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Psychological Services

We are developing our Psychological Therapies Services in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire and looking for Clinical/ Counselling Psychologists and BABCP accredited CBT therapists for a range of posts between bands 7 and 8b.

As a flexible employer we would welcome discussions about opportunities we can offer in posts both full and part time, across specialisms (Adult, Older Adult, Eating Disorders, CAMHS, Learning Disabilities and Forensics) with the possibility of joint posts and preceptorships between band 7 and 8a for people looking to specialise in a particular area.

We offer CPD and training to support career progression, have excellent links with the Oxford Centre for Psychological Health that includes Oxford Centre for Cognitive Therapy (OCTC) and Oxford Institute for Clinical Psychology Training, which is hosted by the Trust. We actively encourage innovation and research with opportunities for collaborations with University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry and Department of Experimental Psychology. We also collaborate with Oxford Brookes University, Buckinghamshire New University and University of Bath.

Clinical or Counselling Psychologist, Band 7

We are looking for enthusiastic and effective HCPC registered Clinical or Counselling Psychologists who wish to make a difference to patients with long term mental health problems. We really want to hear from you if you have skills in delivering therapy to this client group and can demonstrate:

  • A good working knowledge of evidence-based treatments,
  • Sound clinical risk assessment and management,
  • Experience of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults,
  • Supervising and consulting with therapists, trainees or other clinical staff

We provide excellent accredited supervision by senior therapists 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.

CBT Therapist, Band 7

We are looking for enthusiastic and effective BABCP accredited CBT Therapists who wish to make a difference to patients with long term mental health problems. We really want to hear from you if you have skills in delivering therapy to this client group and can demonstrate:

  • A good working knowledge of evidence-based treatments,
  • Sound clinical risk assessment and management,
  • Experience of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults,
  • Supervising and consulting with therapists, trainees or other clinical staff

We provide excellent accredited supervision by senior therapists 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.

Clinical or Counselling Psychologist, Band 8a

We really want to hear from you if you are an experienced HCPC registered Clinical/Counselling Psychologist wanting to develop your clinical, supervisory and leadership skills. The successful candidate will want to make a real difference to patients with long term mental health problems within our inpatient wards and community settings. Working as part of a supportive and friendly team, where you will be able to use your skills to deliver therapy. Please apply if you can demonstrate:

  • Experience of leadership and management of therapy staff
  • Evidence of significant knowledge in your specialist therapy area
  • A good working knowledge of evidence-based treatments,
  • Sound clinical risk assessment and management,
  • Experience of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults,
  • Substantial experience of supervision with therapists and other clinical staff

Principal Clinical or Counselling Psychologist, Band 8b

We are looking for an experienced and effective HCPC registered Clinical/Counselling Psychologist who wishes to make a difference to patients with long term mental health problems. The right candidates will have skills in delivering therapy to this client group and can demonstrate:

  • Extensive experience of leadership and management of therapy staff
  • Ability to undertake delegated leadership in specific areas of clinical responsibility
  • Evidence of significant knowledge in your specialist therapy area
  • A good working knowledge of evidence-based treatments,
  • Sound clinical risk assessment and management of patients with complex psychological problems,
  • Experience of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults,
  • Extensive experience of supervision with therapists and other clinical staff

Further information

For further information and informal visits please contact Joanne Ryder Consultant Counselling Psychologist, Clinical and Professional Lead Psychological Therapies Pathway, Head of IAPT Oxfordshire (phone 07810 454 449).

We look forward to welcoming you to Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust. If you are a clinical or counselling psychologist thinking of returning to practice please do contact us to discuss how we can support you.

Closing date for all posts is the 30th April 2019.

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