FT Clinical Psychologist

Recruiter
NHS Tayside
Location
Dundee
Posted
15 Feb 2019
Closes
27 Feb 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Over recent years NHS Tayside has committed to increased investment in the Area Psychological Therapies Service. The Service now has a complement of around 160 clinical and applied staff with an additional 20 trainees. Opportunity exists to combine a number of specialist posts to reflect career interests of suitable applicants. The Department provides a friendly, supportive and stimulating environment in which to work. Opportunities exist for involvement in teaching and research, taking advantage of close links with Universities of Dundee and Stirling. Members of the Department also contribute to the supervision and training of trainees on the Edinburgh/East and South of Scotland Clinical Teaching Course, the Universities of Stirling and Dundee MSc Course and the Child course.

The NHS Tayside Clinical Health Psychology Service is pleased to invite applicants to apply to this jointly funded post between NHS Tayside and the Managed Service Network for Children and Young People with Cancer. This new post will provide dedicated psychological provision to teenagers and young adults with cancer (0.2 WTE). The post holder will have a key role in developing the service in Tayside for Teenagers and young adults with cancer, contributing and working collaboratively with existing cancer services and the Managed Service Network for Children and Young People with Cancer. The post also provides a service to the wider population suffering mental health difficulties secondary to wider physical health difficulties (0.8 WTE). The Clinical Health Psychology team has a wide remit and provides services to the General Health Psychology speciality, Dundee Dental Hospital, The Adult Exceptional Aesthetic Surgery Service, Blood Born Virus Service, Bariatric Surgery Service and Scottish Adult Cystic Fibrosis Service. There are excellent opportunities for CPD, research, ongoing wider service development and collaborative work with enthusiastic colleagues.

Informal enquires considering the above post may be made to Professor Kevin Power, Area Head of Service (; ) or Dr Stuart Moulton, Consultant Clinical Psychologist (; )

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