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Clinical Psychologist Band 8b

Employer
NHS Tayside
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Jun 2021

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Tayside Area Psychological Therapies ServiceBand 8b Clinical Psychologist -0.6 WTE Clinical Health Psychology
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. 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 has a wide remit and provides services to the General Health Psychology speciality, Dundee Dental Hospital, Exceptional Referral Protocol Service, Blood Born Virus Service, Bariatric Surgery Service and Scottish Adult Cystic Fibrosis Service. The NHS Tayside Pain Service aims to help patients living with symptoms of chronic pain to improve their functional performance, enhance self management strategies and achieve the best quality of life. The Clinical Health Psychology Service and Pain Service are pleased to invite applicants to this newly established post. The post holder will join the multidisciplinary Pain Service Team to help establish provision of a highly specialist psychological therapy service within the Pain Service. This post seeks someone to work closely with the Clinical Leads of the Pain Service and Consultant Clinical Psychologist within Clinical Health Psychology to help provide operational management of this new Service. The post holder would be expected to have drive, enthusiasm and flexibility and be able to work within a multidisciplinary team. There are excellent opportunities for CPD, research, service development and collaborative work with enthusiastic colleagues.
Informal enquires considering the above post may be made to Dr Stuart Moulton, Consultant Clinical Psychologist (01382 647758; stuart.moulton@nhs.net) or to Dr Gail Gillespie, Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine (01382 740552; gail.gillespie@nhs.scot)

Hours of work are: 22.5

NHS Tayside is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community
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