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Clinical Psychologist

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Pro rata
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Mental health, Psychologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
Our extremely friendly and passionate multi-disciplinary team in Basingstoke CAMHS is currently looking for a substantive part-time Band 7 Clinical Psychologist.

We have a brilliant and very strong Clinical Psychology structure in our team, and you will be working alongside another B7 colleague, as well as 2 Senior Practitioner Psychologists and a Principal Clinical Psychologist. Our team also has APs, Trainee Clinical Psychology and Undergraduate Psychology placements.

We are passionate about growing and developing our clinical psychologists and would welcome applications from colleagues in their final year of training.

The Basingstoke MDT is made up of psychologists, nurses (mental health and learning disabilities), therapists, social workers, mental health practitioners and psychiatrists. The team offers a range of interventions to children and young people, including generic and specialist assessments, interventions (including CBT, EMDR, DBT, groupwork etc.), duty support and network liaison for specific cohorts of young people, e.g. looked after children, children with learning disabilities.

We are particularly interested in recruiting a colleague who has experience and/or interest in Autism and/or Systemic work. This would complement the current skills mix in the MDT.

Main duties of the job

You will join the other psychologists in providing assessment (including neurodevelopmental), formulation, individual and group interventions and consultation using a range of therapeutic approaches including CBT, systemic and EMDR.

You will work closely with both psychology colleagues and the wider MDT. We encourage colleagues to work together to support young people and families, sharing knowledge and skills and learning from each other.

You will receive high standards of supervision, including secondary supervision where appropriate, and will be supported to develop your skills in areas of interest through our comprehensive training packages.

Please be aware that anyone applying for a post with CAMHS Hampshire will be subject to TUPE transfer.

Under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment Regulations) (TUPE) all substantive Hampshire CAMHS staff who are employed by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SPFT) will transfer to either Southern Health Foundation Trust, or to Surrey and Borders Foundation Trust. The TUPE transfer from Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust effective from 1st February 2024.

The Consultation document for TUPE transfer will be made available for all successful applicants

About us

Hampshire CAMHS values the contributions that psychology colleagues bring and has a well-established psychology and psychological therapies structure and strategy. Robust and supportive supervision and governance arrangements are in place so that staff are able to practice safely and effectively. The Trust is supportive of clinicians' professional development and provides access to quality training opportunities.

There is a strong psychology and psychological therapies structure within Hampshire CAMHS. There are frequent opportunities for professional meetings as well as tailored CPD.

The service prioritises staff wellbeing and we encourage our colleagues to maintain a healthy and positive work-life balance. Leadership is strong and supportive, and our ethos is toencourage people to work creatively and be innovative in their thinking to support new and different ways of working.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please ensure that you refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification as you make your application.

Applications which do not reference the attached documentation will not be shortlisted.

Person Specification



  • Post-graduate doctoral level training in applied psychology [or its equivalent for those trained prior to 1996 or outside the UK], including specifically models of psychopathology, clinical psychometrics, two or more distinct psychological therapies and lifespan developmental psychology as approved by the HCPC
  • Professionally registered as a Practitioner Psychologist with the Health Professions Council (HCPC)



  • Experience of specialist psychological working (assessment, formulation and treatment) with a wide variety of client groups, across the whole life course and presenting with the full range of clinical severity across the full range of care settings including outpatient, community, primary care, inpatient and residential care settings, maintaining a high degree of professionalism in the face of highly emotive and distressing problems, verbal abuse and the threat of physical abuse
  • Doctoral level knowledge of research design and methodology, including complex multivariate data analysis as practiced within the field of applied psychology
  • High level of knowledge and skills in neuropsychology and evidence of further practice and/or training since qualification.
  • Experience of the application of applied psychology in different cultural contexts and experience of working within a multicultural framework
  • Evidence of continuing professional development as required by the HCPC.

Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Basingstoke Community CAMHS

Brambly's Drive


RG21 8UN

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