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Principal Psychologist

Job Description

Are you a Psychologist seeking a new Permanent challenge? Do you have previous experience working with Adults with complex Mental Health issues?

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for an experienced Psychologist for a Permanent opportunity supporting our established client in the Blackburn area. Our client is a leading provider of private Mental Health care within the UK.

The successful candidate will work as part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team, providing bespoke and individualised treatment pathways for Male Patients with complex mental health, recovery needs and risk profiles. The service supports individuals with Mental Illness, Personality Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Autism and neuro-cognitive deficits amongst others. This is a full-time opportunity with 37.5 hours per week available. Part-time application swill also be considered.

Job Purpose: Principal Psychologist

Salary: £55,000 per annum + £250 SCS Sign-Up Bonus

Location: Blackburn, Lancashire

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

Contract: Full-time | 37.5 Hours

The post holder will work as part of the Psychology Team providing outstanding knowledge of models, methods, law and policies in psychology.
Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide a highly specialist brief, medium or long-term psychology for Adults with severe, complex and persistent mental health conditions
  • To provide in-depth risk-assessments of individuals who are at risk to themselves and to be able to formulate more short-term crisis planning
  • To contribute to the process of care planning for patients referred to the service, and to manage a complex caseload as the individual therapist working within a multidisciplinary team
  • To monitor clinical progress through regular reviews of psychology treatment


  • HCPC Registration
  • Substantial experience working with Adults with complex Mental Health issues


  • 25 Days Annual Leave, plus Bank Holidays - and your birthday off!
  • Subsidised Meals
  • Free Parking
  • Career Development and Training
  • Wellbeing Support via EAP
  • Pension Contribution
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Technology Scheme

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 four weeks 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!