Psychologist HSE

Location Dublin
Job-type Temporary
Salary €52496 - €89137 per annum
Reference J345517
Date Published 19 days ago

Locum Psychologist positions available

Locum Psychologist - Dublin North

ASAP start, 3- month contract initially (with scope for extension)


At TTM Healthcare we are proud to have partnered with Dublin North City & County CAMHS.

CAMHS is the HSE specialist service for dedicated to and responsible for improving the wellbeing and outcomes for people under the age of 18 with mental health difficulties.

They have exciting opportunities for Staff and Senior Grade Psychologists for a 3-6 month Locum contracts initially, with scope for possible extension, in the Department of Psychiatry in Darndale, Grangegorman and Castleknock.

If you think the position is right for you, let's talk.


The overall responsibility within this role;

• Be responsible for the delivery of professional psychology services appropriate to the post in line with best practice
• Carry a clinical caseload appropriate to the post
• Provide psychological assessments for the client group based upon the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of data from a variety of sources including psychological tests, self report measures, direct and indirect observation and interviews with clients, family members and/or carers
• Formulate and implement plans for psychological therapeutic intervention or management based on an appropriate conceptual framework, working in home and clinical settings as appropriate
• Exercise autonomous professional responsibility for the assessment, treatment and discharge of clients whose problems are managed using psychologically based care plans
• Contribute a psychological perspective to case planning and multi-agency case working and review and call multi-professional meetings when appropriate
• Provide professional reports as required in accordance with professional standards
• Communicate effectively and work in co-operation with team members and others to ensure integrated service provision
• Develop and maintain close liaison with key stakeholders
• Ensure co-ordinated interdisciplinary and inter-agency service delivery
• Participate in meetings, committees and/or conferences as required
• Act as a representative of the psychology service / profession as required
• Work within limits of professional competence in line with principles of best practice, professional conduct and clinical governance
• Represent and advocate for the psychological needs of service users
• Work in and promote an ethical and professional manner at all times
• Be aware of and refer the service user to other services as necessary
• Undertake Key Worker role as required
• Initiate and participate in needs assessment and health promotion as appropriate


To be eligible for the role, you will need:

• A recognised qualification as a Psychologist.
• Ability to adapt to changing work environment.
• Professional approach to work
• Flexibility in work practice
• Experience in working with this client group is preferable - not essential.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, teamwork and effective caseload management skills.
• Good planning, organisation and effective time management skills together with the ability to work on your own initiative.

You will enjoy the following benefits:
• Market leading rates of pay
• Opportunity to work in an award-winning agency 2002-2018
• Continued personal & professional development
• The opportunity to gain additional experience working with the best employers in the market
• Access to our training department
• Exceptional trainings both internally and externally
• Flexible working hours
• Assistance and detailed review of CV content and format & interview technique if required
• Consultants with knowledge of employment procedures concerning agency workers and compliance to ensure you always receive the most up to date information

Location:Dublin North
Salary:€52, 496 - €89,137 per annum

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer


Katelyn 065 686 9300 (ext. 106)

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.