Clinical/Counselling Psychologist Band 7 - Bedford

21 Feb 2019
27 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Maxxima are currently recruiting for a Band 7 HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist to work in a service based in the Bedford area.

Our clients are looking for candidates to start ASAP on a Full Time or Part Time basis and are offering an initial contract of three months. There is a high chance of extensions beyond this initial contract period. The starting pay rate is £27 per hour.

Requirements of the Clinical Psychology vacancy:

All applicants must have a relevant qualification in Clinical Psychology - for example a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology - and preferably some post-qualification experience within the NHS or private sector. The roles and responsibilities of this placement will include:

o Be responsible and accountable for the direct provision of an autonomous and systematic highly specialist clinical service, including specialised assessments and the development and delivery of specialised programmes of care.

o Provide highly specialist advice concerning the assessment and treatment children, young people, their families and carers with a moderate to severe learning disability, associated challenging behaviour and mental health problems and children with pervasive developmental disorders as well as a range of other psychological difficulties.

o Provide a highly specialist psychological perspective to the work of relevant groups/teams.

o Clinically supervise the work of assistant psychologists, trainee psychologists and other psychologists where appropriate.

o Clinically co-ordinate the work of assistant psychologists, trainee psychologists and other psychologists where appropriate.

Benefits of working with Maxxima:

*Practical assistance with relocation, accommodation and DBS/CRB checks
*Dedicated and experienced consultants
*Dedicated payroll consultant to ensure prompt payment
*Guidance and advice on CV and interview techniques
*Practical assistance with professional body registration
*A choice of PAYE, umbrella or LTD company payments

Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas. We're the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We'll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You'll know who's supporting you every step of the way and we'll always have time to take your call.

Contact us:

If you are interested in this Clinical Psychologist position please contact us now by clicking the apply button. Alternatively, please call Kieran on or email .

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.

Reasonable adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our Psychological Therapies team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

Recommend a colleague:

Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive. The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £1500. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.

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