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Clinical 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?
Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Band 8b Clinical Psychologist for a LOCUM contract supporting Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust. The successful candidate will provide psychological support the Childrens mental health service. The contract will run for an initial period of 12 months with the likelihood of extension.

Job Purpose: Band 8b Clinical Psychologist

Pay Rate: £40.00 LTD p/h + £250 SCS Sign-Up Bonus

Location: Warwickshire

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

Contract: 37.5 hours per week (Flexible)

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Clinical Assessment and Intervention: Conduct comprehensive psychological assessments and provide evidence-based interventions for children and adolescents within the Mental Health Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) setting.
  2. Treatment Planning: Develop individualised treatment plans in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams to address the complex needs of clients, ensuring interventions are tailored to each individual's circumstances.
  3. Risk Management: Demonstrate expertise in managing complexity and risk within a CAMHS environment, utilising clinical judgement and evidence-based practices to ensure the safety and well-being of clients.
  4. Supervision and Leadership: Provide supervision to junior staff and trainees, offering guidance and support in their clinical practice. Demonstrate leadership qualities by fostering a positive work culture and contributing to service development initiatives.
  5. Service Development: Actively participate in service development projects, contributing to the improvement of CAMHS provision and implementing innovative strategies to enhance the quality of care delivered to service users.
  6. Collaboration and Consultation: Liaise effectively with other professionals, agencies, and stakeholders involved in the care of children and adolescents, promoting integrated working practices and facilitating seamless transitions between services.
  7. Professional Development: Maintain registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and engage in continuous professional development activities to ensure compliance with regulatory standards and enhance clinical skills and knowledge.


  • HCPC Registration
  • Clinical Psychology Doctorate or equivalent
  • Substantial CAMHS experience

The benefits of Service Care Solutions:

  • £250 training allowance
  • Exceptional referral bonuses
  • Specialists mental health consultants offering single point of contact
  • Ltd & PAYE payment options available
  • 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