Clinical/Counselling Psychologist
NHS Forth Valley Sites

Job reference: 071010

Location: NHS Forth Valley Sites

Job closing date: 13/10/2021

Job posted date: 29/09/2021

Salary: Band 8A (£50,965 - £55,016)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: Up to 37.5

Department: Psychological Therapies Service

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley

This is a great opportunity to be part of a supportive and friendly Adult Psychological Therapies Service.  As well as providing 1:1 therapeutic work, you will also have the opportunity to provide supervision, be involved in running therapeutic groups and be part of an exciting department redesign. 

We are seeking to recruit 1 WTE enthusiastic Clinical/Counselling Psychologist to permanent post.  You will part of a team of psychologists, nurse therapists, CAAPS and counsellors offering specialist psychological intervention to a range of clients referred mainly by GPs and psychiatrists. NHS Forth Valley Psychological Services adopts a matched care model offering computerised CBT, courses in mindfulness, an emotion regulation group, s schema therapy group and a transdiagnostic group, as well as individual therapy.  

You will play a part in the exciting redesign that the Adult Psychological Therapies Service is currently undergoing and which all staff in the team are involved in. NHS FV Psychological Services also have a rolling programme of CPD and a strong focus on staff wellbeing. 

Applications are welcomed will be considered from candidates who do not meet all the criteria outlined in the person specification under the Annex 21 arrangement.  Applications are also welcome from candidates seeking part time working hours.

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.  More information on this scheme can be found at

For informal enquiries contact or in order to discuss potential eligibility further, please telephone Caoimhe Patton on 01324 614347 or via e-mail to

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NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.  Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.


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