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band 8a clinical psychologist

Job Description

Are you a Psychologist seeking a new Remote challenge? Do you have a passion for working with individuals with complex needs and personality disorders?

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Band 8a Clinical Psychologist for a LOCUM contract supporting Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. The contract will run for an initial period of 3 months, with the possibility of extension.

The successful candidate will provide psychological support to individuals identified as high risk of harm with problematic personality traits. This includes working within the Intensive Integrated Risk Management Service (IIRMS) and collaborating closely with Probation Service staff. The contract will run for an initial period of 3 months, with the possibility of extension.

Job Purpose: Band 8a Clinical Psychologist

Pay Rate: £35.00 LTD p/h + £250 SCS Sign-Up Bonus

Location: Nottingham (Hybrid)

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00

Contract: 22h - 37.5h

Key Responsibilities
Clinical Management:

  • Provide specialist psychological consultation and case formulations to Probation Service staff.
  • Conduct psychological assessments and interventions for complex cases.
  • Lead the Intensive Integrated Risk Management Service (IIRMS), managing referrals and caseloads.

Service Delivery:

  • Assist in planning and evaluating services through audits and research.

Training and Supervision:

  • Develop and deliver training for Probation Service staff.
  • Provide clinical supervision for team members, including assistant and trainee psychologists.

Collaborative Work:

  • Work with probation, prison services, and other healthcare providers to deliver integrated services.
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary team discussions and provide psychological insights.


  • Communicate complex and sensitive information clearly to patients, relatives, and colleagues.
  • Maintain accurate records of care and treatment.


  • HCPC Registered Clinical Psychologist
  • Experience Trauma and personality disorders
  • Relevant BPS accredited degree

The benefits of Service Care Solutions:

  • Four weekly payroll runs
  • £250 training allowance
  • Excellent pay rates
  • Exceptional referral bonuses
  • Specialists mental health consultants offering single point of contact
  • Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
  • Ltd & PAYE payment options available
  • Nationwide provider of mental health staff to over 40 different NHS trusts offering mental health services and over 200 local authorities.
  • DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

Are you happy with your current agency?

  • £150 Agency Switch Bonus
  • £250 Welcome Bonus
  • Up to £750 Referral Bonus