Clinical Psychologist

Home Group
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
18 Jul 2019
18 Aug 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Clinical Psychologist

Temporary role up to 9 months (maternity cover)

Full Time (37.5 hpw).  Brilliant work/life balance

Salary £42,450 - £60,000 per annum

Brilliant outcomes through integrated health, housing and care. That’s when it hits home.

This is your chance to be part of something brilliant at Home Group, where clinical interventions work hand in hand with daily support. You’ll be joining us on our exciting journey to become market leaders in New Models of Care by 2021. This means we’re not providing your traditional supported housing services but rather trailblazing the way in delivering brilliant long term outcomes for vulnerable people through integrated health, housing and care.

We have a brilliant opportunity for you to join us in our new service in Gateshead, which provides support to young people (aged 16 to 25 years) with mental health issues and complex needs.  Our service enables young people to move on from 24 hour supported living, to semi-independent shared living, to living independently in the community with floating support – how amazing is that!  You’ll be working alongside an Occupational Therapist and team of Support Workers, ensuring that high quality individualised care is delivered which ensures safety, recovery, wellbeing and maximises independence.

You’ll lead on psychological assessments, formulation and therapy for our customers and provide clinical advice to your colleagues on the day to day support required including interventions.  This will include leading individual and group reflective practice sessions to support the advancement of colleague practice, Psychologically Informed Practice and helping colleagues increase their understanding of mental health to enable brilliant outcomes.  On a day to day basis, you’ll report to Karen our Senior Client Services Manager with your clinical supervision provided by our Clinical Practice team.

What’s even more brilliant, there’s no need to work your way through red tape or mounds of paperwork and forms (as we are digital all the way!)  We’ll give you the latest IT kit (including surface pro tablet and smart phone) and you’ll also have the freedom to help us design this trailblazing service.  We are passionate about revolutionising the wider health care agenda through working closely with our NHS and academic colleagues to provide a seamless service with the highest level of patient care and satisfaction.  You’ll be able to really make your mark, shaping our services/policies, clinical design as well as delivering specialist training to colleagues across Home Group.

You can find out more about the Clinical Psychologist Job description and find out working in our brilliant team

To find out even more, please contact Fiona Ramsay on

About us

We’re Home Group one of the UK’s biggest providers of high quality housing and care and support services.  We have a wealth of expertise and deliver a wide range of specialist and support services to people with complex health and social care needs.  We recognise the diverse needs communities have and provide a team of specialists and clinicians within our business, supporting the NHS’s commitment to improving health and wellbeing through innovative new models of care.

We are currently undergoing a significant period of growth and change that will enable us to build more homes, independence and aspirations – the vision that underpins our new five-year strategy. Our ambition to build 10,000 new homes, be market leaders in New Models of Care, and significantly increase our digital capability is in the hands of our brilliant people.

And also, did we mention that we’re number 7 in the UK’s Best Large Places to Work (Super Large organisations) and 17^th in Stonewall’s Top 100 employers? 

About you

You’ll have experience of working with adolescent and adult mental health, offering psychological assessments, consultations and interventions.  You’ll hold relevant professional qualifications including HCPC registered practitioner psychologist, BPS, Doctoral Degree or equivalent. You’ll have an eye for detail being able to analyse complex data and make expert judgements. You’ll really impress us with your ability to unleash the potential of others through offering clinical advice, support and training to upskill our support workers.

Working flexibly

It’s our unwritten rule that you attend the important appointments in life, be it your child’s school play, your partner’s graduation, or to get your new fridge delivered. You can elect to fit these around your working day or use your flexi to take the time off. Our focus is on getting the job done, not your working hours!  And we really mean this!

An Enhanced Check under the Disclosure and Barring Service is required for this role and will be paid for by us.

Want to know more?

If you’re not reading this advert on our careers pages, press the APPLY NOW button to access lots of useful stuff! You can find out all about Home Group on this page. We’ve also got these brilliant videos that show you all about working at Home Group! If you would prefer to have a chat about the role first, then contact us on our Home Group Careers Facebook page. We know you’ll want to find out more about our award winning benefits and rewards package!

To Apply

Just upload your CV, it's as simple as that!  We’ve also got some great templates to help you (if you need them).

Interviews will be held on 14 August.

You’re unique!

Home Group play a big part in tackling prejudice and discrimination, not just for our customers, but colleagues too! You can be yourself here, because we value everything that makes you unique. So whatever your age, race, sexuality, disability, religion, or gender identity, we recognise and celebrate our differences. Together we make Home Group a great place to work!