A Clinical Psychologist v A Health Body [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Policies and Procedures, Pay
Issues covered: Grievance; Health Service; Trade Dispute; Career Progression


The Complainant, a clinical psychologist working in public mental health services, was placed on a National Panel for Senior Psychologists in February 2017. In May 2017, a permanent position as a Senior Psychologist in Older Adult Mental Health was offered to the panel, including the Complainant, for expressions of interest. The Complainant initially expressed an interest but decided against proceeding further as the Complainant preferred a post in Adult Mental Health and expected an offer in this preferred area soon given his high ranking on the panel. In January 2018 the Complainant discovered the position on offer in May 2017 was converted to a General Adult Mental Health

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