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Assistant Psychologist Vacancy

Please note that we are not accepting any new applications for this post due to the volume of applications received.

About the Role:

Job type: Part-time contract position (please see below for more details)
Working pattern: 2 – 3 days per week, offices are open from 9am-5pm on Monday to Friday.
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience.
Band: We do not band roles at Gateway Psychology, but this role is equivalent to NHS AfC Band 4 depending on experience.
Specialism: Children, young people and families.
Reporting to: Clinical Director or designate.
Location: Gateway Psychology, 7-9 The Boulevard, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 6BD. Some travel will be required depending on client and business requirements.
Please note: This is a contract position, which means you will not be employed by Gateway Psychology. You will work with us on a contracted basis, meaning you will need to register as self employed and invoice Gateway Psychology for the work you complete with us. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding this.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, gender identity, disabilities, and religions/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

Overall Role:

In the Assistant Psychologist role, you will:

  • Undertake certain psychological assessments or observations under supervision
  • Score of psychological assessments
  • Assist clinicians and staff in cases, reports, training material preparation, visual aids and general administration under supervision
  • Undertake research into various topics to aid clinicians and Clinical Director
  • Assist in maintaining and auditing client case files
  • Assist in the overall day-to-day running of the company under the guidance of the Clinical Director
  • Hold a current Enhanced DBS clearance or be able to obtain such prior to engagement.

Qualifications Required: 

  • Qualified to Honours level in Psychology
  • Upper second class or higher achievement is highly desirable
  • Working towards acceptance on DClinPsy training and career in clinical psychology in the future.

Professional Registrations Required:

  • Graduate membership with the British Psychological Society


  • Some experience of working with children, young people and families would be desirable.
  • Post qualification work experience would also be desirable.

How To Apply:

Please download the relevant documentation from this page.

Once you have completed your application, please return the form, along with your CV, to contact@gateway-psychology.co.uk.

Alternatively, you can post your application to Gateway Psychology, 7-9 The Boulevard, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 6BD.