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Clinical Counselling Psychologist- Specialist Mental Health Team- Essex

Job Title: Clinical Counselling Psychologist- Specialist Mental Health Team- Essex
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Essex
Salary: 35.60 per hour 37.5 hours a week
REF: KSTL15122020E
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Clinical Counselling Psychologist- Specialist Mental Health Team- Essex

Are you a passionate, dedicated Clinical Counselling Psychologist looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting for Clinical Counselling Psychologist to work with an Adult Community Mental Health Team based in Essex.

Pay Rate: £35.60 per hour working 37.5 hours a week

Overview on the Role: (Job Description is available)

The post holder will be responsible for providing highly specialist qualified Psychology services to service users with complex needs, working as an integral member of the Adult Community Psychology Service based in West Essex. The post holder will work autonomously, alongside psychology and MDT colleagues, to provide a high quality Psychology service, ensuring that effective, tailored, evidence and formulation based assessments and interventions (both group and individual) are delivered to service users and their carers, and ensuring monitoring and evaluation of these

You must be a band 7 or 8a.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Please note that this role outline serves to provide an illustrative example of the duties and responsibilities you may be expected to undertake during the course of your normal duties. It is not an exhaustive list and you may be required to undertake other responsibilities and duties that are considered to be commensurate with your role.
  • To work as an integral member of the Adult Community Psychology Service in West Essex, being primarily based within the Uttlesford locality Specialist Community Mental Health Service (MDT).
  • To provide highly specialist, detailed psychological assessments of service users, requiring interpretation and integration of complex data from a variety of sources (including psychological and neuropsychological tests, self-report measures, rating scales, direct and indirect observations and semi-structured interviews with clients, carers and others involved in service users’ care). The post-holder will also be responsible for the safe use of any equipment used during assessments (e.g. test batteries).
  • To conduct risk assessment and risk management of service users and of the potential hazards in the service users’ environment, and to provide advice to other professions on psychological aspects of risk assessment and risk management, including Safeguarding.


Essential Requirements:

  • Post graduate doctoral level training in clinical or counselling psychology (or its equivalent for those trained prior to 1996),including specifically models of psychopathology, clinical psychometrics and neuropsychology, two or more distinct psychological therapies and lifespan developmental psychology as accredited by the BPS
  • HCPC Registered
  • Excellent Written and spoken English
  • Significant proven experience of specialist psychological assessment and treatment of clients across the full range of care settings, including outpatient, community and in-patient settings
  • Experience in conducting neuropsychological assessments in adult services
  • Experience in the use of psychometric tools.

What we offer:

  • We will offer you Excellent & Competitive Rates of Pay, Organised Local Interviews and Free Uniform.
  • Flexible hours
  • Access to the 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment
  • You will have a Passionate Dedicated Consultant helping you find the shifts you are looking for with a Contactable 24-hour Support for any out of Hour queries.
  • When registering you will be going through our efficient Compliance Service.
  • Free Occupational Health Fitness to Work Certificate if required

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Nurse, Doctors or Social Work friends or colleagues.

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

If you are an Clinical Counselling Psychologist and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0808 178 4445(option1) and speak to Kasey Sanders Or email on,