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Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Based on full time hours
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Mental health, Psychologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
We are pleased to offer this exciting opportunity to develop your career within the Winchester and Test Valley CAMHS team, providing a range of therapeutic interventions that ensure good outcomes for the families, children, and young people that need to use our service, across Winchester, Andover and the Test Valley area.

We are a well-established, friendly, fun and supportive multi-disciplinary team who have a particularly strong emphasis on staff well-being, alongside a passion for delivering quality and compassionate clinical care for the young people we work with.

We have an excellent record in providing training and development to support our staff in their work and career aspirations and welcome new ideas and enthusiasm. The successful candidate will be part of a county wide psychology team contributing to our innovation and commitment to ongoing service improvement and compassionate care, developing our evidence based care pathways, and ensuring that psychology is at the heart of everything we do.

Main duties of the job

Providing quality driven psychological assessments and formulations for young people experiencing a range of mental health problems.

Using specialist psychological expertise to deliver a range of interventions to families and young people to meet their needs and goals, through individual, group work and consultation, in line with care pathways.

Being part of the MDT and providing consultation and developing psychological knowledge within the MDT.

Providing CAMHS assessments following referral to the service, and supporting the duty provision with the team.

Supervising and supporting the development of others in the team, including psychology undergraduate placement students, as well as trainee clinical psychologists and other staff members.

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



  • Postgraduate 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 HPC and professionally registered as a practitioner psychologist with the health professionals council.

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Advertiser House

24-32 London Street



SP10 2PE

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