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Clinical Psychologist

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

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Mental health, Psychologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Our extremely friendly and passionate multi-disciplinary team in Basingstoke CAMHS is currently looking for a substantive full 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 Psychologists and an undergraduate Psychology placement student.

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.

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.

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.

As a Trust, our footprint spans more than 200 sites across Hampshire, wholeheartedly committed to providing the best possible healthcare, reaching a range of diverse communities.

- We function as a unified team, placing patients and staff at the forefront of all our endeavours.

- Our 7,000+ workforce is skilled and diverse, with a deep commitment to ongoing staff development. We offer customised training, leadership pathways, and a plethora of career opportunities.

- We respect and listen to your thoughts, ideas, and concerns via well-established network of staff groups to increase awareness and appreciation of equality, diversity, and inclusion.

Building on all this, we are currently working closely with other local NHS Trusts to integrate all our collective community, mental health, and learning disability services across Hampshire and Isle of Wight. Our new organisation is set to launch in April 2024 and will incorporate Southern Health, Solent, Isle of Wight and Sussex Partnership Trusts.

While the new Trust will be substantially bigger, it will continue to cater to the unique needs of different communities, streamlining services and making healthcare across the county more accessible.

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.

Please ensure that you have referred to the Job Description and Person Specification when writing your application failure to do this may result in you not being 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 an lifespan developmental psychology as approved by the HPC. Professionally registered as a Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Bramblys Grange Health Centre

Bramblys Drive



RG21 8UN

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