Clinical/Counselling Psychologist
Bellsdyke Hospital

Job reference: 035056

Location: Bellsdyke Hospital

Job closing date: 21/11/2020

Job posted date: 29/10/2020

Salary: Band 8B (£59,539 - £64,095)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: 22.5

Department: Hope House/Inpatient/Psychology

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated Clinical Psychologist to a permanent post within NHS Forth Valley’s Forensic Clinical Psychology Service. This post will be part of a multidisciplinary team with the low secure service for women.  This post presents an exciting opportunity to be involved in this established service while also being part of a wider Forensic Clinical Psychology team.  

The postholder will be responsible for the provision of highly specialised psychological assessment and treatment, as well as consultation and joint working within the multi-disciplinary team.   The post is likely to involve staff training and supervision of other professionals.  The post holder will also take on the lead role for developing a psychological therapies strategy across the Bellsdyke site.  Candidates must have a Post Graduate Doctoral level (or equivalent) degree in Clinical/Counselling Psychology, and be registered with the HCPC.   

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

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Heather Laithwaite, Head of Forensic Clinical Psychology - 01324616211

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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