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- £37,831 to £46,100 per annum
- Full Time
- Contact: Sian Graham
- Reference: 169530
- Posted November, 17, 2023 12:00 AM
Psychological Therapist (Ref: 169530) Fixed Term for 12 weeks, Full-time – 37.5 hours per week Part-time working options may also be considered Band 6 – Salary Range - £37,831 - £46,100 per annum (pro rata...
Psychological Therapist (Ref: 169530)
Fixed Term for 12 weeks, Full-time – 37.5 hours per week
Part-time working options may also be considered
Band 6 – Salary Range - £37,831 - £46,100 per annum (pro rata for part time posts)
Distant Island Allowance of £2,256 per annum (pro rata for part time and fixed term posts – only applicable for Shetland residents)
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Band 6 Psychological Therapist, to join a motivated and friendly Psychological Therapies Team (PTS) in NHS Shetland.
This contract is for a fixed-term for 12 weeks. The reason for the fixed-term contract is to reduce waiting lists and is linked to fixed-term funding.
The successful applicant will work within the primary care PTS team providing assessment and treatment to a wide range of adult clients with mild to moderate mental health difficulties. There will also be support from the wider multi-disciplinary team alongside Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) colleagues. There is an opportunity to contribute to new and innovative ways of delivering services.
You will need a degree and a Psychological Therapy qualification in Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and accreditation with a relevant professional body. In addition, good ICT and communication skills is required. You will need a minimum of two year’s post qualifying experience and one year working in a multi-disciplinary team setting. Experience of working in a remote and rural location would be desirable.
Remote working from the UK mainland will be considered.
Shetland consists of about 15 inhabited islands with a total population of approximately 23,000 people. It offers a unique opportunity for the adventurous and is a wonderful place to live and work. It has amazing wildlife and scenery, great leisure facilities and excellent schools. It also has a vibrant music and arts scene whilst still only a short flight away from the UK mainland. To find out more about living and working in Shetland go to www.shetland.org and/or https://www.shetland.org/life
For informal enquiries, please contact Pauline Hopkinson, PTS Team Lead, on 01595 - 743018
Closing date: 3rd December 2023
Interview date: 13th December 2023
For more information and to apply:
Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made.
If you require assistance or encounter any technical issues with your application, please e-mail support at https://jobseekersupport.jobtrain.co.uk/support/home including the vacancy reference number and “NHS Shetland” in the subject line.
In promoting equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
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