Clinical Psychologist

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £57,349 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
11 Dec 2023

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Mental health, Psychologist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are delighted to be able to advertise a range of Paediatric Clinical Psychology vacancies at the Norfolk and Norwich University. Several vacancies and new posts have been released simultaneously due to growth in the team, and we can therefore offer options of working within a particular specialty or combining specialties to get a broader range of experience.

You would become part of the Clinical Psychology team at the NNUH which is a team working within several areas of adult and Paediatric health psychology. The wider psychology team meet on a regular basis, and you would have clinical supervision from an experienced Clinical Psychologist.

You would be based at the NNUH and would become an integral member of the specialty MDT's as well as the Paediatric clinical psychology department. We have posts covering several clinical areas which could be applied for or combined to make part-time or a full-time posts. We would be happy to be flexible about combining hours to form a role which would suit you as an applicant. The specialities currently being advertised are Gastroenterology IBD/or Rheumatology (7.5hrs), Cystic Fibrosis (15hrs), Oncology (15hrs), Diabetes (18.75hrs) and Epilepsy (30hrs).

Main duties of the job

There will be opportunities to do both individual work, group work and family work, depending on the specialties you work in. There is always encouragement from Clinical Psychology colleagues to develop audit and research ideas, and there are currently several audits and research projects being run by Clinical Psychologists.

There will be opportunities to have a Clinical Psychology trainee, if appropriate for your stage of qualification.

We would be very pleased to hear from applicants who are interested in full-time posts or part-time posts. If you are interested in a particular specialty, please discuss it with us informally, and also state clearly on the application form. If you are interested in developing a portfolio range of Paediatric Psychology experience, please get in contact informally, to discuss options for combining these vacancies. Please also let us know your ideal number of working hours per week on your application.

We want to become a more diverse and inclusive department, therefore we welcome and actively encourage applications from candidates from a broad range of backgrounds, with different lived and learned experiences.

We are happy to recruit candidates with relevant experience at a Band 8A, or to recruit newly qualified staff at Band 7 as part of our 18 month preceptorship. Newly qualified staff who are yet to be HCPC registered would temporarily be appointed on Band 6.

About us

Join us at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff!

The NNUH is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, providing first-class acute care for around one million people, living in Norfolk and surrounding areas. We are a teaching and research hospital, at the forefront of innovation, home to state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Quadram Institute. We are pleased to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placement opportunities for their students. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country and are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

We are a friendly, collaborative hospital, working with local services and home to N& N Hospitals Charity

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits/discounts and in addition:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fast Track Staff Physiotherapy Service
  • Multi Faith prayer room
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement
  • Wagestream - access up to 40% of your pay as you earn it
  • Free Park & Ride service direct to NNUH site
  • Free 24-hours confidential counselling support
  • On-site Nursery
  • On-site cafes offering staff discounts
  • Support in career development
  • Flexible staff bank
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars, Cycle to Work scheme and home electronics

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Paediatric psychology team is based at the Norfolk & Norwich Hospital. You would join a team of Consultant and Principal Clinical Psychologists covering specialities including NICU, Epilepsy, Oncology, Diabetes. Within the department we also have Psychologists working in the adult teams covering Pain management, Palliative care, Diabetes and Cardiology. We also have three Assistant Psychologists supporting the department and offer a range of trainee placements. There is a wide range of psychology interventions offered across the department, good CPD opportunities, EMDR specialist supervision groups and a very supportive team culture. There is flexibility for getting involved in audit, research and new service developments.

Please see the attached job description for full details and main requirements. This document contains both Band 8a, Band 7 and Band 6 job descriptions.

Person Specification



  • Registration with the HCPC as a Practitioner Psychologist
  • Post-graduate doctorate (or its equivalent for those trained prior to 1996) in Clinical Psychology


  • Post-doctoral training in one or more additional specialised areas of psychological practice (cognitive behavioural therapy, family therapy etc.)



  • Demonstrable understanding of the implications of long term conditions and disability for either adults, children, young people and their families (as applicable in the speciality).


  • Experience of working within the Clinical Speciality

Attitude, aptitude


  • Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH's PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence

Employer details

Employer name

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital


Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital

Colney Lane



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