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Senior Clinical or Counselling Psychologist

Band 8a

Main area
Psychological Therapies
Band 8a
  • Full time
  • Part time
Full time and part time considered
Job ref
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum/pro rata
Salary period
17/05/2021 23:59

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


Job overview

We really want to hear from you if you are an enthusiastic HCPC registered Clinical/Counselling Psychologist wanting to develop your clinical, supervisory and leadership skills. We are also happy to hear from other accredited psychological therapists that can demonstrate they meet the person specification.  

Main duties of the job

As a flexible employer we would welcome discussions about opportunities we can offer in posts both full and part time, for people wanting to specialise in adult mental health.

We are developing our Psychological Therapies Services as part of the integrated Specialist Adult Mental Health Teams in Oxfordshire. We are looking for an enthusiastic Clinical or Counselling Psychologist who wishes to make a difference to patients with long term mental health problems, providing evidence-based treatments across Oxfordshire

We offer CPD and training to support career progression, have excellent links with the Oxford Centre for Psychological Health that includes Oxford Centre for Cognitive Therapy (OCTC) and Oxford Institute for Clinical Psychology Training, which is hosted by the Trust. We actively encourage innovation and research with opportunities for collaborations with University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry and Department of Experimental Psychology. We also collaborate with Oxford Brookes University and Buckinghamshire New University.

We look forward to welcoming you to Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

Working for our organisation

We provide excellent accredited supervision by senior therapists to help you consolidate your therapy skills in a focused and supported way, monthly opportunities to meet psychological therapy colleagues from across the county for reflective practice groups; clinical updates and professional development, and excellent CPD opportunities.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please apply if you can demonstrate:

  • Evidence of significant knowledge in your specialist therapy area of working with adults with severe and/or complex mental health difficulties
  • A good working knowledge of evidence-based treatments
  • Sound clinical risk assessment and management
  • Experience of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults
  • Substantial experience of supervision with therapists and other clinical staff
  • Experience of leadership and management of therapy staff
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jo Ryder
Job title
Consultant Counselling Psychologist
Email address
Telephone number
01865 902005
Additional information

Liam Cuttell - Team Manager 01865 902005