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Practitioner Psychologist

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Depending on experience pro rata
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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We are delighted to offer the exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced psychologist to work into the Swansea Bay Eating disorder Service for Adults.

This is a senior position and as such the individual will be expected to provide clinical leadership for psychological matters relating to this specialty alongside provision of a direct and indirect psychological service to this vulnerable group of people and their supports.

Main duties of the job

The Psychologist will be expected to provide a specialist psychological assessment, formulation and intervention service in this specialty as well as support colleagues working with this client group. As such they will be expected to provide a combination of direct and indirect work.

They will be expected to provide teaching, training, consultation and supervision to colleagues as and when required and lead on Team and Network formulation, Risk Assessment and Management for individuals with complex and specialist needs.

They will be expected to contribute to the research and development agenda in eating disorder assessment, care and intervention.

As a senior clinician they will be expected to provide clinical leadership in relation to psychological matters and contribute to service development alongside colleagues and the Service Manager who is a psychologist by background.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

The Psychologist will be expected to work with colleagues to provide a gold standard service to this group of individuals.

Person Specification



  • 2.1 plus Psychology /GBR Degree
  • Doctorate in Psychology/or equivalent


  • Relevant post grad training e.g. EMDR/CBT-E



  • HCPC Registered Practitioner Psychologist



  • Clinical Supervision Skills/RAPPS register
  • Provision of psychology/ psychological therapy in AMH/Secondary/tertiary care
  • Specialist MDT/Multi Agency working inc team/network formulation
  • Teaching/training psychological principles


  • Provision of Psychology to people with complex needs esp ED



  • Substantial Experience of providing to people with complex needs/risk issues
  • Risk assessment/management experience



  • Epitomises HB values
  • Understands VBHC

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Ty Einon CMHT

Princess Street



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