Clinical / Counselling Psychologist

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18.75 HOURS
£42,414 - £50,470 PRO RATA

An opportunity has arisen for a Clinical/Counselling Psychologist to join our rural Community Mental Health Team in the beautiful surroundings of North Argyll. The CMHS has a complement of CMH Nurses, Occupational Therapy, Psychiatry, Support Workers and Psychological Therapists as well as integration with colleagues in Social Work. It provides a matched/stepped care model of Psychological Therapies including Clinical/Counselling Psychology, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Primary Care Mental Health and Guided Self Help. There are strong links with, as well as professional leadership from, the Department of Psychological Services in Inverness.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic regarding multi-disciplinary working and feel confident in working as an integral member of the community team. You will have clinical expertise in mental health attained through relevant experience and knowledge of current policies and interventions in order to provide a high quality psychological assessment and therapy service in the field of adult mental health, particularly working with complex cases. As well as working directly with service users, the post holder will train, provide consultation and offer clinical supervision to colleagues who are using psychological approaches to their work. As well as meeting HCPC requirements for on-going CPD, excellent communication, interpersonal and time management skills are essential. The post has dedicated CPD & supervision time and development of special interests in clinical areas & service delivery is encouraged.

Applicants must be doctorate (or equivalent) level Applied Psychologists and be registered with the Health Professions Council.

You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Highland to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

Informal enquiries / visits are welcome. To arrange a visit or for further information regarding this post please contact

Gordon Parker, Team Lead OLI CMHT; tel 01631 567840; email: Ishbel Dumughn, Clinical Psychologist; tel 01631 567840; email:

For more information about the area of Argyll you can visit the Argyll & Bute Council website:

Application packs are available from Resourcing Team, People & Change Department, NHS Highland, Argyll & Bute, Aros, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8LB - Tel 01546 606788 (24 hour answering machine service) or e-mail -

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by e-mail. Please check your e-mails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

Please quote job reference number 19ab/029 in the subject line of your e-mail or enquiry.


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NHS Highland

Inverness, (United Kingdom)

Phone: +44 (0)1463 704000

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21 August 2019
Location: United Kingdom Highlands and Islands Argyll
Salary: £42,414 - £50,470 PRO RATA GBP per year
Work type:
Part time
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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