Clinical Psychologist

Job Title: Clinical Psychologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aberdeen
Salary: Band 7 / 8a (£39,300 - £46,006 / £49,480 - £53,414) per annum
Job Published: June 25, 2020 09:05

Job Description

Aberdeen City Health & Social Care Partnership Learning Disability Service

Clinical Psychologist

Band 7 / 8a (£39,300 - £46,006 / £49,480 - £53,414) per annum

Full-time 37.5 hours per week


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates or from those about to qualify in September this year, for this full time, permanent Band 7/8A post in the Psychology Service for Adults with a Learning Disability.


This post is to provide a highly specialist psychology service to people with a learning disability in Aberdeen City and to support the work of the multidisciplinary and multiagency teams with such cases. The postholder will be based at Elmwood/Len Ironside Centre with flexibility to accommodate new ways of working remotely. 


There are 6 other qualified staff working in this service. There are close links with the D Clin Psych/ Edinburgh University and the service routinely provides core and specialist placements for trainees completing this course. The service actively supports practitioners’ clinical and research interests. NHS Grampian offers fantastic opportunities for career advancement. 


Aberdeen is situated in the North East of Scotland with an easily accessible airport just 15 minutes from the City Centre so staying connected to the whole of the UK and beyond is not a problem, eg fly to London in just over an hour at reasonable prices.


Grampian is an area of outstanding natural beauty with a stunning coastline populated by dolphins. For those with family, Aberdeen boasts some of the best schools in Scotland whilst the vibrant local economy provides a range of job opportunities for partners. The area also offers a chance to pursue a wide range of outdoor activities and Sports.


Interview expenses are available to all candidates and an attractive relocation allowance of up to £8,000 is available to successful candidates.


For further information contact Dr Judith Wishart, Lead Consultant Clinical Psychologist on: 01224 557142.


To apply please visit: and search for Ref No JT018158. 


Closing date: 5th August 2020.