Clinical Psychologist B7 Development Role or 8a

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £57,349 a year pa pro rata (Salary is dependant on experience)
Closing date
1 Oct 2023

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Mental health, Psychologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
The post is open to an experienced or newly qualified Clinical Psychologist to develop through preceptorship by joining Children's Specialist Services, specifically our CYP ASD/ADHD Service. We are offering flexible working . We provide specialist MDT Autism and ADHD assessment as well as training, consultation, and some post-diagnostic support. This service is closely linked with other Children's Specialist Services including Community Paediatrics, Paediatric Psychology, Children's Eating Disorder's Service, Looked After Children's Services, CTPLD and CAMHS.

This role will include specialist training and development in gold standard, NICE recommended assessment of Autism and ADHD. There are opportunities to undertake supervision training and supervise others, as well as experience broader leadership and career development. It will be possible to combine this post with other roles or opportunities across Children's Specialist Services to gain wider range of experiences in assessment and intervention in different areas. There are excellent opportunities to connect with other psychologists across the trust through meetings, events, and special interest groups.

Main duties of the job

This is a band 8a or band 7 development opportunity, and funding has been secured for appointed candidates to progress to a band 8a Senior Clinical Psychologist position once agreed clinical and leadership competencies have been met. For newly qualified psychologists, the successful candidate will commence in post at band 7 and then work towards individualised competencies as discussed with the Service Manager and Principal Psychologist CYP ASD/ADHD Clinical Lead. Where a more experienced candidate meets the competencies (described below), they will be appointed directly at band 8a.

About us

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools.We also provide health services to various prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the About You Section of the document.

Person Specification



  • Working to complete or has completed doctorate in Clinical Psychology



  • Completed placements in various health environments


  • Passion to develop in CYP neuro-developmental services

Employer details

Employer name

Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust


Sudborough House

London Road


NN15 7PW

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