65091 Clinical / Counselling Psychologist
Mountainhall Treatment Centre

Job reference: 065091

Location: Mountainhall Treatment Centre

Job closing date: 29/10/2021

Job posted date: 29/09/2021

Salary: Band 8A (£50,965 - £55,016)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Psychological Services

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Dumfries & Galloway

Two full time, permanent posts have arisen within the Department of Psychological Services & Research based in Dumfries for a Clinical Psychologist to work within the Adult Mental Health team with a particular focus on Access to Psychological Therapies HEAT target waiting times initiatives. 

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and energetic HCPC registered Clinical Psychologists who want to play a key role in this service. 

As well as working directly with service users, the post holder will be expected to train and supervise other health professionals and voluntary sector staff who are using psychological approaches in their work. The post holder will also provide consultancy and training to community based teams. Development of special interests in clinical areas and service delivery are encouraged.

Dumfries & Galloway is situated in the South West of Scotland and the department has a complement of around 70 staff, with Clinical Psychologists in all major specialities and it is a friendly, supportive and lively place to work. We have strong links with Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling Universities and take trainees from both Clinical Psychology and Masters courses. We also provide placements and supervision for CBT Therapists.

The post has dedicated CPD and supervision time. 

Flexible working arrangements may be considered to allow for a blended approach of home and office working, depending on service or clinical need. 

To arrange a visit or for informal enquiries please contact Dr Audrey Young, Head of Adult Mental Health, Department of Psychological Services, Mountainhall Treatment Centre, Bankend Road, Dumfries DG1 4AP.  Telephone 01387 244495.