Senior Adult Psychotherapists – Band 8a (3 posts)

Dundee, Dundee City (GB)
£40,833- £49,000 per annum
02 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Fixed term
Full Time

Multi-disciplinary Adult Psychotherapy Service Locations in Dundee, Perth and Angus Senior Adult Psychotherapists – Band 8a (3 posts) Fixed term/*Secondment for internal candidates for 1 year initially* Salary Scale:  £40,833- £49,000 per annum

*with the possibility of extending to two years

An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced Senior Adult Psychotherapists to work in the Multi-disciplinary Adult Psychotherapy service. The MAPS provides a specialist psychotherapy service to the adult population within Tayside. This involves the delivery of evidence based psychotherapy in three clinical pathways: Depression, Anxiety and Trauma, and Enduring Interpersonal Problems. The service requires 3 wte Senior Adult Psychotherapists who will contribute to specialist assessments, diagnosis, clinical interventions, evaluation and discharge planning. The post-holder will be based in either Dundee or Perth and will be required to work in other localities across Tayside based on the needs of the service.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced mental health professional with a relevant qualification such as Registered Mental Nurse, Social Worker, Clinical/Counselling Psychologist or other mental health qualification with significant post qualification experience in a mental health setting. The successful applicant will have a Post-graduate Diploma level (or equivalent) professional psychotherapy training recognised by a relevant professional accreditation body, possess post psychotherapy qualification experience, supervision and continuing formal education, in-depth clinical expertise and experience and advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of a wide range of current psychotherapy practices.

Excellent communication skills, the ability to work as part of a team and awareness of the limits of one's competence and expertise and the ability to work within those boundaries are also core to this post.

Hours of work are: 37.5. Part time work will be considered.

Please quote reference number - D/LR/76/17

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms – Friday 25 August 2017