Clinical/Counselling Psychologist
HMP Shotts

Job reference: 051089

Location: HMP Shotts

Job closing date: 03/05/2021

Job posted date: 20/04/2021

Salary: Band 8B (£60,134 - £64,736)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: 18.75

Department: Shotts Prison

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lanarkshire

Please note this is a part time post and the salary for this position will be pro-rata.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an expanding mental health team based in HMP Shotts and to be involved in leading the psychological therapies service there.
This is a permanent part-time (0.5 wte) post. This post-holder will be part of the Forensic Clinical Psychology Service in NHS Lanarkshire and will be line managed by the the Consultant Clinical Psychologist, lead for this service.
The post-holder will  have a key role in supporting the delivery and governance of the psychological therapies service for prisoners in HMP Shotts, working alongside and supporting a Clinical Psychologist and a Clinical Associate in Applied Psychology, as well as other members of the MDT. They will hold a small clinical caseload; provide clinical supervision to others delivering psychological interventions; provide consultation and support to other professionals; embed and oversee service evaluation processes; liaise closely with Team lead, Senior Nurse, MDT and SPS colleagues to ensure high quality healthcare is delivered.  They will support the lead for Forensic Clinical Psychology in strategic development of the psychological therapies service in HMP Shotts including training, supervision and co-ordination of therapies.
The post holder will have regular supervision and access to continuing professional development.

Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Dr Fiona Mair, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, on 07876 702326.

If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Elaine McInally, Recruitment Administrator, on 01698 754338.

Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received.  Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage. 

Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.


The closing date for this job has now passed.