This position is being offered on a full-time and open-ended basis.
As a Counselling Psychologist you will provide Clinical/Counselling Psychology provision within the Counselling and Psychological Service (CaPS) at The University of Glasgow. This includes working autonomously, both independently and as part of a team, to provide highly specialised psychological assessment, formulation and interventions to students and staff. This includes providing psychological therapies, to students presenting with a range of mental health problems in both individual and group formats.
You will provide liaison, joint working, consultation, expert advice and supervision of other professionals internal and external to Glasgow University. A key role is providing advice and consultation regarding Students' psychological care and needs. To practice within a multidisciplinary team and provide advice and guidance to other professionals as needed.
You will provide training, guidance and support to staff of the University on matters concerning student mental and emotional well-being. Participate in service development that includes service policy and practices within the University, as well as provide clinical supervision to various trainee practitioners including psychologists, counsellors, CBT therapists, assistant psychologists.
For further information on the University of Glasgow’s Counselling & Psychological Services, please visit https://www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/counselling/
Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme The post for which you are applying is considered “registered work” in terms of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Act. It requires the successful applicant to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member prior to appointment. This check is necessary to ensure that the University of Glasgow fulfils its legal duties under the Act.
If you are successful in your application, the offer of employment will be subject to PVG Scheme membership. Further information is available at: https://www.mygov.scot/pvg-scheme/
Please note that under Section 34(1) of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 it is a criminal offence to apply to carry out or to carry out regulated work from which that individual is barred.
Apply online at https://my.corehr.com/pls/uogrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=047625
Closing date: 3 February 2021
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