Consultant Neuropsychologist

Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£72,428 to £83,149 a year per annum inc. 5% Fringe HCAS
Closing date
12 Jun 2023

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Mental health
Band 8C
Contract Type
Job summary

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly skilled, innovative, and experienced Clinical Neuropsychologist to play a lead role in the strategic development and delivery of Neuropsychology across our Community and Inpatient Working Age Adult Mental Health Recovery Services.

With increasing recognition of the significant role that neurodiversity plays in peoples recovery from mental health difficulties, this newly developed post will be pivotal in ensuring that people using our services have access to appropriate and timely neuropsychological assessments, and that staff across our services have the skills and confidence to incorporate peoples neurodiversity into their care and risk planning.

You will be working collaboratively with senior colleagues to support delivery and ongoing development of services in line with the ambitions set out in the NHS Long-term plan, our ICS mental health delivery plans and the Trusts Strategy. Your own caseload will involve work with clients with highly complex mental health and neuropsychological needs, including assessment, formulation, highly skilled direct and indirect interventions.

Main duties of the job

Providing clinical and strategic leadership on the delivery of neuropsychological assessments and interventions across working age adult mental health services

Delivering high quality neuropsychology assessments, interventions, and consultation, to people with developmental and acquired neuropsychological needs.

Ensure neuropsychology assessments and interventions are evidence-based, safe, effective and operate within professional standards, developing processes for monitoring and maintaining these standards.

Supporting the development of skills and competencies of community and in-patient staff in understanding and incorporating peoples neurodiversity in care and risk planning.

Support the Trust in achieving its clinical strategy, as well as meeting relevant objectives of our ICS plans.

About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

Working from home contracts do not attract high cost area payments.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please check the job description & person specification document for more information on the requirements for this job.

Person Specification



  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology or equivalent
  • Division of Neuropsychology (DoN) registered Neuropsychologist
  • HCPC registered professional


  • Additional leadership/management study
  • Additional post graduate professional study relevant to the area



  • Significant, relevant post-qualification clinical experience.
  • Experience of leading a clinical service/service development / project work.
  • Experience of supervising junior staff.

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