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Clinical Psychologist

Job Description

We are seeking a qualified Clinical Psychologist with expertise in Neuropsychology and a talent for teamwork to join our Clinical Neuropsychology service with a base at Astley Ainslie Hospital in Edinburgh. The post provides an important part of our service to the 46 inpatient neurorehabilitation beds on site and will also provide a service for outpatient follow-up and OP referrals working alongside multidisciplinary colleagues in the Neuro-Outpatients Service and Stroke services.

The Neurorehabilitation service offers interdisciplinary assessment rehabilitation and recommendations to support people and their families dealing with complex needs relating to post acute brain injury stroke progressive and other neurological conditions. Clinical supervision and support will be from our small and welcoming team of Clinical Neuropsychologists. You will contribute to education training and consultancy across the Neuropsychology services where appropriate and will be encouraged to develop audit and research. The Neuropsychology service has close links with the University of Edinburgh D.Clin.Psychol. course providing teaching and specialist training placements. There will be opportunities to gain supervision skills and to support the clinical supervision of Assistant Psychologists and others. We are keen to support candidates to attain further expertise in Clinical Neuropsychology to develop careers in this specialism and will work with you to support this.

Clinical Neuropsychology services in Lothian are managed alongside other Specialist Psychology Services including Learning Disabilities Older Adults Clinical Health Psychology and Forensics Services therefore providing good links with colleagues in other specialist areas.

All enquiries regarding the post including informal visits are welcomed. For further information please contact Dr. Joanna Gouick Lead Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist. Telephone:  ( Phone number removed )  email: ( Email address removed ) or Blanca Poveda Clinical Psychologist on  ( Phone number removed )  email: ( Email address removed )

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