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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 Children suffering with Mental Health conditions? Do you have previous experience working within a Community Setting?

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Band 8a Psychologist for a LOCUM contract supporting South West London NHS Trust. The successful candidate will provide psychological support to Children within a Mental Health Ward throughout the Sutton/Wallington Area. The contract will run for a minimum of 3 months with the possibility of extension.
Both Full-time and Part-time applications will be considered.

Job Purpose: Band 8a Psychologist
Pay Rate: £35.00 LTD p/h + £250 SCS Sign-Up Bonus
Location: Wallington / Sutton
Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00 (Flexible)
Contract: 22.5 hrs -37.5 hrs

Key Responsibilities:

  • Join a multi-disciplinary team at Tier 3 Sutton CAMHS.
  • Carry out high quality assessments and provide evidence-based treatment.
  • Provide supervision to Band 7s/Assistants.
  • Co-ordinate care for those children, young people and families on their caseload.
  • Manage risk within team, Directorate and Trust structures.
  • Work to relevant professional and ethical guidelines, and within the framework of Directorate and Trust policies and procedures.
  • Use screening and outcome measures in clinically meaningful ways to demonstrate treatment effectiveness and seek feedback about user experience.


  • Qualification in either Clinical or Counselling Psychology
  • HCPC Registration
  • Experience of working with children and young people in a community setting
  • UK Driving Licence


  • 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.
  • FREE DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services
  • FREE Occupational Health Check and Immunisations

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 two weeks in your new placement.
  • £750 Referral Bonus - Simply refer your friend. If they get the role, we'll give you £750.

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