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Clinical Psychologist

Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Job Type
Full Time
29 Dec 2021
Clinical Psychologist - 20 hours per week - £50,000 per annum, pro rata.

The Willows Hospital is a 14-bedded unit providing mental health rehabilitation for adult service users with complex mental health needs that impact their recovery to live in the community. The hospital opened in March 2020 in Wisbech, North Cambridgeshire, providing specialist assessment, treatment and support to stabilise service users' symptoms and help them regain the skills and confidence to live successfully in the community. A holistic MDT approach facilitates assessment, treatment and review of both mental and physical wellbeing.

Job Summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic Clinical Psychologist, who shares our vision for high quality Mental Health recovery services and who want to make a difference, to join our Rehabilitation and Recovery service. The position is based at Willows Hospital, Gorefield, Wisbech.

Willows multidisciplinary team offer high quality recovery focused care to adults with a range of mental health needs.

The successful candidate will be required to provide psychological assessment and evidence based psychological treatment for people presenting with moderate to severe mental health difficulties. Knowledge and familiarity with psychometric assessment is required.

The successful candidate will receive high quality clinical supervision and clinical governance supervision from a Senior Psychologist. There will be opportunities to develop leadership skills, research ideas and to develop skills in one of the specialty areas of Psychological Services

Health and Safety

As an employee of CareTech Community Services Ltd, the post holder has a duty under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, to:

* Take reasonable care of the health and safety of themselves and all other persons who may be affected by their acts or omissions at work.

* Co-operate with their employer to ensure compliance with Health and Safety legislation and the Health and Safety policies and procedures of the organisation, not intentionally or recklessly interfere with, or misuse, anything provided in the interests of health, safety, or welfare, in pursuance of any of the relevant statutory provisions.

Data Protection

The post holder must at all times respect the confidentiality of information in line with the requirements of the Data Protection Act. This includes, if required to do so, obtain, process and/or use information held on a computer in a fair and lawful way, to hold data only for the specified registered purposes and to use or disclose data only to authorised persons or organisations as instructed.

This list of duties and responsibilities is by not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other relevant and appropriate duties as reasonably required.

This job description is subject to regular review and appropriate modification.

CareTech Community Services Ltd is a provider of specialist social care services supporting 5000 adults with a wide range of needs in more than 300 services across the UK. Committed to the highest standards of care and governance, we provide innovative care pathways for people to live in community settings with learning disabilities, severe physical disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, challenging behaviour, mental health, forensic needs and acquired brain injury within a range of settings including, supported living services, shared housing, residential services and outreach. We encourage people to take control of their lives - this could be finding employment, having an active social life, learning new skills or building self-confidence.


Caretech offer - Stakeholder Pension Scheme, employee assistance helpline, flexible additional holiday and Share Save

Due to the nature of the position, successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure prior to commencement of employment. The disclosure expense will be met by Caretech.

* Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact every applicant. We will be in touch 7-10 days after receipt of your CV if progressing your application to the next stage.

CareTech Community Services are proud to advise that they are a Disability Confident Leader.


You may be aware of new regulations, which require that anyone entering a CQC-regulated care home in England to be fully vaccinated subject to certain exemptions.

The Health & Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 were made on 22nd July and come into force on 11th November 2021
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  • Job Reference: 459452640-2
  • Date Posted: 29 December 2021
  • Employer: CareTech UK
    CareTech UK
  • Location: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pro rata salary, free meals on duty
  • Sector: Other
  • Job Type: Full Time