023281 Applied Psychologist or Psychological Therapist, Lothian Eating Disorders Service
Location: Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh EH16 4SA Grade: Band 7
Category: Other Therapeutic Salary: Band 7 (£39,300 - £46,006)
Contract: Permanent Duration: Permanent
Region: Lothian Hours: 37.5 & 22.5
Job type: NotSpecified Date posted: 29 May 2020
Ref: 023281 Closing date: 12 Jun 2020
2 Posts available
Lothian Generic Recruitment ,Lothian Generic Recruitment (Lothian)
NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.
To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.
***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***
This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post.
Applied Psychologist/Psychological Therapist
Adult Eating Disorders Band 7
1 Full-time post 37.5hrs & 1 part time post 22.5 hrs per week
Lothian Eating Disorders Service
Royal Edinburgh Hospital
The Lothian Eating Disorders Service is a well established multi disciplinary outpatient and community Eating Disorders Service. The service is based in the Royal Edinburgh Hospital but there are also opportunities for satellite clinics throughout Lothian and to become involved in community based work and inpatient liaison. The service supports patients with a wide range of eating disorder presentations and offers interventions from guided self help to high intensity psychological therapy for those with complex needs. The post-holder(s) primary focus will be to provide individual formal psychological therapies but there are also opportunities for group and family work, providing supervision, contributing to audit and evaluation and broader service development. A specific interest in and experience with the specialty will be most welcome but we are also committed to providing the training and supervision required for post holders to develop and progress within the specialty. This post is
being advertised for Applied Psychologists/Psychological Therapists and we will also consider applications from Clinical Associates in Psychological Therapy. We will adapt the post-holder(s) Job and Continuing Professional Development Plan to fit individuals with different core trainings.
For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact contact:
Caroline Burdon-Cooper or Gavin Menzies, Clinical Psychologists [Click here to apply] [Click here to apply] [Click here to apply]
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NHS Lothian is responsible for meeting the health needs of circa 800,000 people living in and around Edinburgh. We employ approximately 27,000 staff and provide a comprehensive range of primary, community and acute care services for the populations of Edinburgh, Midlothian, East Lothian and West Lothian. Across all areas of care, we seek to provide specialist and general services fairly and efficiently and to the highest standards. State-of-the-art buildings and our forward-looking and innovative approach have earned our hospitals recognition as centres of excellence. Our clinical care, teaching and research have a national and growing international reputation. NHS Lothian provides an extensive range of primary care services, including mental health, GP and other community-based services. Primary care services are also provided at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Liberton Hospital and the Royal Victoria Building. We also provide a comprehensive range of acute adult,
paediatric and maternity services. Acute care is provided from the following sites: the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh at Little France; the Western General Hospital; St Johns Hospital at Howden, Livingston; the Royal Hospital for Sick Children; Liberton Hospital; the Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, and the Lauriston Building. A move to NHS Lothian will give you the chance to develop your NHS career and enhance your lifestyle. There is much to admire and enjoy in the Lothian region in locations of exceptional beauty and contrast, from the historic skyline of Edinburgh, Scotlands historic capital city, to the wonderful surrounding countryside and coastline of the Firth of Forth.
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