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Clinical Psychologist

Job Reference: J62-CCHP520

Sirona care and health CIC
Kingswood/ Patchway, Bristol
£34,168 rising to £41,212 pro rata

We are Sirona care & health, a Community Interest Company committed to providing local communities with a range of high quality specialist health and social care services across South Gloucestershire, parts of Bristol and Bath and North East Somerset. For us, it’s about the personal approach; we take pride in what we do and deliver the high standard of care that we’d expect for ourselves and our families.

In return we offer an excellent range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, paid enhancements for bank holiday/night working (where applicable), a contributory pension scheme (including, for some roles, the NHS pension scheme), a planned induction program, extensive learning and development opportunities, health and wellbeing programmes, flexible working patterns, staff excellence awards, in-house physiotherapy support and more!

Clinical Psychologist

Band 21 (Comparable to NHS Band 7) Pay Review Pending

22.5 Hours per week


The Community Children’s Health Partnership (CCHP) Sirona provides a range of services to the Bristol and South Gloucestershire communities. We are currently recruiting for a band 21 Clinical Psychologist alongside Community Pediatrics, this is a substantive post to join our community based teams across Bristol and South Gloucestershire.This post provides an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and innovative practitioner.


We are looking for a practitioner to ensure high standards of clinical care are maintained at all times by providing strong, effective professional and clinical leadership.


The focus of the work will be working autonomously within a range of outpatient settings offering highly Specialist Assessment, treatment which is evidence based, collaboratively with young people and their families. Working collaboratively with GP’s advising of specialist care and treatment plans for children in adherence with NMC guidance and in conjunction with the child or young person’s Community Paediatrician where appropriate.


The post holder will support the on the ongoing review and further development of existing care pathways, policies and audit of service outcomes, develop and review waiting list initiatives, working collaboratively with commissioners and referrers achieving agreed targets. The post holder will have excellent communication skills working across multi-disciplinary teams.Delivering training and supervision to other professionals.


Provide a range of appropriate, evidence based clinical interventions informed by assessed individual need. The post holder will be working with children and young people with serious and complex mental health needs often in complex family situations displaying a range of risk type behaviors. Working with a wide variety of child mental health problems, acrossthe whole age range, reflecting all levels of clinical severity including maintaining a high degree of professionalism in the face of highly emotive and distressing situations.


Available to travel within the community across Bristol and South Gloucestershire to attend visits, meetings and clinical bases is essential.

For further information please find the job description attached orcontact – Deana Taylor on01454 862601.

For general recruitment enquiries please email or call 03001245444.

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be contacted by email. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date then please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Sirona care and health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, and sharing information appropriately. Sirona is committed to safe recruitment practice and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance appropriate to the post.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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