Clinical Psychologist Child & Adolescent Specialty

Posted 6 days ago by NHS Dumfries and Galloway
VACANCY REF No: 18.808b

VACANCY (Post Title): Clinical Psychologist Child and Adolescent Specialty

Department of Psychological Services & Research

GRADE: Band 8b

SALARY: £49,242 to £60,563

HOURS: 37.5 hpw


Description of Role:

A full time vacancy has arisen in our Department of Psychological Services and Research. This is an exciting opportunity to review and redesign the service offered by the Child & Adolescent Psychology Service. This is a newly created post and will have the scope to create new ways of working for the team.

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and energetic HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist who wants to play a key role in this service. The successful candidate will be involved at all levels of service design, policy development and engagement with service users, carers and professionals as well as managing clinical demand for the service.

As well as direct work with service users, the postholder will also be expected to offer consultation to other health professionals, local authority staff and the third sector to support their work with this client group. The postholder will also provide training and supervision to staff to enhance psychological practice within the wider workforce.

The Department, which now has a complement of around 60 staff, has Psychologists in all major specialities and it is a friendly, supportive and lively place to work. We have strong links with Edinburgh and Glasgow Universities and take trainees from both Clinical Psychology courses. We also provide placements and supervision for CBT Therapists.

The post has dedicated CPD and supervision time.

This post will require the successful applicant to obtain PVG Clearance.

Informal enquiries/visits are welcomed. To arrange a visit or for further information regarding the post please contact Dr. Louise Cumbley, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Head of Child & Adolescent Psychological Services on.

Closing Date: Thursday 24 January 2019 (midnight)

Reference: 37015604

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