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Lead Psychologist (Neuropsychology)
London, The Wellington Hospital
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Flexible shifts available however the role is site based
Salary Equivalent to NHS Band 8C+ Excellent benefits

We’re looking for a Lead Psychologist to join our Neuropsychology Team at The Wellington Hospital, currently rated “Good” by the CQC and with over 1000 colleagues, the largest private hospital in the UK.  Our Acute Rehabilitation Centre, which also happens to be the largest private hospital-based rehabilitation centre in the UK, offers a unique opportunity for an experienced Psychologist to be part of a multidisciplinary team dedicated to supporting patients on their road to recovery, improving their quality of life while delivering the high standards of care we’re known for.

As a Lead Psychologist, you’ll manage a team of 5 Psychologists who provide a specialist tertiary level Psychology service to both inpatients and outpatients at the Wellington Hospital Acute Rehabilitation Centre. We’ll look to you to support a variety of patients with acquired neurological conditions (e.g., TBI, stroke, spinal cord injury) while also being a role model for your team and ensuring exceptional standards of care. Day-to-day you’ll work as part of a multidisciplinary service alongside a Neurologist and neuropsychiatrist, as well as an inpatient PDoC unit.

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.  

What you’ll bring:

  • HCPC Registration as a Practitioner Psychologist
  • Post-graduate qualification in Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology or equivalent
  • Experience of working within an inpatient neuro-rehabilitation, community or outpatient neuropsychology setting


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing. 

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Lead Psychologist specialising in Neuropsychology you’ll be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you
  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals
  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
  • Group Life Assurance from day one
  • Critical illness cover
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland
  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you
  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.