Clinical or Counselling Psychologist – Newcastle


We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Clinical or Counselling Psychologist to join the team at our Newcastle centre.

As an HCPC registered Practitioner Psychologist (or eligible for registration), you will have experience working with adults with psychological problems related to general health conditions.

You will also have competency in more than one therapeutic modality evidence-based as effective for people affected by cancer.

You will be enthusiastic about working directly with people affected by cancer within an innovative programme of supportive care, which integrates contributions from a range of professional disciplines.

You will have previous experience and be confident taking full clinical or counselling responsibility for evidence-based psychological assessment and treatment.

Your responsibilities

  • Oversee the provision of a high-quality, evidence-based and specialist programme of psychological assessment and support for people dealing with cancer.
  • Contribute your professional expertise to Maggie’s multidisciplinary team and integrated programme of cancer support for people living with the impact of cancer, aligned with the Clinical and Counselling Psychology Role Expectation Guidelines.
  • Facilitate support groups, networking groups, workshops, courses, and lectures and enable people affected by cancer to access all appropriate elements of Maggie’s programme of support.
  • Support the continuing development of psychosocial support in relation to Maggie’s programme, providing teaching input within the local community about Maggie’s model of psychosocial support and the programme's theoretical and cultural underpinnings.
  • Record data concerning your own work in line with Maggie’s policies and procedures and for participation in the ongoing programme, and practise evaluation concerning both your own work and that of programme activity within the centre.
  • Collaborate with the Centre Head on quality assurance and programme evaluation in line with Maggie’s quality assurance, research and evaluation policies.

Benefits we offer

In addition to a highly rewarding career, we offer a range of staff benefits, including:

  • a unique, experiential induction based in one of our centres 
  • a structured, year-round performance review process focused on developing you in your current role and exploring opportunities for the future
  • a competitive holiday entitlement
  • workplace pension with the option to apply to continue NHS pension
  • the option to apply for a Bike Loan, Travel Card Loan, Ride to Work scheme and much more. 

Read more about our staff benefits.

Location of appointment

Maggie's Newcastle, Freeman Hospital, Melville Grove, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7NU

Closing date for applications

02 June 2024 at 06 pm

Contract type

Permanent

Salary range

£51,037 - £61,245 (DOE)


How to apply

Take a look at the full job description Clin Psy 8a - Newcastle.pdf

Please send your CV and cover letter to recruitment@maggies.org by 02 June 2024 at 06 pm.

Interviews will be conducted in person at the Maggie's Newcastle centre. Please note: this vacancy may close early for the right candidate.

Location of appointment

Maggie's Newcastle, Freeman Hospital, Melville Grove, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7NU

Closing date for applications

02 June 2024 at 06 pm

Contract type

Permanent

Salary range

£51,037 - £61,245 (DOE)

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