Clinical / Counselling Psychologist

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£45,753 to £59,360 a year pro rata for part time
Closing date
5 May 2024

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Are you a qualified or soon to qualify Clinical / Counselling Psychologist looking to work with children and adolescents with complex mental health difficulties?

Does a flexible role that coincides with your home life as well as paying HCAS sound like what you are looking for?

Would you be proud to work for an Outstanding Trust that has a huge focus on the wellbeing of their staff?

Here at Berkshire Healthcare, we are recruiting for a number of Clinical / Counselling Psychologistroles across our Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) , Neurodiversity and Learning Disabilities Teams.

As a Trust our services operate geographically from a number of sites across Berkshire, from the East as far as Slough to Newbury in West Berkshire.

Our Clinical / Counselling Psychologists work within our multidisciplinary teams playing an important role providing specialist psychological assessments, care planning and a range of evidence-based psychological interventions. They work both one to one with our patients as well as delivering group treatments.

We have strong, supportive teams who can offer you good clinical supervision as well as training opportunities in desirable fields.

Main duties of the job

Must haves for this role:
  • HCPC registered Psychologist with a doctorate in counselling or clinical psychology
  • Previous leadership / managerial experience
  • Experience working in a mental health service
  • Experience of delivering agreed/specified service targets and demonstrable effective time management in a busy and demanding environment

(As a newly qualified we appreciate you will not have some of these lived experiences but would still like to hear from you)

About us

Some of the benefits of working for us include:
  • Flexible working options to support work-life balance
  • 27 days' annual leave rising with service + opportunity to buy and sell
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Excellent learning and career development opportunities
  • 'Cycle to Work' and car leasing scheme
  • Access to a range of wellbeing tools and services
  • Discounts at hundreds of popular retailers and restaurants
  • Staff networks for race, diversity, disabilities and armed forces community to support equality
  • Generous maternity, paternity, adoption and special leave
  • Free parking across Trust sites

Job description

Job responsibilities

We have a number of Clinical / Counselling Psychologist vacancies and the JD and responsibilities are dependent on role and Service applied for after discussion.

This vacancy is for candidates who have the legal right to work in the United Kingdom without requiring overseas sponsorship.

However, If you require sponsorship or assistance obtaining a work visa and would like to join the Berkshire Healthcare team as a registered healthcare professional there may be other vacancies which you can apply for, please contact our partner agents . However, candidates from countries on the World Health OrganisationRed List cannot be supported. For more details please refer to this link:

Person Specification



  • HCPC registered Psychologist with a doctorate in counselling or clinical psychology

Employer details

Employer name

Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust


London House, London Road


RG12 2UT

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