Lead Psychologist


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Lancashire, KA 


Allied Health Professional Jobs, Clinical Lead Jobs, Clinical Services Jobs


£55,000 per year

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Employment Type:

Full time




Medical-Health: General-Other: Medical-Health, Medical Therapy-Rehab Services

Job Description:

Lead Psychologist


Full-time: 37. Hours a week

Salary £55,000

We are currently recruiting for exciting opportunity for an experienced Psychologist with expertise in secure mental health services to provide clinical leadership to a thriving psychology department.

The department offers a range of interventions for clients on a group and individual basis, and psychologists also engage in consultancy, training and research. The successful candidate will oversee the psychology provision across the adult services that include medium and low secure and locked rehabilitation services for males and females.

This post will require the candidate to lead the development of the psychological provision in the hospital through their leadership and their skills as a practitioner psychologist. There is a strong emphasis on multi-disciplinary working and on patient-engagement. The candidate will be a role-model to other colleagues in the hospital. In addition to the leadership element of the role, the successful candidate will also carry a clinical case-load and clinical responsibilities commensurate to the banding of the role.


Contributory Pension Scheme

Company Health Plan - discounts for dentists, opticians, physiotherapy and other services

Death in service cover - up to three times annual salary

Income Protection in case of long-term sickness or disability

Free Meals on duty

Relocation Package

Accommodation Package

Paid Induction

Professional Development / Training

Job Requirements:


HCPC registration

Desirable; candidates must have full applied divisional membership of the BPS.

The successful candidate will have to demonstrate experience of working with complex clients in secure care and a track record of leading and developing teams.

For more information and/or to apply for this position please contact Chris Kitson on 01489 77 42 08 and or email


Job Type: Permanent

Contract Length: N/A 

Contact Name: Chris Kitson 

Company Info
Appoint Group
Burlington House, Botleigh Grange Office Campus, Hedge End, SO30 2AF, UK
Hampshire, JW, United Kingdom Phone: Web Site: Company Profile