Clinical Psychologist

NHS Dumfries and Galloway
11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
VACANCY REF No: 721.17a

VACANCY (Post Title): Clinical Psychologist

Psychology Department

GRADE: Band 8a

SALARY: £40,833 to £49,000

HOURS: 37.5hpw


Description of Role:

A full time, permanent post has arisen within the Department of Psychological Services & Research based in Dumfries for a Clinical Psychologist to work within the Adult Mental Health team with a particular focus on Access to Psychological Therapies HEAT target waiting times initiatives.

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and energetic HCPC registered Clinical Psychologists who want to play a key role in this service.

As well as working directly with service users, the post holder will be expected to train and supervise other health professionals and voluntary sector staff who are using psychological approaches in their work. The post holder will also provide consultancy and training to community based teams. Development of special interests in clinical areas and service delivery are encouraged.

Dumfries & Galloway is situated in the South West of Scotland and the department has a complement of around 60 staff, with Clinical Psychologists in all major specialities and it is a friendly, supportive and lively place to work. We have strong links with Edinburgh, Dundee and Stirling Universities and take trainees from both Clinical Psychology and Masters courses. We also provide placements and supervision for CBT Therapists.

The post has dedicated CPD and supervision time.

Informal enquiries/visits are welcomed. To arrange a visit or for further information regarding this post please contact Dr. Audrey Young or Dr Louise Cumbley, Queensberry West, Crichton Hall, Dumfries DG1 4TG or telephone.

Closing Date: Thursday 11th January 2018 (midnight)