Principal Clinical Psychologist


Principal Clinical Psychologist

Band 8B (£67,285 - £71,978)

NHS GREATER GLASGOW & CLYDE, Carntyne, Glasgow City

  • Part time
  • Permanent

, 6 Jul | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

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Full Job Description

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is one of the largest healthcare systems in the UK employing around 40,000 staff in a wide range of clinical and non-clinical professions and job roles. We deliver acute hospital, primary, community and mental health care services to a population of over 1.15 million and a wider population of 2.2 million when our regional and national services are included.

NHS Scotland is reducing their full time working week from 37.5 to 37 hours per week from 1 April 2024 but with no change in pay.  This reduction will also be applied pro rata for part time staff.  This advert and any subsequent offer/contract of employment therefore reflects the new working hours.  However, as not all service areas will be able to adopt the 37 hour working week immediately from 1 April 2024, you may be required to work up to an additional 30 minutes per week for a temporary period for which you would be paid until the service you are working in changes rosters or working patterns to accommodate the new reduced working week.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Recruiting Board.

 (Please note the salary is Pro Rata) for part time hours.

The Prison Clinical Psychology Interventions Service is a peripatetic service that provides psychological assessment, treatment, and consultancy for people living in prison with mental disorder who may present a risk of serious harm to themselves and/or others.

Psychologists in the service typically work across two prisons, often training and supervising other team members in psychological assessment/treatment. The postolder will provide senior clinical leadership within the service and develop PT skills in the wider workforce, leading on the increasing training and supervision demands of trainees, nursing colleagues, and the wider PT workforce.

Members of the service lead on or contribute to various aspects of the running of prison healthcare and contribute similarly to the wider psychology network across the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde area, according to their managerial, research or clinical expertise. It is essential you have a Post-graduate doctoral level training in clinical psychology (or its equivalent for those trained prior to 1996) as accredited by the BPS or HCPC, including specifically models of psychopathology, clinical psychometrics and neuropsychology, two or more distinct psychological therapies and lifespan developmental psychology with current Registration with the HCPC as a clinical psychologist. You should also have significant supervised clinical psychology practice experience in NHS or equivalent by a suitably qualified
Clinical Psychologist.

Informal Contact: Claire Maclean on or                

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Packs 

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have. 

By signing the Armed Forces Covenant, NHSGGC has pledged its commitment to being a Forces Friendly Employer. We support applications from across the Armed Forces Community, recognising military skills, experience and qualifications during the recruitment and selection process. 

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