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Clinical Associates in Applied Psychology/CBT Therapists 

CHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT SERVICE

BAND 7

(Salary: £40,872 - £47,846 PRO-RATA)

1.0 WTE

The Chronic Pain Team are seeking to recruit a number of Clinical Associates in Applied Psychology/CBT Therapists.

The Chronic Pain Management Service provides a full range of clinical psychology services to alleviate psychological distress and promote the psychological well-being of the people of NHS Highland with chronic pain. This includes not only mental health problems but also the application of psychological approaches to a range of health issues including health related behaviour change and the psychological factors relating to the patients chronic pain.

The Chronic Pain Team is a multidisciplinary service and the post holder will be working with a team of clinicians including Consultant Anaesthetists, Nurse Specialists, Physiotherapists and Clinical Psychologists.

You will work under direct clinical supervision of the Lead Clinical Psychologist.

There are 4 peripheral multidisciplinary chronic pain teams covering the following areas:

  • Argyll & Bute.
  • Caithness/Sutherland.
  • Skye, Lochalsh & Wester Ross/Lochaber.
  • Inverness/Ross-shire/Nairn & Ardersier/Badenoch & Strathspey.

These permanent posts are offered for 18.75 hours per week, although applicants can apply to support more than one area on a 37.5 hours post. Please state clearly on your application if you are applying for a specific area or areas.

These posts will be worked flexibly to meet service requirements, with some face to face and remote working, however travel throughout the area applied for will be required.

Informal enquiries to: Informal enquiries would be welcomed by: Loren Scott-Lodge, Lead Clinical Psychologist on loren.scott-lodge@nhs.scot

 

 

Recruitment team can be contacted by emailing northarea.recruitment@nhs.scot or telephoning 01955 880410.

CLOSING DATE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS: Friday 14 January 2022.

Short-listed applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

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Once you have submitted your application form you will be unable to make any amendments.

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