Service Care Solutions Ltd

Band 8a Practitioner Psychologist

Are you a Psychologist seeking a new LOCUM challenge? Do you have previous experience working with Adults suffering with complex Learning Difficulties? Are you looking for a Hybrid opportunity?

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Band 8a Practitioner Psychologist for a LOCUM contract in partnership with Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust.

The successful candidate will provide psychological support to Adults with Learning Disabilities across a Community setting in the Lancaster area.

This is a part-time opportunity available for the duration of 12 Weeks with the likelihood of extension.

Job Purpose: Band 8a Practitioner Psychologist

Pay Rate: £35.00 LTD p/h + £250 SCS Sign-Up Bonus

Location: Lancaster (Hybrid/Flexible Working available)

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00

Contract: 3 Days | 22.5 Hours (less will be considered)

The post holder will work as part of the wider multi-disciplinary Community Mental Health Team and provide Psychological Assessments and 1:1 treatment to service users with complex Learning Difficulties.
Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide specialist psychological advice, guidance and consultation to other professionals contributing to the patient's formulation, diagnosis and treatment plan and to provide advice to other professionals on psychological aspects of risk assessment and management.

  • To provide specialist psychological assessments to individuals displaying complex conditions who within a Community setting.


  • Psychology Qualification

  • HCPC Registration

  • Previous experience supporting Adults with Learning Difficulties


  • Four weekly payroll runs

  • £250 training allowance

  • Excellent pay rates

  • Exceptional referral bonuses

  • Specialists mental health consultants offering single point of contact

  • Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email

  • Ltd & PAYE payment options available

  • Nationwide provider of mental health staff to over 40 different NHS trusts offering mental health services and over 200 local authorities.

  • FREE DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services

  • FREE Occupational Health Check and Immunisations

Are you happy with your current agency? At SCS, we believe in rewarding your loyalty and hard-work!

  • £150 Agency Switch Bonus - If you're unhappy with your current agency or simply fancy a change, Service Care Solutions will give you £150 for bringing your current contract to us.

  • £250 Welcome Bonus - We are offering a Welcome Bonus of £250, paid after completion of 150 hours in your new placement.

  • Refer a Friend (Earn up to £750 per Referral) - Simply refer your friend.

    If they get the role, we'll give you up to £750 per Referral.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 3 Months +
  • Rate: Up to £35 per hour + £250 Welcome Bonus
  • Location: Lancaster, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Otis Voisey
  • Tel: 01772 208963
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2024-05-16 14:24:08 -

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