Clinical/Counselling Psychologist
NHS Tayside

Job reference: 029099

Location: NHS Tayside

Job closing date: 04/09/2020

Job posted date: 21/08/2020

Salary: Band 8A (£49,480 - £53,414)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: TSMS

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Tayside

Over recent years NHS Tayside has committed to increased investment in the Area Psychological Therapies Service. The Service now has a complement of around 180 clinical and applied staff with an additional 20 trainees.  Opportunity exists to combine a number of specialist posts to reflect career interests of suitable applicants. The Department provides a friendly, supportive and stimulating environment in which to work. Opportunities exist for involvement in teaching and research, taking advantage of close links with Universities of Dundee and Stirling. Members of the Department also contribute to the supervision and training of trainees on the Edinburgh/East and South of Scotland Clinical Teaching Course, the Universities of Stirling and Dundee MSc Course and the Child course.

This post presents an opportunity for a Clinical or Counselling or Health Psychologist to develop your skills and join the dynamic and developing Tayside Substance Misuse Psychology Service. You will be based in the Angus substance misuse teams (AIDARS), but also contribute to the work of the wider NHS Tayside substance misuse psychology team and you will provide a high quality specialist Clinical or Counselling or Health Psychology service to clients of Tayside substance misuse services. You will provide consultancy and training across health, social work and the voluntary sector partners.   

You will be enthusiastic, a good team worker and have an interest in behaviour change interventions and complex psychological problems including traumatic stress disorders. 

Informal enquires considering the above post may be made to Professor Kevin Power on (01382) 306156 or email or Dr Alison Rowlands email

Hours of work are:  37.5   (Part-time hours / Job Share considered)

NHS Tayside is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.  


The closing date for this job has now passed.