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Clinical Psychologist -Neuro (Church)

  • Job Type: Part Time
  • Profession: Psychology
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: See below

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Neuropsychiatry – Church – New ward coming to 2024

0.6 WTE (a full time role may be possible in combination with other parts of the service)


Career Level C / Expert / Manager (NHS 7 / 8a)

Salary: £50,798 - £57,383 pro-rata dependent on experience

£44,342 - £50,798 (pro-rata newly qualified or soon to qualify)


You can achieve more at St Andrew’s Healthcare 

You will lead by example and inspire those around you to provide exceptional care and operational and clinical excellence on the ward. As part of the management team, you will work with colleagues and senior leaders to lead your team and achieve CQC outstanding. 


About the ward – Church

Church is a new ward we will be opening within the Neuropsychiatry Division. It will be a male ward for ongoing acquired brain injury rehabilitation in the context of behaviour that challenges. Our purpose on Church will be to support the stabilisation of behaviour and mental state, complete assessment of needs, support ongoing rehabilitation, and sign posting to services that will support the patient through their recovery to community living. Our aim is to engage patients in their rehabilitation and deliver exceptional individualised care. You will be a key member of a multi-disciplinary team working within a neurobehavioural service that used RAID and Positive Behaviour Support Plans, to truly make a difference to our patient’s lives and family


The Person

 We would like to recruit a Clinical Psychologist who has:

  • Experience of, or a strong interest in, working with people with acquired brain injury.
  • Experience of working systemically within an inpatient setting with people presenting with behaviours that challenge and risk. 
  • HCPC registered Practitioner Psychologist.
  • Candidates will have the necessary skills, competencies and potentials to fulfil the job description associated with the post.
  • Desire to apply your skills and expertise by providing clinical and risk assessments for our patients, and to collaboratively develop formulations, plan and sequence psychological interventions, and consult with the wider clinical team to enable patients to progress to the least restrictive environments.
  • Aspiration to or working towards membership of the Specialist Register of the BPS Division of Neuropsychology is especially valued.
  • Desire to develop further, for example, to become an APT RAID Tutor, a Dementia Care Mapper, or obtain the QiCN. 
  • Experience in delivering neuropsychology services, including cognitive assessment and rehabilitation.

Psychology is highly valued within the Neuropsychiatry Division and is embedded within a multi-disciplinary, one team approach.  You will be joining colleagues from Nursing, Psychiatry, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Dietetics and Social Work. We are seeking keen team players who adopt a person-centred approach to care, and a recovery focus towards rehabilitation and aiming to optimise each individual person’s progress through treatment.


We will provide training and supervision
You will be able to access excellent opportunities for continuing professional development including engagement with our Academic Centre and research teams; attendance at our weekly CPD events that are delivered by a range of internal and external experts in their field; and you will join a large network of experienced clinicians working across our inpatient and community services.


The post attracts a competitive salary, a sickness policy on a par with the NHS, 41 days annual leave including Bank Holidays, car lease scheme, free parking, cycle to work scheme, ongoing CPD and much more.

Interested? Please contact Dr Keith G Jenkins, Lead Psychologist & Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist at or call 01604 616459