Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Huntlyburn House

Job reference: 114306

Location: Huntlyburn House

Job closing date: 26/08/2022

Job posted date: 05/08/2022

Salary: Band 8C (£73,506- £79,221)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: 30

Department: Psychology Services

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Borders

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.


Care and Compassion - Quality and Teamwork - Dignity and Respect - Openness, honesty and responsibility​​​​​​​.

NHS Borders Psychology Service is delighted to be inviting applicants for an exciting new consultant clinical psychologist post, leading our primary care psychology service.

You will be an experienced psychologist with a passion for, and knowledge of primary care and will join our senior psychology team to oversee our current services and develop a strategic plan to further develop psychology services in Primary Care.

We are a dynamic and supportive service that offers the delivery, training and supervision of psychological therapies to the NHS Borders, a rural population of 115,000 people. We value our team which ranges from assistant psychologists to Clinical Associates in Psychology and Clinical and Counselling Psychologists and work closely together to deliver our service objectives.

We are in easy reach of Edinburgh and Newcastle – with the many of our staff based in the capital.

The Scottish Borders is a lovely area to live in, with excellent schools, abundant local amenities and easy access to Edinburgh and transport links.  Superb leisure facilities including many golf courses, mountain bike trails, walking and other rural pursuits. There is good quality affordable housing in the region which provides ideal opportunities for a great quality of life in this scenic part of the country. 

This is an exciting time for the NHS Borders psychology service, and we are keen to find the right person for this new post. We welcome visits or discussions about this post. Please contact Dr Caroline Cochrane, Director of Psychological Services,

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***