Do you work in the mental health and psychological therapies sector? Are you a locum, or thinking of becoming a locum worker? If so, look no further as we have some fantastic locum opportunities for dedicated, hard-working mental health professionals with great rates of pay across the UK.


We have opportunities for:


  • Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs)

  • Registered Mental Health Nurses – Both Community & Inpatient (Bands, 5, 6 &7)

  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) Professionals

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapists

  • Psychologists

  • Professionals within IAPTs

  • Other Psychological Therapy roles


Our psychological therapy and mental health consultants are some of the most experienced and skilled agents in the country and have the expertise to find you the most suitable placement.


We aim to make things as simple as possible for you and keep you updated of developments and opportunities for locum placements without bombarding you with calls.


We pride ourselves on building excellent relationships with our candidates so we can get the best results for you.


Our dedicated team will:


  • Guide you through the recruitment process from your initial phone call

  • Ascertain your skills, experience, preferred areas of work and career aspirations to enable us to find the most suitable placement for you

  • Provide you with interview coaching and support

  • Keep you updated about opportunities and suitable placements

  • Provide pre and post-placement support

  • Keep in touch when you are settled in your placement to ensure you are happy in your role and to keep updated about your needs for your next move.


Thinking about becoming a locum worker? Find out more about locum working here.


A dedicated and supportive consultant to guide you through the entire registration process. From your initial phone conversation, interview preparation and throughout your placement, your consultant will be on hand to advise and support you in any way they can.

  • Free registration - including a free CRB/DBS

  • Contributions towards CPD


Our dedicated psychological therapy and mental health team source the best jobs in the UK as well as fantastic rates of pay.



Here are some things our candidates and clients say about us:


“Working in this capacity has provided me with a high amount of flexibility and an abundance of learning opportunities. I am an individual who thrives on developing projects and teams,”

Dee Kemp, locum worker


“We have worked in partnership with Tripod Partners over a long period of time in recruiting Locum Community Psychiatric Nurses within our Clinical Services, the nursing staff have always embraced the 6C’s of nursing, Caring, Compassionate ,Competent ,Communication, Courage and Commitment in underpinning their practice”

Sharon Jackson - Clinical Group Manager - Bedfordshire Mental Health and Wellbeing Service.


“Tripod Partners have always supplied me with excellent CPNs on time and in budget.”

Debbie Buck – Clinical Group Manager - Bedfordshire Mental Health and Wellbeing Service


“As the manager of Luton CMHT I had numerous vacancies which were difficult to fill due to the specialism of the service and subsequent quality of the candidates required. I was contacted by Tripod Partners who were able to provide a number of appropriate candidates which were suitable to employ. Each candidate brought a wealth of knowledge and a flexible attitude and expertise to the role, enabling them to fit into the existing team. I was grateful that an agency was able to efficiently provide such high standards of personnel"

Sue Stimson, Team Manager, South Essex Partnership Trust


We have the skills and expertise to find you the best placement where you can gain the skills you need and thrive.

Hundreds of mental health professionals are coming to Tripod each week, join them and make the change for the better by calling 01582 218 800 or emailing

Tel: 01582 218 800

Fax: 020 3004 1101



Innovation Centre & Business Base, 110 Butterfield, Great Marlings,

Luton, LU2 8DL

Monday - Friday, by appointment only.


Ready to begin a new career with us

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