Clinical/Counselling Psychologist
Falkirk Community Hospital

Job reference: 034866

Location: Falkirk Community Hospital

Job closing date: 21/11/2020

Job posted date: 28/10/2020

Salary: Band 8A (£49,480 - £53,414)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Allied Health Professions

Hours of work: 15

Department: Woman and Children (Psychology Services)

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley

­­The Psychological Therapies Service in NHS Forth Valley is looking for a clinical/ counselling psychologist to join the Forensic Mental Health Service. The post-holder will be expected to contribute to the management of community team patients. This will involve providing highly specialised clinical and forensic assessments; interventions for mental health difficulties and offending behaviour and also sharing formulations to inform wider team management of patients.  It is expected that the post holder will contribute to the training of staff working with the above client group in the context of health, social work and police agencies.

The post will be based in Falkirk and clinics may be held in other parts of Forth Valley. 

Informal enquiries can be directed to Dr Heather Laithwaite, Head of Forensic Clinical Psychology on 01324-614211

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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