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Job reference: 165732
Salary: Band 7 (£46,244 - £53,789)
Job closing date: 13/10/2023
Job Type: Other Therapeutic
Location: NHS Forth Valley Sites
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 29/09/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: Adult Psychological Therapies Service

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We are seeking to recruit a permanent Psychological Therapist within NHS Forth Valley’s Psychological Therapies Service. The service has received considerable recent investment, and currently employs Nurse therapists, Clinical Psychologists, Counselling Psychologists and Clinical Associates in Applied Psychology.

This post presents an exciting opportunity to be part of a developing multidisciplinary psychological therapies service, as well as having strong links with appropriate professional structures within the wider service.  The post holder will provide direct psychological assessment and intervention to adults with a wide range of presenting problems. 

Candidates must possess a Mental Health Qualification (e.g.RMN, MHO,AHP, CAAP) as well as being trained in at least two high intensity, evidence-based psychological interventions e.g. CBT, TF-CBT, IPT, EMDR, Schema therapy. Experience of working with people who have experienced trauma would be essential in this role. Group work experience would also be beneficial.

This service is fully committed to staff wellbeing and continued professional development Please find our recruitment video here NHS Forth Valley – Psychological Therapies

Applications expressing an interest in part time working or job share arrangements will be given due consideration. For informal enquiries please contact Linda McAuslan, Lead Nurse - Psychological Therapies or Jennie Young, Psychological Therapies Team lead, on 01324 574321.

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.  More information on this scheme can be found at

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and also your Jobtrain account for updates.

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.  Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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