Inpatient Forensic Band 7/8a – Middlesex

Pulse Healthcare

  • Full Time

Pulse is seeking a band 7/8a Experienced Psychologist to join our NHS client in Middlesex.

You will be working as part of a team, providing rehabilitation for men with mental health conditions who require a medium-term placement, focusing on active rehabilitation to progress into future community placements. As an integral part of our mental health team, you will be vital in providing high-quality psychological assessment and treatment to adult patients in an inpatient setting. 

To be considered for this role, you must: 

  • Hold a doctorate in either Clinical, Counselling or Forensic Psychology 
  • Be HCPC registered 
  • Have a proven track record in an adult inpatient environment 
  • Be analytical and show good attention to detail 


  • To provide a comprehensive psychology service to service users who are detained in medium and low secure settings, who are mentally disordered offenders, who have severe and enduring mental disorders (both mental illness and personality disorder) and serious forensic histories and have a wide range of psychiatric, psychological and criminological problems and extremely complex needs.
  • To provide a comprehensive psychology service to service users in the community who have mental health disorders (both mental illness and personality disorder) and offending histories, who have a wide range of psychiatric, psychological and criminological problems and complex needs.
  • To provide specialist psychological assessments of service users referred to psychological services, including suitability for admission, diagnosis, general and forensic risk, progress and suitability for discharge. These assessments will be based upon the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of complex data from a variety of sources including psychological and neuropsychological tests, self-report measures, rating scales, direct and indirect structured observations and semi-structured interviews with service users and others involved in the client’s care. 

What next?  

If you are a patient and empathetic Psychologist, please do not hesitate to apply today or contact our team for more information.  

Benefits of locum work: 

  • Daily payroll 
  • Variety of work opportunities in NHS and private sectors 
  • Expand your skill set more quickly 
  • Flexible hours of work 

Why Pulse?  

  • First class support and advice from our team of dedicated and experienced consultants
  • £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • Have access to ipoint our Electronic timesheet processing app
  • Variety of work opportunities in both the NHS and private sectors
  • Access to high-quality CPD training events
  • Different payment methods available PAYE, Umbrella, PSC and LTD  

We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organization (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.

Not for you, but know the ideal Psychologist?  

If you are registered with Pulse and recommend a friend to us, you can earn £300 per recommendation once they have worked over 200 hours*.  



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