Nurse Psychotherapist - Adult Psychological Therapies - Behavioural Psychotherapy
NHS Forth Valley Sites

Job reference: 018686

Location: NHS Forth Valley Sites

Job closing date: 19/03/2020

Job posted date: 05/03/2020

Salary: Band 7 (£39,300 - £46,006)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: Up to 37.5

Department: Adult Psychological Therapies - Behavioural Psychotherapy

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley

We are seeking to recruit a Nurse psychotherapist to a permanent post within NHS Forth Valley’s Psychological Therapies Service. The service has received considerable recent investment, and currently employs Nurse Psychotherapists, Counsellors, 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 professional nursing 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 current registration as a Registered Mental Health Nurse and be qualified in At least two high intensity, evidence-based psychological interventions e.g. CBT, TF-CBT, IPT, EMDR. Experience of working with people who have experienced trauma would also be essential in this role. Group work experience would also be beneficial.

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, 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).

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.


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