Oxford Health - Consultant Psychological Therapist & Locality Lead

Consultant Psychological Therapist & Locality Lead 

Grade: NHS AfC: Band 8c

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Part time - 22.5 hours per week

Job ref: 267-OA4728802

Site: South AMHT

Town: Wallingford

Salary: £67,064 - £77,274 Per annum/pro-rata

Closing date: 15/12/2022 23:59

About Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

Job overview

Are you an experienced & innovative Clinical/Counselling Psychologist / Psychodynamic Psychotherapist, or Family Therapist?

We are looking for you to join our service as a Consultant Clinical/Counselling Psychologist / Psychodynamic Psychotherapist or Systemic Family Therapist and Locality Lead. This is a key role in the continuing development of psychological therapies within the integrated Adult Mental Health Teams (AMHTs) in Oxfordshire.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative person with extensive clinical experience, providing clinical leadership, service development, supervision, training and management. 

You will be working closely with other senior Psychological Therapists and Adult Mental Health Team colleagues, together with the Clinical and Professional Lead, to develop and deliver the clinical service model in the South Oxfordshire Locality.

You will hold a small clinical caseload and will line manage psychological therapists within the locality.

Working for our organisation

We offer great CPD and training opportunities and have excellent links with the Oxford Centre for Psychological Health and Oxford Institute for Clinical Psychology Training, which is hosted by the Trust. We actively encourage innovation and research with opportunities for collaborations with the University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry. We also collaborate with Oxford Brookes University, Buckinghamshire New University, and the University of Bath.

We provide excellent opportunities for professional development to help you consolidate your therapy skills in a focused and supported way, monthly opportunities to meet psychological therapy colleagues from across the county for reflective practice groups and clinical updates.

Benefits of working for us include:

  • Excellent opportunities for career progression
  • 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, with an increase to 33 days with continuous service
  • NHS Discount across a wide range of shops, restaurants and retailers
  • Staff accommodation
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Lease car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme


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