Clinical Psychologist - Band 8a

Job Title: Clinical Psychologist - Band 8a
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dundee
Salary: Band 8a - £40,428 to £48,514 per annum
Reference: P/EB/39A
Contact Name: Kevin Power
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 27, 2017 14:25

Job Description



Clinical Psychologist - Band 8a

Salary Scale: £40,428 to £48,514 per annum

Over recent years NHS Tayside has committed to increased investment in the Area Psychological Therapies Service. The Service now has a complement of around 160 clinical and applied staff with an additional 18 trainees. Opportunity exists to combine a number of specialist posts to reflect career interests of suitable applicants. The Department provides a friendly, supportive and stimulating environment in which to work. Opportunities exist for involvement in teaching and research, taking advantage of close links with Universities of Dundee and Stirling. Members of the Department also contribute to the supervision and training of trainees on the Edinburgh/East and South of Scotland Clinical Teaching Course, the Universities of Stirling and Dundee MSc Course and the Child course.

This post will be based in the Neuropsychology service in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. This service accepts referrals for both acute inpatients and outpatients from across the Tayside region and provides neuropsychological assessment & intervention for individuals who are known to have, or are suspected to have acquired damage to the brain, largely as a result of disease, trauma or ageing. Referrals come from a wide variety of sources including Neurosciences, General Medicine, Psychiatry and General Practice.

The post-holder will be part of the wider NHS Tayside Clinical Neuropsychology Service which employs staff with a diverse range of clinical and research interests. As such, there are excellent opportunities for CPD, research and involvement in ongoing service development, all of which are strongly encouraged. Clinical and management supervision for this post will be provided by the Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist.

The successful candidate must have drive, enthusiasm and flexibility and be able to work within multidisciplinary settings.

Informal enquires considering the above post may be made to Professor Kevin Power on (01382) 346160 or email or Dr Alison Livingstone on (01382) 740406 or

Hours of work are: 37.50 per week (part time hours/job shared considered)

Please download the full application pack from or click on the following link NHS Tayside Other Therapeutic Jobs

Internal applicants: please download the application pack from Staffnet. Please read the Important Job Application Information in the Information for Applicants section.

Completed applications should be returned to (quoting the job reference number in the subject box) or to Workforce Services, NHS Tayside, Management Offices, Perth Royal Infirmary, Perth, PH1 1NX.

Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email. Please check your emails regularly.

Please quote reference number – P/EB/39A

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms – Wednesday, 15 February 2017.