Clinical or Counselling Psychologist

Job Title: Clinical or Counselling Psychologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: Band 7 £34,897 - £46,006 or Band 8A £44,511 - £53,414 DOE
Reference: CPSY-EDI
Contact Name: Kayleigh Hopkins
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 29, 2021 10:37

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Clinical or Counselling Psychologist to join our team at our Edinburgh centre.

This role would be suited to either an experienced or newly qualified Psychologist, banding dependent on experience.

The post-holder will work as part of an experienced multi-disciplinary team, which includes another 8A Clinical Psychologist.

The role is responsible for the provision of a high quality, evidence based and specialist programme of psychological assessment and support for people dealing with cancer.

You will contribute professional expertise to the Maggie’s MDT and integrated  programme  of  cancer support  for people living with the impact of cancer, aligned with the Clinical and Counselling Psychology Role Expectation Guidelines.

You will contribute to the Maggie’s organisational programme of psychosocial research and work closely with the Centre Head to develop and promote the programme of support.

As an HCPC registered Practitioner Psychologist (or eligible for registration) you will have experience of working with adults with psychological problems related to general health conditions and competency in more than one therapeutic modality evidence based as effective for people affected by cancer.

You will be enthusiastic about working directly with people affected by cancer within an innovative programme of supportive care, which integrates contributions form a range of professional disciplines.

You will have previous experience of and be confident taking full clinical or counselling responsibility for evidence based psychological assessment and treatment.

In addition to a rewarding career, Maggie’s offers a range of staff benefits including competitive holiday entitlement, workplace pension, option to apply to continue NHS pension, sick-pay scheme, and travel and cycle loans.

Please refer to the full job description on our website. Applications should be by email in the format of two separate documents — CV with covering letter to