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Senior Applied Psychologist, LD CAMHS

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Bloxwich, Walsall
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
2 Mar 2024

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We are delighted to offer a band 8a post for a Senior Applied Psychologist who is passionate and interested in joining our Learning Disability Team in Walsall CAMHS. You will be working in a multi-disciplinary LD CAMHS Team and interfacing with colleagues in Specialist CAMHS. You will be supervised by a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and be a welcome addition to the team.

Main duties of the job

As a Senior Applied Psychologist in Walsall CAMHS you will have a balanced job plan which meets both the needs of the service and your own development. This will include contributing to initial assessment clinics which will be robustly supported through post assessment multi-disciplinary case discussions. In addition, you will be providing formulation driven, evidence-based psychological therapies. You will also be care co-ordinator for some young people, involving working with the family and wider professional network. You will contribute psychological thinking to the work of this busy, friendly multi-disciplinary service and will supervise the clinical work of assistant psychologists, trainees and other professionals.

About us

Walsall CAMHS is part of Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and is a friendly and busy service. Walsall CAMHS and partner agencies are currently in the process of aligning with the i-Thrive framework to ensure timely, responsive and needs-led interventions for the children and young people of the Black Country.

Staff that work in Walsall CAMHS describe a supportive multidisciplinary environment. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from the diverse range of communities with which we work. We are based Canalside, where there is parking on site.

The Trust is dedicated to ensuring that staff feel valued.Staff are also able to access a range of wellbeing services(e.g. counselling, advice and guidance) and vibrant staff networks including BAME, LGBTQIA+ and lived experience.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached documents to view the Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

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Person Specification

Essential & Desirable


  • Post-graduate doctoral level training in applied psychology (or its equivalent) as accredited by the BPS.
  • HCPC registration as an Applied Psychologist with Chartered Status
  • Experience of working as a qualified applied psychologist within the designated service line
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development


  • Registration with BPS

Employer details

Employer name

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust



Abbotts Street

Bloxwich, Walsall


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