Clinical or Counselling Psychologist - Maggie's Aberdeen
Maggie's Aberdeen

Job reference: 050916

Location: Maggie's Aberdeen

Job closing date: 10/05/2021

Job posted date: 19/04/2021

Salary: Various

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: Full Time

Department: Maggie's Centre

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Grampian


Clinical or Counselling Psychologist – Aberdeen

Maggie’s are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Clinical or Counselling Psychologist to join the team at the Aberdeen centre.

The post-holder, as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, will be responsible for the provision of a high-quality and specialist programme of psychological and emotional support.

They will be responsible for contributing to the provision of Maggie’s programme of psycho-educational support and in collaboration with the Centre Head for developing aspects of Maggie’s programme and the manner of its delivery in accordance with Maggie’s policies and procedures, and for piloting and evaluating such initiatives within their Centre in collaboration with the Centre Head and in accordance with Maggie’s Research and audit policy.

The post-holder will be responsible for the facilitation of support groups, networking groups, workshops, courses and lectures and will have responsibility for enabling people affected by cancer to access all appropriate elements of Maggie’s programme of support.

The post-holder will be responsible for ongoing review of the literature in relation to psychosocial support in relation to Maggie’s programme. They will be responsible for providing teaching input within the local community regarding Maggie’s model of psychosocial support and the theoretical and cultural underpinnings to the programme.

The post-holder will have responsibility for recording data in relation to their own work in accordance with Maggie’s policies and procedures and for participation in ongoing programme and practice evaluation in relation to both their own work and that of programme activity within their centre. They will contribute to Maggie’s programme of annual audit, Centre review and triennial review.

They will be responsible for facilitating weekly staff support and supervision meetings and will contribute to staff training as required.

They will be educated to postgraduate doctoral level training in psychology.

Please refer to the full job description on our website. 

In addition to a rewarding career, Maggie’s offers a range of staff benefits including competitive holiday entitlement,  workplace pension, option to apply to continue NHS pension, sick-pay scheme, and travel and cycle loans. 

To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV and cover letter to by Monday 10 May 2021 at 11pm.

For informal enquiries about the role please contact Lesley Howells, Maggie’s Lead Psychologist and Consultant Clinical Psychologist, at ​​​​​​​


The closing date for this job has now passed.