056584 Clinical or Counselling Psychologist

Closing date
8 Jul 2021

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Clinical or Counselling Psychologist - Highlands

Band 8a - £50,470 - £54,482

22.5 Hours per week

Maggie's are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Clinical or Counselling Psychologist to join the team at the Highlands centre, on a 0.6FTE contract, for 3 days (22.5 hours) per week.

The post-holder will work as part of an experienced multi-disciplinary team, which includes another part time 8A Clinical Psychologist. The role is responsible for the provision of a high quality, evidence based and specialist programme of psychological assessment and support for people dealing with cancer.

You will contribute professional expertise to the Maggie's MDT and integrated programme of cancer support for people living with the impact of cancer, aligned with the Clinical and Counselling Psychology Role Expectation Guidelines. You will contribute to the Maggie's organisational programme of psychosocial research and work closely with the Centre Head to develop and promote the programme of support.

As an HCPC registered Practitioner Psychologist (or eligible for registration) you will have experience of working with adults with psychological problems related to general health conditions and competency in more than one therapeutic modality evidence based as effective for people affected by cancer.

You will be enthusiastic about working directly with people affected by cancer within an innovative programme of supportive care, which integrates contributions form a range of professional disciplines. You will have previous experience of and be confident taking full clinical or counselling responsibility for evidence based psychological assessment and treatment.

Please refer to the full job description on our website.

In addition to a rewarding career, Maggie's offers a range of staff benefits including competitive holiday entitlement, workplace pension, option to apply to continue NHS pension, sick-pay scheme, and travel and cycle loans.

To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV and cover letter to recruitment@maggiescentres.org by Wednesday 30 June 2021 at 11pm.

For informal enquiries about the role please contact Lesley Howells, Maggie's Lead Psychologist and Consultant Clinical Psychologist, at Lesley.Howells@maggiescentres.org


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