Counsellor

Posted 5 February by NHS Forth Valley Featured
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic counsellor to a part-time post providing counselling input to a number of GP practices across Stirling. The post will provide a great opportunity to be part of a team providing psychological therapies as well as to work closely with the GP’s who refer to the team. The Psychological Therapies Service adopts a matched care model of which the counselling service is part, along with computerised CBT, courses in mindfulness and stress control and individual psychological therapies.

The post is mainly based within GP practices with close links to the Psychological Therapies Department in Stirling. Both the service and practices provide a friendly and supportive environment in which to work. Applicants must be eligible to register with the BACP.

For informal enquiries about the post contact Dr Sally Rankine, Head of Adult Mental Health Psychology, tel.

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

Application forms and job descriptions are available on the NHS Forth Valley Intranet site or by visiting Alternatively by quoting relevant post title and reference number and e-mailing or by telephoning the recruitment answerline on.

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 onif there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

NHS Forth Valley Board aims to improve health and healthcare for the people of Forth Valley. In recent years we celebrated the opening of the new Forth Valley Royal Hospital and we are now embarking on a new and exciting chapter of quality improvement as we continue to design and deliver healthcare services fit for the future, with the launch of our new Healthcare Strategy.
For further information on NHS Forth Valley please visit our website where you will find copies of our Healthcare Strategy and Annual Review.
Please note, if we have not contacted you within 6 weeks of the post closing, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Closing date: Friday, 23rd February 2018 at 12 noon

Reference: 34394096

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