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Consultant Psychologist
Ref: DAN03902

  • Location
  • Wallace Hospital 119 Americanmuir Road, Dundee, DD3 9AG
  • Location
  • Scotland
  • Salary
  • 55000 - 60000 (plus Car Allowance)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Salary: £55000 - £60000 (plus Car Allowance)


    Who is Danshell?

    We care for and support adults living with a learning disability or autism in specialist hospitals and residential services throughout the UK.

    Our purpose is to make a positive difference to the people and their families by delivering person-centred health and social care that helps our service users to fulfil the things they want out of life.

    We set high standards for our staff teams and we want people who are compassionate, trustworthy and resilient but most importantly, put the service user at the centre of all they do.

    Does this appeal to you? Would you like to help us deliver high quality, safe care? Then please read on…

    So what will the job involve?

    You will ensure the systematic provision of high-quality psychological service to Danshells services in Scotland and exercise your responsibility for systematic governance of psychological practice with the team.

    A major requirement of the job is to act as a highly specialist resource to the wider professional community and to carry out audits, policy and service development as well as research activities and/or programs. 

    As a specialist within your field, you will propose and implement policy to promote service development alongside the multi-disciplinary team.

    Based at Wallace Hospital in Dundee, the successful candidate will provide Psychology cover to all Danshell Services in Scotland.

    Benefits include:

    • 25 days annual leave
    • Length of service awards
    • Fully paid comprehensive induction training for all new starters
    • Travel assistance to offsite training
    • Pension scheme
    • Paid DBS/PVG
    • Free on-site parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Life insurance
    • Employee assistance helpline

    Please see job description attached for more information.

  • Location Information
  • Situated in a residential area of Dundee, Wallace Hospital provides assessment and intervention for up to ten people with learning disabilities and/or autistic spectrum disorder, as well as complex needs and behaviours. The team can also support those who have additional mental or physical health needs, as well as those who have been detained under the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act. People come to Wallace Hospital from a home environment, supported living or residential service due to an illness or a crisis in their life. They may also come following a stay at an NHS or other specialist learning disability service, including a secure service.

  • Closing date
  • 31/12/2018
  • Job Description
  • Consultant_Psychologist.docx

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