Beatson Cancer Charity
Beatson Cancer Charity

Charity registered in Scotland SC044442

Beatson Cancer Charity supports and enhances the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families, in particular Beatson patients, working in partnership with the NHS, the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and related facilities.

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Top job! Clinical Psychologist/Counselling Psychologist

  • Part time
  • £50,000 pro-rata
  • Home based initially with excepted return to office as per Scottish Government guidelines. Flexibility to travel across NHS sites required.
  • Closing 13th June 2021

At Beatson Cancer Charity we support and enhance the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families. We work in partnership with the NHS, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and all related facilities. We also offer the wider community a unique opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer in the broadest possible sense.

We are currently seeking a Clinical Psychologist or Counselling Psychologist to bring additional psychology resource to the Charity working across the Specialist Health And Work Service (SHAWS) and Living With Uncertainty/Fear of Recurrence Project (National Lottery Community Fund project).

Key Responsibilities

The Clinical Psychologist will work alongside the SHAWS Practitioner Team to provide 1-2-1 specialist psychological support to clients where clinically appropriate, to devise and deliver psychologically themed group workshops to patients, family members and employers and to input to client case management through support and advice to the practitioner team.

The post holder will also support the delivery of the Living with Uncertainty/Fear of Recurrence Project through the delivery of an ACT based group intervention. Working alongside existing team members this will include management of referrals, pre and post-test evaluation measures and input to the projects wider overall aims and objectives.

This role will be managed by Beatson Cancer Charity and clinical supervision will be managed by a clinical psychologist at Beatson West Of Scotland Cancer Centre.

Essential Candidate Criteria

·Post-graduate doctoral level training in clinical psychology or Counselling Psychology as accredited by the HCPC.

·Registration with the HCPC as a clinical psychologist/Counselling Psychologist.

·Experience of working autonomously to assess, devise and deliver a range of psychological interventions.

  • Experience and strong understanding of research methodology and approaches relating to psychological interventions.