Consultant Clinical Psychologists

Job Title: Consultant Clinical Psychologists
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cheltenham
Salary: Daily rate
Job Published: July 31, 2018 14:31

Job Description

Consultant Clinical Psychologists

An exciting opportunity to apply your skills and experience in a different context. Due to increasing demand, we are seeking to appoint contractor Psychologists to work a minimum of 2 days per week.

GCHQ is a stimulating environment situated in beautiful Cheltenham with accessible transport links.

We are seeking experienced Clinical Psychologists to apply clinical psychology expertise within a national security context.

The role will include supporting the Personnel Security department in assessing staff suitability to hold security clearance and assisting other departments to evaluate individuals’ ability to fulfil demanding roles.  The primary focus is the assessment and management of staff vulnerability, resilience and risk.

Demand for clinical psychological expertise is increasing across the organisation.  Fresh initiatives are being developed which offer exciting new opportunities to apply psychological skills.

You must be an experienced Clinical Psychologist either working at, or eligible to apply for, a Consultant grade post within the NHS or equivalent. Forensic expertise is highly desirable.  Forensic Psychologists, who have developed substantial clinical competencies applied therapeutically across a range of mental health settings, will be considered.  You should have a breadth of experience with adult populations and demonstrate competence in training and consulting to non-psychology colleagues about psychological issues.

You will be joining a thriving established psychology department of experienced colleagues.

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

For a job description please contact Rachel on 07468 814222. 

Please submit a covering letter and CV to: Psychology Services Manager, B2i, GCHQ, Hubble Road, Cheltenham, GL51 OEX.

Closing date: 28 September 2018

Initial interviews: Week commencing 8 October 2018

Follow-up interviews: Week commencing 5 November 2018

For this role, please do not use the Apply Button below and make a postal application with a covering letter and CV to the address above.