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Clinical, Counselling or Forensic Psychologist

A fantastic new job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Clinical, Counselling or Forensic Psychologist to work in an exceptional psychiatric hospital based in Glasgow, Scotland area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers.


This special hospital is a low secure psychiatric hospital registered with healthcare improvement Scotland.

It provides care and treatment for patients with a primary diagnosis of mental disorder in two gender specific wards



*To be considered for this position you must be qualified as a Psychologist and registered with the HCPC




As the Psychologist your key responsibilities include:

·         Provide a high-quality psychology service to adults presenting to  with enduring and wide-ranging complex psychological, emotional and behavioural difficulties

·         To work autonomously within professional guidelines and the overall framework of the  and company policies and procedures

·         Contributing psychological expertise to assist service development and policy change within the area served by the post.

·         Working within a multidisciplinary team, providing a service for male and female adults that have histories of mental illness and psychological disorders who have been assigned a compulsory treatment order (CTO) or a compulsion order and restriction order (CORO), referred to by the NHS

·         Evaluate and make decisions about treatment options considering both theoretical and therapeutic models and factors concerning historical and developmental processes that have shaped the individual, family or staff team and, over the course of the contact, adjusting and refining the psychological formulation, drawing on a wide range of therapies, models and the evidence base

·         Responsible for implementing a range of psychological interventions for individuals, (and carers and families, where appropriate) including individual or group therapy using a variety of therapeutic models, as appropriate


The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

·         Experience of utilising a trauma informed orientation and practice with individuals

·         Experience of using psychological formulations to enhance the therapeutic milieu

·         Training in clinical or counselling or forensic psychology (usually equivalent to a doctoral level) which is recognised as providing eligibility for registration as a Practitioner

·         Up to date knowledge of relevant psychological theories, approaches and ideas

·         Ability to build effective relationships with individuals who find relationships difficult due to illness or trauma


The successful Psychologist will receive an excellent salary of £55,649.62 per annum per annum.

This exciting position is a permanent full time role working 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits

·         Employee Ownership Trust –  Due to being an Employee Ownership Trust staff have received up to £1850 tax free bonus to date

·         35 days annual leave

·         Individualised professional development programmes

·         Refer a Friend Scheme of up to £1,000

·         Retail/Leisure/Holiday and travel discounts


Reference ID: 6657

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to

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