Clinical Psychologist Community Neurorehabilitation

Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust
£56,388 to £62,785 a year pro rata inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
26 Sep 2023
Job title: Clinical Psychologist for Community Stroke and Neurorehabilitation

Salary: Band 8a (depending on previous experience)

Job type: Permanent

Part time (1.0 WTE) -37.5 hours per week

Main duties of the job

We are delighted to offer the exciting opportunity for a clinical psychologist specialising in neuropsychology to work in Haringey stroke and neuro-rehabilitation services. This is a new post with opportunities to develop the role of neuropsychology within the wider MDT. The post involves close working with occupational therapists, physiotherapists and speech and language therapists strong communication and team-working skills are essential. The successful candidate will have post-qualification clinical and consulting experience in the area of neuropsychology. The post-holder will also be part of a small but supportive neuropsychology team which supports learning, creative working and service development. They will be supervised by the lead clinical neuropsychologist. The teams value and celebrate diversity and welcome candidates from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

About us

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust (C& I) provides high quality, safe and innovative mental health care to our patients in the community, in their homes or in hospital. We provide services for adults of working age, adults with learning difficulties, and older people in the London area. We currently deliver the majority of our care to residents in the London Boroughs of Camden and Islington. However, we also provide substance misuse services in Westminster, and a substance misuse and psychological therapies service to people living in Kingston. Our trust is also a member of University College London Partners (UCLP), one of the world's leading academic health science partnerships. In addition we have specialist programmes which provide help and treatment for: veterans living in London, young people caught in the cycle of gang culture, older people living with dementia and other age related mental health conditions. For more information, please access the following link:

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To provide specialist neuropsychological assessments of referred clients, using interview, formal psychometric and other assessment methods as appropriate.
  • To formulate and devise psychological treatment and management plans for referred clients and their families to provide psychological treatment, using a range of specialist psychological interventions appropriate to the service.
  • To provide specialist neuropsychological advice, guidance and consultation to other professionals, to assist in the formulation, diagnosis and treatment of clients.
  • To provide reports and communicate in a skilled and sensitive manner concerning the assessment, formulation and treatment plans of clients.
  • To liaise with other health and social care staff, from a range of agencies, in the care provided to clients.
  • To undertake responsibilities as a member of the multi-professional Community Rehabilitation Team, including attending team meetings.
  • To liaise with specialist units around the country with whom Islington patients are placed, monitoring the rehabilitation programmes provided in the units and planning for discharge back to local services.
Teaching, training, and supervision
  • To provide professional and clinical supervision of trainee psychologists and, where required, assistant psychologists.
  • To continue to develop skills in the area of professional post-graduate teaching, training and clinical supervision.
  • To contribute to the pre- and post-qualification teaching of clinical and/or other applied psychologists, as appropriate.
  • To provide supervision to other professional groups as appropriate (e.g. occupational therapists, rehabilitation assistants).
  • Management, policy and service development.
  • To contribute to the development, evaluation and monitoring of the services operational policies, through the deployment of professional skills in research, service evaluation and audit.
  • To advise both service and professional management on those aspects of the service where psychological and/or organisational matters need addressing.
  • To manage the workloads of trainee psychologists and, where required, of assistant psychologists, within the framework of the services policies and procedures.
  • To be involved, as appropriate, in the shortlisting and interviewing of assistant psychologists and trainee psychologists.
Research and service evaluation
  • To utilise theory, evidence-based literature and research to support evidence based practice in individual work and work with other team members.
  • To undertake project management, including audit and service evaluation, with colleagues within the service to help develop and evaluate service provision.
  • To undertake appropriate research and provide research advice to other staff undertaking research.

Person Specification

Education and qualifications


  • Post-graduate doctoral level training in clinical or counselling psychology (or its equivalent for those trained prior to 2000) as accredited by the HCPC.
  • Current registration with the Health and Care Professions Council as a clinical psychologist or a counselling psychologist



  • Completion of substantial post-doctoral post-qualification supervised clinical NHS experience working with clients in the area of neuro-rehabilitation/assessment
  • Experience of working as a psychologist within a neuro multi-disciplinary team



  • Well-developed knowledge of the theory and practice of specialised psychological intervention with people with neurological conditions.
  • Further training (to include CPD events) in the application of clinical neuropsychology

Skills and abilities


  • Well developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, complex, highly technical and/or clinically sensitive information to clients, their families, carers and other professional colleagues

Employer details

Employer name

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust


Lordship Lane Primary Care Centre

239 Lordship Lane


N17 6HZ

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