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Band 8a Psychologist

Job Description

Are you a Clinical Psychologist seeking a new LOCUM challenge? Do you have experience in Physical Health Psychology, specifically with chronic pain management?

Service Care Solutions is recruiting for a Band 8A Clinical Psychologist for a LOCUM contract supporting the Black Country NHS Foundation Trust. The successful applicant will play a crucial role in enhancing patient care through their expertise and contributions to the psychological services provided.
Job Purpose: Band 8a Clinical Psychologist

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

Location: Wolverhampton

Contract: 30 hours per week

This role focuses on delivering high-quality psychological services to improve the mental health and well being of patients suffering with chronic pain.

Clinical Responsibilities:

  1. Assessment and Diagnosis:
    • Conduct psychological assessments and diagnose conditions related to chronic pain.
  2. Therapeutic Interventions:
    • Deliver evidence-based psychological treatments (e.g., CBT, mindfulness).
  3. Patient Management:
    • Develop and monitor individualised care plans.

Professional Leadership:

  1. Team Leadership:
    • Supervise and support junior psychologists and trainees.
  2. Interdisciplinary Collaboration:
    • Work with health care professionals to ensure integrated patient care.
  3. Service Development:
    • Improve service delivery and patient outcomes through policy and protocol development.


  • Degree in Clinical or Applied Psychology, accredited by the BPS
  • HCPC Registration
  • Previous physical 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.

  • Up to £750 Referral Bonus - Simply refer your friend. If they get the role, we'll give you up to £250.

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!