Senior Grade – Clinical Psychologist

Full Time // DublinSalary: €90000 - €106000


Cpl Healthcare are currently accepting applications on behalf of our client for a Senior Grade Psychologist to work as part of a busy interdisciplinary team in the CHODNCC area. 

The senior psychologist will have responsibility to provide psychology services for children experiencing complex and enduring mental health presentations who are resident in community residential facilities as well as being a core member of the interdisciplinary team involved in developing and delivery rehabilitation and care to this cohort of clients

This position will be offered on full time permanent contract.

Role & Responsibilities 

  • Be responsible for the delivery of professional psychology services appropriate to the post in line with best practice. 
  • Work within limits of professional competence in line with principles of best practice, professional conduct, and clinical governance. 
  • Formulate and implement plans for psychological therapeutic intervention or management based on an appropriate framework, working in home and clinical settings as appropriate.
  • Provide clinical supervision to staff grade Psychologists and student psychologists
  • Engage in the education of colleagues, student Psychologists, Service Users, and other health care professionals.
  • Have a working knowledge of the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Standards and Guidance as they apply to the role.

Essential Criteria: 

  • Hold a minimum QQI Level 8 qualification in Psychology AND 
  • Have an Irish post-graduate qualification accredited by the Psychological Society of Ireland in clinical, counselling or educational psychology or an equivalent qualification validated by the Department of Health. 
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in clinical psychology post grad and a member of the Psychological Society of Ireland.
  • Experience of working with children with complex needs. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills and strong command of English 
  • Qualifications for this position obtained outside of the Republic of Ireland must be validated at the time of application. 
  • Application for this post must be inclusive of letter of validation.

Benefits include:

  • Full-time, permanent pensionable positions including sponsorship of a critical skills employment permit
  • Excellent relocation and onboarding package including flights and accommodation to the value of €4,710
  • Career development in a program of reform not experienced to date in Ireland
  • Further education opportunities relevant to your specialist area
  • The ability to make a real difference in healthcare delivery in Ireland
  • Competitive salaries  
  • Generous annual leave (30 days) and public holiday (10 days) entitlements per year
  • 35 hour working week
  • Further career progression opportunities within the service
  • Induction and orientation program on arrival

For further information, please forward your CV to or call Grace for more information on +353872310384

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€90000 - €106000
Employment type:
Full Time;
Clinical Psychology,Disability Services,Dublin

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