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Job reference: 170959
Salary: Band 8B (£67,285 - £71,978)
Job closing date: 28/11/2023
Job Type: Other Therapeutic
Location: Glasgow University
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 22.5
Job posted date: 16/11/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Education for Scotland
Department: Clinical Practice/Educational Infrastructure (Psychology Directorate)

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Flexible Location: Based throughout Scotland, NES is a remote friendly employer supporting office and hybrid working. Please note, this post is based at the University of Glasgow. We’re happy to talk about how you want to work.

Work Pattern: Permanent, Part Time, 22.5 hours per week (0.6WTE)

You must have eligibility and entitlement to work in the UK which is required to be maintained throughout your period of employment.


Who We Are

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is the national health board with statutory responsibilities to effect sustainable change through workforce development, education and training across the health and social care system in Scotland, while working at UK level with partner organisations.

NES Psychology are responsible for training Psychologists for NHS Scotland and delivering education and training in psychological care to the multi-professional workforce across Scotland. 

We work in partnership with Scottish Government and other key stakeholders to increase the capacity within the current workforce to deliver evidence based psychological interventions. 

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Clinical Tutor to join the Clinical Practice Team based at the University of Glasgow. The Tutor post is designed to support the partnership with NHS Scotland and the University of Glasgow in the development, delivery and quality assurance of the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. 

You will be a Clinical Psychologist, registered with HCPC and eligible for chartership with the BPS, with experience of supervising Clinical trainees. You will have an interest in Clinical Practice education and an ability to manage challenging deadlines.   

Do you enjoy working at pace and being adaptive to an ever-changing environment? 

Do you enjoy building working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders and with staff at all levels?

Do you want to have a say in the education and training of future Clinical Psychologists?

 Do you enjoy problem solving and collaborating with others? 

Working within the Clinical Practice team you will have the opportunity to bring your unique skills and experience to the table, collaborating with a range of key stakeholders to support trainees and to develop and implement quality initiatives and projects.  

Does this sound like you?

What We Love to See

Clinical Tutors offer a broad range of skills and experience, if you can offer some or all of these, we’d love you to apply:

  • Experienced clinical psychologist
  • Experience of supervising Clinical Psychology trainees in a clinical setting
  • Experience of taking a lead role in education programme initiatives
  • Keen knowledge and interest in clinical practice education
  • Highly effective communicator knowing how to make often complex clinical information and language simple for diverse internal and external stakeholders (both verbally and in writing)
  • Experience of initiating, conducting and coordinating research/evaluation
  • Demonstrate honesty, integrity, care and compassion when dealing with others, utilising tact and persuasion skills when necessary
  • A track record of collaborating, influencing and building key networks and strategic alliances across a complex system of stakeholders (internal and external) in public or private sector

Benefits Which Matter

As a valued employee of NHS Scotland, you can enjoy an extensive range of benefits including:

  • Life-work balance - with opportunities for flexible working and remote working
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Annual incremental salary progression (up to the maximum of the salary band) plus annual NHS salary scale review
  • Annual Leave - 27 Days increasing in line with service plus 8 days public holiday
  • NHS discounts and more

Diversity and Inclusion

Developing a successful national service for Scotland is impossible without ensuring we consider the diverse needs, perspectives and backgrounds of everyone in Scotland in our work. 

We are focused on hiring the very best talent available for NES, and actively encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and aim to ensure everyone is treated fairly, with respect and has a positive recruitment experience – regardless of the outcome. 

It’s not essential to be in a Clinical Tutor right now. You may be returning from a career break (e.g. maternity, paternity, caring for others) or returning after working in another field. Your experiences elsewhere can bring a fresh perspective to our work.

If you are considering applying and feel it would be helpful to discuss this initially, please contact Gavin Richardson, Clinical Practice Director,

Next Steps

Our recruitment process is currently 100% remote and if successful you would initially work remotely, working from our offices as operationally required.

 All applicants who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted by e-mail.

 Online interviews (including a presentation) will take place on Wednesday 6 December 2023. The presentation topic will be sent to candidates selected for interview

 For further information please refer to the Job Information Pack below.

 Unless otherwise stated the deadline for applications is 23:59 hours on the closing date. Please note, CV’s will not be accepted.

If you have any queries regarding the application portal or the recruitment process, please contact the East Region Recruitment Service:

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