Clinical/Counselling/Forensic Psychologist - Female Prison


  • £27 - £32 per hour
  • Ashford
  • Posted: 04/05/2021
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: MaxBHMPAsh

Job Details

Pertemps Medical are urgently looking to speak with HCPC Registered Practitioner Psychologists  (Clinical/Counselling/Forensic) to work in a Female Prison based in Ashford, Surrey

The postholder will support the HMP with assessment and interventions for complex patients, offer consultation/reflective practice to the team and clinical supervision to the assistant psychologists. The direct clinical work includes undertaking psychological assessments, supporting complex multi-disciplinary formulations and delivering psychological interventions for cases of great complexity.

Person Specification


  • Doctorate in Clinical/Counselling or Forensic Psychology (or overseas equivalent) – service will consider candidates near completion
  • HCPC registration as a practitioner psychologist
  • Experience of and/or an interest in Trauma and the recovery of patients in a forensic setting
  • Prison clearance – service can help with vetting

This role involves

  • To be responsible for providing a specialist psychological perspective in the multidisciplinary assessment of service users.
  • To plan, implement and evaluate individual and group treatments, informed by formulations of patients’ problems based on appropriate theoretical and therapeutic models and best practice guidelines.
  • To plan, implement and evaluate individual and group treatments, informed by formulations of patients’ problems based on appropriate theoretical and therapeutic models and best practice guidelines.

Compliance requirements

Pertemps Medical are proud to have been awarded places on all Frameworks for NHS supply, in response to this you will need to supply documentation to start work, some of this includes:

  • DBS check
  • Occupational Health Clearance (proof of immunity to Hep B, Measles and Rubella)
  • Right to work – Passport/Visa
  • Mandatory Training
  • Qualification Certificates

Need help arranging some of these? Not to worry, we have a fast track compliance process which will enable you gain sign off without issue.

In return we can offer you:

  • Fast Track Registration
  • Your choice of payroll - PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella
  • Assistance with travel and accommodation
  • Expert advice from our team of specialist recruiters
  • Interview tips from your dedicated advisor
  • £300 Recommend a Friend bonus scheme*
  • Support sourcing placements in line with personal and career goals
  • Specialist Business Development team sourcing a variety of vacancies from Public, Private and Charity organisations


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