A fixed term vacancy (23 months) has arisen in our Department for a Clinical/Counselling Psychologist to lead and manage our Self-Help, Options for Wellbeing (SHOW) Team and computerised CBT service within NHS Dumfries & Galloway Department of Psychological Services, including line management of the staff within that area.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to supervise a team of Guided Self-Help Workers and cCBT staff; assess adult mental health service needs and formulate and deliver responsive, psychological interventions at individual and systemic levels. The postholder will identify service priorities in line with guidance from the Scottish Executive Health Department, Dumfries & Galloway Health Board, the Director of Psychological Services and Research and the Head of Adult Mental Health.
The Department, which now has a complement of around 70 staff, has psychologists and psychological therapists in all major specialties and is a friendly, supportive and lively place of work. We currently have strong links with Edinburgh and Stirling/Dundee Universities and take trainees from the Edinburgh Doctoral course and from the MSc course in Stirling/Dundee. We also provide placements and supervision for trainee CBT and other psychological therapists.
The post has dedicated CPD and supervision time.
Informal enquiries/visits are welcomed. To arrange a visit or for further information please contact Dr Katie Whyte or Dr Audrey Young,Consultant Clinical Psychologists, Dept of Psychological Services & Research, Mountainhall Treatment Centre, Bankend Road, Dumfries DG1 4AP.Tel 01387 244495