Clinical Psychologist - CAMHS - Maternity Cover

  • Job Reference: 00027695-1
  • Date Posted: 18 November 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Hove, Sussex
  • Salary: £38,000 to £48,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Clinical Psychologist required for Maternity Cover - March 2021 with the opportunity of becoming a permanent team member in Brighton. If you care for others without a second thought and are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference and changes lives for the better, then this role could be for you

You will join the service on a maternity cover basis until March 2021 with the opportunity of becoming a permanent member of the team. You will be part of an environment where there is a strong emphasis on teamwork, supervision from the Clinical Director and CPD opportunities.

You will be responsible for individual and group interventions, diagnostic and cognitive assessments, MDT working, risk assessments and facilitate staff reflective practice sessions and will be requested to design and deliver training.

As a Clinical Psychologist, you will have experience and knowledge in carrying service users caseload, including assessing service users with complex needs, and designing and delivering specialist psychological treatment within a CAMHS services.

Your responsibilities

Assessing and evaluating information from the child, family and significant others, multidisciplinary medical team and external agencies relating to a medical condition and developmental status and incorporate this information into a clinical formulation

Evaluating and making decisions about treatment options.

Contributing directly and indirectly to a psychologically-based framework.

Undertaking risk assessment and risk management.

To be successful in this role, you'll need

Postgraduate doctoral-level training in clinical psychology

HPC Registered

Experience of working with the adolescent/young age range & eating disorders

DBT/CBT/ Family therapy trained

Where you will be working

Location : Brighton

Working at our specialist tier 4 CAMHS service, you will join the multidisciplinary team that provides support for young people aged 12 - 18 years with a prime diagnosis of eating disorders and who may have other mental health conditions.

Combining the NICE guidelines recommended therapies, the service creates bespoke programmes that provide person-centred care to support each person's physical, medical and mental health needs. Young people will participate in psycho-education to support their care plans and are allowed to engage in therapeutic programmes such as mindfulness, family and trauma therapy.

Working alongside the individual and their families, the MDT will collaboratively create care plans and risk assessments. You will empower individuals to manage and improve their health through their treatment within the community.

The service operates 24/7. You will work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights. Standard shifts are 12.5 hours a day, working 3 days for three weeks and 4 days for one week.


Annual salary pro rata 38 - 48,000 - negotiable

The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!

Wellbeing support and activities

Career development and training

Pension contribution

Life Assurance

Enhanced Maternity Package

Flexible working opportunities

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

For more information or to apply for the role please call Amy Parker on (phone number removed)or email a copy of your CV to (url removed)

Applications will be held in the strictest confidence.

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