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Senior Clinical Psychologist

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Mental health, Psychologist
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
If you would like to develop your skills as a senior Practitioner Psychologist providing clinical leadership for our county-wide digital team, then this is the job for you! Hampshire CAMHS is seeking a dedicated individual to join the Digital Team. Our team is friendly, supportive, and creative, and we are committed to providing high-quality intervention to the children and families who need our service.

The current focus of the digital team is to provide neurodevelopmental assessments of autism and ADHD and provide CBT for common mental health problems. Our vision is to diversify and develop digital resources. We are looking for someone dynamic, creative and with a keen eye for innovation who wants to enhance their existing clinical skills across a more contemporary delivery model and develop their leadership skills.

If you are new to an 8A position, we will provide you with additional support to ease the transition to this more senior role, in addition to regular clinical and professional supervision. We ensure continuing professional development through a comprehensive in-house training program and external training opportunities. You will also have opportunities to link with other senior psychologists. At Hampshire CAMHS, we are dedicated to supporting the development and progress of our clinicians so that you can grow your career with us.

Apply today and become part of our innovative, friendly and supportive team!

Main duties of the job

To work as a member of the clinical service/ team, providing a high-quality, specialist applied psychology service to clients, their families or carers.

To support psychological practice within the team through consultation, supervision, formulation and training.

To participate in systematic clinical governance and to offer clinical supervision to assistants, trainees and more junior psychologists and other staff.

To utilise research skills for audit, service development and research within the area served by the team/service.

About us

Southern Health is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health and learning disabilities, as well as offering physical health community-based services.

With a workforce of more than 7000 and a footprint that spans more than 200 sites across Hampshire, we're wholeheartedly committed to providing the best possible healthcare, reaching a range of diverse communities, whilst placing patients and staff at the forefront of all our endeavours.

We are currently working closely with other NHS Trusts to integrate all our collective community, mental health, and learning disability services. Our new organisation, to be known as Hampshire and Isle of Wight NHS Foundation Trust, is set to launch in July 2024.

The transformation will happen in staggered stages Hampshire CAMHS, part of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust joined Southern Health in February 2024, with Isle of Wight NHS Trust mental health and community services transitioning in early May 2024. The final combination of Southern Health and Solent Trusts is anticipated to occur in July 2024, when the new organisation will be formed.

Our new Trust will continue to cater to the unique needs of different communities, making healthcare across the county more accessible, as well as offering staff more opportunities for career development, training and partnership working.

Join us as we embark on this exciting journey to shape the future of healthcare in Hampshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Person Specification



  • Have post-graduate doctoral training in applied psychology (or equivalent)
  • Professional registration as a Practitioner Psychologist with the Health Professions Council (HPC)



  • Experience as a specialist psychological working with a wide range of client groups in a variety of care settings
  • Knowledge and skills in neurodevelopmental psychology

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Omega House

112 Southampton Road



SO50 5PB

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