Psychological Therapist

NHS Dumfries and Galloway
14 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
VACANCY REF No: 217.18

VACANCY (Post Title): Psychological Therapist

Crichton Hall, Dumfries

GRADE: Band 6

SALARY: £26,830 to £35,933 pro-rata

HOURS: 37.5hpw

Fixed Term until 21st December 2018

Cover for Time Limited Leave

Description of Role:

A vacancy has arisen in our Department for a psychological therapist to work with older adults throughout the region. Applications are invited from enthusiastic and energetic staff who want to play key roles in offering evidence-based psychological therapies in both primary and secondary care settings to adults with a wide range of psychological issues.

As well as working directly with service users, the postholder will also support training and supervision of other health professionals who are using psychological approaches in their work.

The Department, which now has a complement of around 60 staff, has psychologists and psychological therapists in all major specialties and is a friendly, supportive and lively place of work. We currently have strong links with Edinburgh and Stirling Universities and take trainees from the Edinburgh Doctoral course and from the MSc course in Stirling. We also provide placements and supervision for trainee CBT and other psychological therapists.

The post has dedicated CPD and supervision time.

Informal enquiries/visits are welcomed. To arrange a visit or for further information please contact John Higgon, Consultant Clinical Psychologist or Dr Louise Cumbley, Director, Department of Psychological Services.

Closing Date: Thursday 19th April 2018 (midnight)

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