Bank Counsellor Clinical Psychologist

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£16.24 to £23.46 an hour
Closing date
26 Jul 2023
Participate as a member of the Staff Psychology & Welfare Service and attend all relevant meetings and mandatory and Trust training. Work to a pattern of clinical hours and in localities that support the needs of the service and staff within UCLH.Provide a consultation service providing information about liaison with local mental health services, suitability for psychological therapies, signposting, alternative treatment options and patient management of risk.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide a systematic time-limited assessment and counselling / psychological therapy service to people with defined common mental health difficulties within the staff services setting.
  • Exercise autonomous professional responsibility for the assessment, treatment and discharge of staff utilising the service.
  • Provide consultation to referring managers about psychological therapy aspects of patient care and a range of mental health issues.
  • When necessary, arrange onward referral of staff to other NHS and non-NHS teams and organisations in consultation with the referring GP and / or OHP within the Occupational Health Service.
  • Use analytical and judgement skills across complex presenting facts or situations in devising an appropriate response and intervention.
  • Constantly consider the role of brief clinical work and to contribute accordingly to care packages and provide advice about services and options, using local knowledge.

About us

UCLH offers the chance of progression and learning within the trust by being able to work closely with senior employees. Not only that Bank Partners also offer its exciting benefits while working with us which include NHS pensions, priority shifts over agencies and UCLH Workers will get access to an exclusive benefits platform called Xexec. You really can't let this opportunity walk by you!

Here at Bank Partners we understand the challenges that Health workers face, from being burnt out, Dealing with emotional stress and sometimes a lack of support. We have worked closely with UCLH to understand how to help tackle this for the well-being of our professionals. The Trust strongly supports their staff, so they have created a project called well-being for a short or long-term wellbeing initiatives.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Responsible for keeping clinical records and maintaining patient records in secure locations across sites ensure any patient identifiable data is not carried outside of these NHS premises or between sites.
  • Attend regular line management with the Clinical Lead, in addition to attending clinical supervision with the Senior Counsellor / Psychotherapist.
  • Provide appropriate counselling/psychological interventions and undertake Risk Assessment and Management in accordance with the Trust Risk Policy.

Person Specification



  • Completed a BACP approved Diploma in Counselling.
  • Experience of working with a wide variety of clients over the age of 16 years presenting with mild to moderate severity of common mental health problems.
  • Maintaining a high degree of professionalism in the face of highly emotive and distressing problems, verbal abuse, and the threat of physical abuse.


  • Post-qualification training in one or more compliant modalities e.g. DIT, IPT, Counselling for Depression, CFT, ACT, EMDR, BCT or CBT.
  • NHS experience in the past 6 months.

Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


University College London Hospitals

250 Euston Road



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