Clinical Tutor

Job reference: 066708

Location: Flexible

Job closing date: 14/10/2021

Job posted date: 27/08/2021

Salary: Band 8B (£61,325 - £66,018)

Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: TBC

Department: Educational Infrastructure

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Education for Scotland

**** COVID-19 - Please note that during this time all interviews will be conducted remotely.  If successful you will also initially be working remotely in line with guidance from Scottish Government***

Clinical Tutor

3 posts available, Agenda for Change 8b: £60,730 - £65,377 pro rata

  • 2 posts available at up to 0.6wte per post (minimum 0.4wte) - please indicate on your application how many sessions you are applying for. Secondment/fixed term basis until March 2024* in the first instance; base location is University of Edinburgh or University of Glasgow – please indicate on your application which programme you are applying for.
  • 1 post available at 0.4wte – maternity leave cover until December 2022*; base location is University of Edinburgh.

Flexible Location: NES is a remote friendly employer supporting office, remote and hybrid working. Frequent presence at the relevant University is a requirement of the role.

Who We Are

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is the national health board with statutory responsibilities to effect sustainable change through workforce development, education and training across the health and social care system in Scotland, while working at UK level with partner organisations.  

What You Will Do

This is a role as Clinical Tutor within the Clinical Practice team based at either the University of Edinburgh or the University of Glasgow (in line with current Scottish Government guidance the role may initially be carried out remotely). Please identify on your application form which post you are applying for, and for how many sessions.

The Clinical Tutor post provides an opportunity to play a key role in contributing to the delivery and development of quality assured clinical practice education and training for Clinical Psychology Trainees. You will support the close partnership working with key stakeholders, developing and implementing quality initiatives and projects as well supporting and delivering innovative clinical practice education whilst ensuring continuity of the current high quality standards of training.

This post is designed to support the partnership with NHS Scotland and the University of Edinburgh in the development, delivery and quality assurance of the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.

What You Will Bring

You will be an experienced clinical psychologist registered with HCPC and eligible for Chartership with the BPS.

Experience of supervising Trainees is essential, and management of other staff groups is desirable. You should bring a knowledge and interest in clinical practice education as well as excellent communication and team working skills.  The successful applicant will also be expected to be working clinically by separate arrangement.

* For NHS employees considering this post, please note that appointments will only be considered on a secondment or SLA basis, in the first instance.  If this is not likely to be possible for you please contact us to discuss.

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like further information, please refer to the job information pack below which includes a copy of the Job Description, Person Specification and Conditions of Service.

For informal discussion please contact:

Neil Millar, Clinical Practice Director (University of Edinburgh programme):

Gavin Richardson, Clinical Practice Director (University of Glasgow programme):

Closing Date: 14th October 2021

Interview Date:  1st November 2021

We actively encourage applicants from a range of backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, religion, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

If you have any queries regarding the application portal or the recruitment process, please contact us at:  NES HR Recruitment:


The closing date for this job has now passed.