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Psychologist - Clinical

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Clinical psychologists aim to reduce psychological distress and promote psychological wellbeing. They treat patients with emotional or behavioural problems using a variety of therapies. They have no medical training, and do not prescribe drugs.

The Work

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Pay

The salaries for NHS Clinical Psychologists in Scotland are usually based on the NHS Agenda for Change pay rates. The current pay scales are from April 2022.

Qualified psychologists start on Band 7, £43,422 to £50,506 a year. With experience this rises to Band 8a, £53,513 to £57,767 a year, and Band 8b, £63,530 to £68,223 a year.

Consultant/lead psychologists are on Band 8c, £75,711 to £81,426 a year.

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

British Psychological Society
Tel: 0116 254 9568
E-mail: info@bps.org.uk
Website: http://www.bps.org.uk
Website (2): http://careers.bps.org.uk
Twitter: @BPSOfficial
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialBPS/

NHS Scotland Careers
Website: http://www.careers.nhs.scot
Website (2): https://jobs.scot.nhs.uk/
Twitter: @NHSScotCareers

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