A5 – Principal Clinical Psychologist Ministry of Defence MHT West of Scotland (Faslane), Faslane, Helensburgh

Job Title: A5 – Principal Clinical Psychologist
Salary: TBC
Location: MHT West of Scotland (Faslane), Faslane, Helensburgh
Area: Scotland
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: 30/10/2020
Type of Practice: Ministry of Defence
Ref: S&N26673


BARKER MOSS HEALTHCARE RECRUITMENT LIMITED HAVE A NEW OPPORTUNITY FOR A LOCUM TEMPORARY WORKER. About the role: Your role as a locum Principal Clinical Psychologist will be in a Civilian role. (You do not need to join the forces!) To provide a high quality specialist qualified Clinical/Counselling psychology service as an autonomous and independent practitioner within the defined service sector and as determined by the local Consultant Clinical Psychologist (or designated other) in the defined service sector and as determined by the Head of Service, Defence Clinical Psychology Service (Hd DCPS). To work with a range of professional groups within a multidisciplinary environment. Work may encompass joint assessments, individual outpatient work, group work or a co-ordinated team approach to patient care. The post holder will be primarily based as agreed with the Head of Service but will also be expected to see clients at other locations, as appropriate. Such locations may vary from time-to-time dependent upon clinical and operational need and may include a requirement to attend DCPS business and CPD events.


Must be eligible for Graduate Membership of the BPS. Must have Post-graduate doctoral level training in Clinical/Counselling psychology (or its equivalent for those trained prior to 1996) as accredited by the BPS. Must have HCPC registration under Practitioner Psychologist domain. Must have a minimum of two years post-qualification experience working as a Clinical/Counselling psychologist within the designated specialty (Adult Mental Health). Must be able to evidence having been permanently employed for a minimum of two years at a Principal grade. Must be able to evidence having carried out clinical research (either implementation or supervision). Must have evidence of delivery of teaching and training. Must have evidence of having provided consultation to other professional and non-professional groups. Must hold in date Safeguarding Level 3 Certificate.

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Referral bonus available if you recommend a candidate who is successfully placed and work a minimum of 2 weeks with the MoD.

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