JT037185 - Clinical/Counselling Psychologist
Aberdeenshire H&SCP

Job reference: 037185

Location: Aberdeenshire H&SCP

Job closing date: 10/02/2021

Job posted date: 27/01/2021

Salary: Band 8A (£49,480 - £53,414)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Aberdeenshire Primary Care Psychological Therapies Service

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Grampian

Advance your career in Applied Psychology in beautiful Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership offers a fantastic opportunity to advance your career as a Clinical/Counselling Psychologist working in Primary Care across Aberdeenshire with adults presenting with moderate – severe mental health problems.

This appointment will be on a full-time basis (37.5 hours per week) and based in Aberdeenshire. The successful candidate will contribute to the ongoing development of a new and exciting Primary Care Psychological Therapies Team, offering supervision to an existing team of Psychological Therapists and Wellbeing Workers as well as working clinically across a number of GP practices.

There are good opportunities to become involved in teaching and research activities via well established links with Aberdeen University Departments of Mental Health, Psychology, and General Practice and Primary Care. There will be an opportunity to offer clinical placements for trainees undertaking doctoral training on the University of Edinburgh/NHS Scotland Clinical Psychology Training Programme.

Interview expenses are available to all candidates and an attractive relocation allowance of up to £8000 is available to successful candidates.

This post offers the opportunity to advance your career in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Aberdeenshire stretches from "one of the last great places on earth" (the Cairngorms) to "one of the world's top-rated coastlines" (from National Geographic). For those with family Aberdeen City boasts some of the best schools in Scotland whilst the vibrant local economy provides a range of job opportunities for partners. The area also offers a chance to pursue any of a wide range of outdoor activities and sports whilst also boasting a city with the best in restaurants, diverse music venues and top theatre productions.

Aberdeenshire is situated in the North East of Scotland but with an easily accessible airport it is no problem to stay connected to the whole of the UK and beyond.  For example, fly to London from Aberdeen in just over an hour at reasonable prices.

Further information on this Primary Care post may be obtained from: Dr Katharine Morris, Consultant  Clinical Psychologist., Department of  Clinical and Counselling Psychology Block A, Clerkseat Building, Royal Cornhill Hospital Aberdeen AB25 2ZH Tel (01224) 557453 e-mail :   katharine.morris1@nhs.scot


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