Role Details

Clinical or Counselling Psychologist


Ideal Overseas Candidate:

  • Applicants must have completed doctoral level training in clinical or counselling psychology


Salary Range:

  • £44,606 - £50,819 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications


Essex Partnership University Trust (EPUT) is investing in the expansion of psychological services embedded in multi-disciplinary community teams.  The job will entail providing psychological input to one or more of our multi-disciplinary community teams.  All adult community services comprise a variety of experienced professionals from different backgrounds and offer the opportunity for multi-disciplinary work and to get involved in utilising psychological interventions and formulation in different contexts.


The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop specialist skills in the assessment of complex cases, risk management, and brief interventions; offer individual therapy for service users with severe and complex mental health problems; co-facilitate groups; participate in the multi-disciplinary management of complex cases at access and recovery level; offer supervision, consultation and teaching to all professions and develop skills in leadership, service development and management.


There will be the opportunity to supervise a trainee clinical psychologist from the Essex-Tavistock Doctoral Course either as a sole supervisor or jointly with psychology colleagues.


Psychology and Psychotherapy are an integrated part of mental health services in the Trust. We have excellent professional and leadership structures, good relationships at all levels of the Trust’s hierarchy and good links with local Universities. There are excellent opportunities for CPD and support from senior colleagues with specialist expertise. Our Trust has a flexible working hours policy.



The successful candidate will need to be skilled and experienced in working as part of large multidisciplinary teams with all of the opportunities and challenges which that entails. Experience in carrying out specialist assessments, in providing therapeutic input for personality disorders and psychosis or an interest in developing this is essential. Knowledge of psychometric tools and confidence in making informed professional recommendations on risks and the treatment of service users are essential. Flexibility, creativity and an ability to work independently are welcomed. Team working ability and skills in training, consultation and supervision and a calm disposition will be essential.


Professional Qualifications

Applicants must have completed doctoral level training in clinical or counselling psychology (or equivalent), including models of psychopathology, clinical psychometrics and neuropsychology, two or more distinct psychological therapies and lifespan developmental psychology as accredited by the BPS/HCPC. Psychologists with experience of personality disorders and psychosis are strongly encouraged to apply. Eligibility for BPS Chartered Status is desirable and registration with the Health Professions Council is essential.


Benefits when working for EPUT:

  • Permanent Contract
  • Free Visa
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work

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