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Band 8a Psychologist

Job Description

Are you a Psychologist seeking a new LOCUM challenge? Do you have previous experience working with Adults suffering with mental Health conditions?

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Band 8a Clinical Psychologist for a LOCUM contract supporting Norfolk and Suffolk Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. The successful candidate will provide psychological support to Adults with mental Health conditions. The contract will run for an initial period of 3 months with the likelihood of extension.

Job Purpose: Band 8a Clinical Psychologist

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

Location: Norwich

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00 (flexible)

Contract: 37.5 hours per week (Part Time Considered)

The post holder will provide high-quality psychological services to service users with complex mental health and forensic needs within secure settings, contributing to the development and delivery of a multidisciplinary approach to care and treatment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments, formulations, and interventions for service users with complex needs.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to offer tailored assessment and intervention strategies.
  • Implement NICE-recommended therapeutic interventions and develop bespoke solutions for risk management.
  • Consult and provide guidance to other professionals on risk assessment and management.
  • Supervise assistant psychologists and offer managerial support to professionals from various disciplines.


  • HCPC Registration
  • Previous experience working with Adults
  • Substantial Mental Health experience

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? At SCS, we believe in rewarding your loyalty and hard-work!

  • £150 Agency Switch Bonus - If you're unhappy with your current agency or simply fancy a change, Service Care Solutions will give you £150 for bringing your current contract to us.

  • £250 Welcome Bonus - We are offering a Welcome Bonus of £250, paid after completion of 150 hours in your new placement.

  • £250 Referral Bonus - Simply refer your friend. If they get the role, we'll give you £250. That's £1000 if you refer 4 friends - easy money whilst helping out your friends and family!

To Apply:
Please contact Aaron: | (01772) 208 963

Do you know someone who may be interested? Simply send me their details - If they join and begin work with Service Care Solutions for the first time, you will be entitled to a Referral Bonus of up to £250!