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Assistant Psychologist - Birmingham

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Psychology
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £25,704

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Assistant Psychologist


Location: Birmingham

Salary: £25,704 per annum

2 Positions available 

Full-time 37.5 per Week

Part- Time 22.5 per week


A bit about us

We are St Andrew’s a mental health Charity which inspires Hope. We work together with a number of organisations to transform the lives of people with complex mental health needs. We provide specialist mental healthcare and deliver a range of inpatient and community mental healthcare services, education and research that helps to improve lives.

Our vision for the future is a society in which everyone living with mental health need is heard, valued and has hope for their future.

Come join us. Let's transform lives together.

St Andrew’s Birmingham is a 124 bedded adult mental healthcare facility comprises of eight units that cover medium and low security for both Men and Women. Located in Stirchley, a vibrant area in South Birmingham, easily accessible by road networks and public transport.

The successful applicants will join a large psychology team. Duties are varied and will assist Qualified Psychologists in psychological and behavioural assessments of patient needs, offering group and individual therapy sessions based on CBT, DBT and psycho educational models, maintaining research databases, carrying out clinical audits, delivering staff training.  The psychology team plays a key role in service delivery and development, with research being a key activity with academic publications and presentations at national and international conferences.

Applicants should have a minimum of an upper second class honours degree in psychology and be eligible for Graduate Membership of the British Psychological Society. Applicants with either previous experience of working within a multidisciplinary team in a clinical setting or a relevant post graduate qualification are very welcome. 

Applicants should be very competent in computer skills, research methods, have high levels of literacy and numeracy, and have great interpersonal and communication skills. Previous experience and interest in working with adults with autism, intellectual disability or offenders is advantageous, but not essential.


We offer an excellent benefits package including: Pension; Sickness policy on par with the NHS; Access to the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts schemes; 35 days annual leave (including bank holidays), increasing to 41 after 10 years' service; Life cover; Our newly launched Electric Car scheme; Cycle to work scheme; Healthcare cash plan; Free parking; Paid DBS application; Access to free vocational qualifications.

 “Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day.”

Interviews will be on Monday 5th August and Tuesday 6th August. These will be face to face on site at St Andrew's Healthcare in Birmingham

We have the right to close this advert early once sufficient application number has been reached