical Psychologist, Counselling Psychologist, Forensic Psychologist.

You will be offered bespoke training for any interventions you may be less familiar with, such as DBT and FIP-MO/FIPP, and have the support of a strongly collaborative integrated MDT (including SLTs, OTs, and Arts/Music Therapists). Together, you’ll focus on enabling patients to make lasting improvements in their mental health, achieve greater independence, and work towards a smooth transition back home or into a supported living environment.

This is a permanent, part-time position for a Registered Psychologist, ideally 3 days per week.


Person specification:

  • (Essential) Registration with the HCPC as a Practitioner Psychologist (Clinical, Forensic, or Counselling).
  • (Essential) Membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS).
  • (Essential) Previous experience delivering therapies for adults with learning disabilities.
  • (Desirable) Previous professional experience with Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) and trauma-informed models of practice.


Benefits/enhancements include:

  • Enhanced annual leave package
  • Strong culture of clinical support and supervision, with ongoing CPD and access to study leave (associated expenses subsidised by allocated budget)
  • Opportunities to participate in peer support/supervision discussions, service development consultations, research and audit initiatives, and other professional events
  • Annual appraisals and revalidation support
  • Free on-site parking
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • Access to retail, leisure and lifestyle discount schemes and salary sacrifice schemes
  • And more.