Consultant Clinical Psychologists

Job Title: Consultant Clinical Psychologists
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: Competitive
Contact Name: Psychology Services Manager
Job Published: September 19, 2016 15:19

Job Description

Exciting opportunities to apply your clinical skills within a different context.

Contractors required for two, three or four days per week.

GCHQ is a stimulating environment situated in beautiful Cheltenham.

We are seeking experienced Consultant Clinical Psychologists to apply clinical psychology expertise within a national security context.
The roles will include supporting the Personnel Security department in assessing staff for suitability to hold security clearance and assisting other departments in establishing ability to fulfil demanding roles. The primary focus is the assessment of vulnerability, resilience and risk.

Demand for clinical psychological assessment is increasing across the organisation and fresh initiatives are being developed.
You must be an experienced Clinical Psychologist who has worked at a consultant grade within the NHS or equivalent. Forensic expertise is highly desirable. Forensic Psychologists who have developed substantial mental health competencies across a variety of settings will also be considered. You should have a breadth of experience with adult populations and demonstrable competence in training and consulting to non psychologists about psychological issues.

You must be of British Nationality and the post will be subject to security clearance.

Please submit a covering letter and CV to: Psychology Services Manager, B2j, GCHQ, Hubble Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0EX.

Closing date: 7 October 2016.

Initial interviews will be held w/c 24 October 2016.