Clinical Psychologist - Adult Mental Health - Dumfries

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Pulse are currently seeking a determined Band 8a Clinical Psychologist to be welcomed into our client’s Adult Community Mental Health team, within an NHS care home in Dumfriesshire. The ideal candidate will be providing specialist support to those in care homes, these clients will be suffering from depression, anxiety and severe trauma.

This position will be available for the appointed Clinical Psychologist to start as soon as possible, working full-time hours for an initial 3-month period. 

The Clinical Psychologist will undertake assessments, formulate care plans and deliver therapeutic interventions for adults with complex mental health needs. The psychologist will also be supporting a like-minded multidisciplinary team consisting of Occupational Therapists, CBT Therapists, Psychiatrists and other clinical staff. Travelling to different services and patients’ houses may be required for this position.

To be considered for this role, you must:

• Hold a doctorate in Clinical Psychology
• Be HCPC registered
• Have a proven track record in adult mental health
• Be analytical and show good attention to detail

What next? 

If you are a patient and empathetic Psychologist with a keen interest in helping adults with mental health conditions, please apply today or contact our team for more information.

Benefits of locum work:

• Daily payroll
• Variety of work opportunities in NHS and private sectors
• Expand your skill set more quickly
• Flexible hours of work

Why Pulse? 

• Online interviews via HireVue
• First class support and advice from our specialist consultant teams 
• iPoint – Electronic Timesheet smartphone app
• Assistance with travel and finding accommodation 
• Streamlined compliance process, utilising new online technology
• Access to high-quality voluntary training 
• £300 Recommend a Friend bonus scheme*
*Terms and conditions 

Not for you but know the ideal Psychologist? 

If you are registered with Pulse and recommend a friend to us, you can earn £300 per recommendation once they have worked over 200 hours*. 

 

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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