Clinical / Counselling Psychologist - LB
Stratheden Hospital

Job reference: 034889

Location: Stratheden Hospital

Job closing date: 17/11/2020

Job posted date: 28/10/2020

Salary: Band 8B (£59,539 - £64,095)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: 22.5

Department: Psychology

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Fife

We have a vacancy for an experienced Clinical or Counselling Psychologist to assume a key role within a well-established team of psychological therapists. We are looking for someone with initiative  who will join us in taking a lead role in ongoing evidence-based service redesign and development to best meet the needs of our patients. You will have experience of working with complex psychological problems within a multidisciplinary team and service development.

The team (including Clinical & Counselling Psychologists, Clinical Associates in Applied Psychology and Assistant Psychologists) is led by a Consultant Clinical Psychologist.  The team covers clinics across Glenrothes and North East Fife, delivering a range of interventions within a tiered approach to service delivery. You will have access to regular clinical and managerial supervision as well as opportunities for additional peer support. 

This is an opportunity to join a large area-wide Psychology Service that includes all the major clinical specialties.  The department is friendly, research-active and maintains a vigorous CPD programme.  It has well-established links with the Universities of Edinburgh, Stirling and Dundee and provides placements for DClinPsychol trainees and trainees doing a range of clinically-based Masters programmes.

Additional sessions available, initially on a fixed term basis.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Lucy Sloan, on telephone number 01334 696336 or

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

Please note the salary is pro rata for part time hours.


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