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Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist

Band 8a

Main area
Bromley CMHS
Band 8a
  • Part time
  • Flexible working
  • Home or remote working
30 hours per week (Flexible working also considered)
Job ref
Queen Mary's Hospital,
Sidcup, Kent,
£52,093 - £58,186 pa inc
Salary period
24/09/2021 18:00



Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist, Band 8a


Part Time: 30 hours per week

An exciting opportunity to join the Oxleas Adult ASD Service as we seek to appoint a Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist in our multidisciplinary team working with adults with suspected Autism Spectrum Disorder without Learning Disabilities. The adult Autism team is currently in a phase of development and expansion enabling increased multi-disciplinary working and evidence-based practice tailored to the needs of adults with ASD and complex mental health comorbidities. 

The post holder will mainly offer specialist psychology neurodevelopmental assessments  in partnership with other multidisciplinary professionals. Work within the Autism Partnership Program aimed at avoiding admission and supporting discharge of people people with autism in acute mental health wards will also be part of the role.

The role enables close liaison with social care, community mental health teams and other professional colleagues in partner agencies through consultation, attendance at multi-professional meetings and contributing to training. The post offers great potential for the candidate to pursue specialist interests and develop highly specialist skills in neurodevelopmental assessment of autism and differential diagnosis of complex mental health comorbidities. The post-holder will also be part of a psychology and multidisciplinary team with excellent support, supervision and opportunities for continued professional development.

Oxleas Trust has consistently achieved high ratings in quality assessments, patient and staff surveys with a culture of supporting staff whilst providing excellent services within a robust clinical governance framework. There is a programme of work underway ‘Building a Fairer Oxleas’, involving staff from across all directorates, committed to making changes within the organisations that have a positive impact for all staff, but in particular BAME staff, disabled staff and LGBT+ staff.

Oxleas NHS Trust operates a Probationary Period, further details are available on request.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Andrea Centonze, Principal Psychologist & Clinical Lead: