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**** Vacancy - Psychological Therapist **** Closed

Veterans F1rst Point Psychological Therapist 

Location: Veterans First Point, Floor K, Argyle House,

3 Lady Lawson Street, Edinburgh EH3 9DR

Band 7

Job reference: 059448

Location: Argyle House

Job closing date: 19/07/2021

Job posted date: 05/07/2021

Salary: Band 7 (£40,872 - £47,846)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Trauma

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lothian


An exciting new post has arisen for a Psychological Therapist to have a role in the award winning ‘Veteran F1rst Point Lothian’ (V1PL) service in Edinburgh. The holistic V1P model provides a range of social and mental health support to veterans with a range of conditions.

The post holder will have responsibility for providing psychological therapies to Veterans with a large range of mental health problems. The post holder will also contribute to service development, supervision, research and co-ordination of V1P.

The post has dedicated CPD and supervision time.  Personal experience of the military community and/or experience of working with the veteran client group is desirable.

NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***

**Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the vacancy early once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage**   

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post. 

Please note: This post is fixed term for 1 year

For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact Lucy Abraham

Please click on the link to apply for this post.