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Clinical/Counselling Psychologist

Posted 6 April by NHS Lanarkshire Featured Ended
To provide a psychology service to patients.

To provide systematic, autonomous and highly specialist psychological assessment and therapies to patients with a wide range of mental health and behavioural problems

To work within a multidisciplinary Psychological Therapies team (or equivalent) providing evidence-based treatments for individuals with moderate to severe psychological disorders. This will involve a mix of individual clinical work and involvement in the provision of couple, family and group interventions.

To manage own caseload within speciality area using specialist therapy and maintain clinical related records.

To contribute to service delivery and to participate in service evaluation within the area as directed.

KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO DO THE JOB

The post holder must have an honours degree in psychology and a post graduate doctorate in Clinical or Counselling Psychology.

The post holder must be registered with the HCPC as a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist.

Relevant clinical experience

Have knowledge of relevant national and professional guidelines for optimal standards of clinical care.

Have some knowledge of Psychiatry and other related professions in order to understand complex clinical presentation.
Excellent communication skills

Be aware of the limits of one's competence and expertise and work within those boundaries (particularly in the initial postgraduate year).

Work in a sensitive manner with respect for diversity in gender, ethnic, culture and philosophical issues with a wide range of individuals

Commitment to ongoing Continuing Professional Development

Attend in-house and external courses pertaining to computer training, moving and handling, management of aggression and violence, lone worker guidelines etc.

Reference: 34845169

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