Consultant Psychologist - Learning Disability

11 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Consultant Psychologist required in Dundee

I am currently working on behalf of an excellent Healthcare organisation that is seeking to appoint a Consultant Psychologist to join their existing staff team for a specialist service in Dundee.

The services primarily supports adults living with a learning disability, Autism, Mental Health and Complex needs.

The Consultant Clinical Psychologist will ensure the systematic provision of a high quality psychological service to the units. They will work autonomously within professional guidelines and exercise responsibility for the systematic governance of psychological practice within the service/team. A major requirement of the job is to act as a highly specialist resource to the wider professional community and to carry out audit, policy and service development and research activities and/or programs.

The key skills and experience required include:

• Post-graduate doctoral level training in Clinical Psychology as recognised by the BPS
• Assessed experience of working as a qualified Clinical Psychologist, normally within services for people with learning disabilities and or Mental Health
• Highly developed knowledge of the theory and practice of specialised psychological therapies in specifically difficult to treat groups
• Knowledge of legislation and its implication for both clinical practice and professional management in relation to the client group and mental health
• Strong interpersonal qualities of teamwork and communication are essential as is evidence of a commitment to training and professional development.

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