Clinical or Counselling Psychologist (Band 7/8A)
Lynebank Hospital

Job reference: 043066

Location: Lynebank Hospital

Job closing date: 19/02/2021

Job posted date: 05/02/2021

Salary: Band 7 (£39,300 - £46,006)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: 33.75

Department: Psychology

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Fife

We have a vacancy for a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist to join our well-established Adult Mental Health Psychology team. We are looking for people with initiative and enthusiasm who will join us in ongoing evidence-based service re-design and development to best meet the needs of our patients. 

The AMH Psychology team (including Clinical & Counselling Psychologists, Clinical Associates in Applied Psychology and CBT therapists) is led by Consultant Clinical Psychologists.  This permanent post will provide clinical sessions across two of our locality services, covering south-west Fife, Kirkcaldy and Levenmouth, 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 (95 wte clinical staff) 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.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Nicola Smith or Dr Tom Bacon, on telephone number 01383 565403, or 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. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK) or Irish National, you are required to confirm your right to work in your application. 

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


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