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Clinical Psychologist - Band 7/8a Development-Rehabilitation

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£44,398 to £58,210 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Mental health, Psychologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
BCUHB regional Rehabilitation Service is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and suitably qualified and experienced Clinical Psychologist. This is a permanent post, which will play a key role in supporting a psychological and Trauma Informed Approach within Rehabilitation mental health. The post holder will be expected to integrate well into the multi-disciplinary team, working with adults with complex and severe mental health needs. As well as providing direct clinical input to clients, this role will also involve supporting others through training, supervision, formulation and reflection. The post holder will play a significant role in risk assessment, formulation and risk management. The role will require involvement in service development, strategic and clinical leadership.

With ongoing service development this is an excellent time to be joining our team. Please feel free to approach us for further information.

This successful applicant will recruited to a Band 7 development post or a Band 8a post, dependent upon previous experience. Interest is welcomed from Trainees Clinical Psychologists due to complete their training.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will independently assess and treat a specialist caseload of service users within a range of specialist mental health rehabilitation settings. They will provide, develop and manage highly specialist interventions for service users and their families including highly specialist neuropsychological assessment The post holder will provide clinical training and placements for clinical psychologists in training provide specialist advice, supervision and consultancy to other professionals undertake Research and Development activities, lecturing and teaching and maintain up to date knowledge of the evidence base for therapies and interventions with service users.

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

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

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.

Person Specification

Qualifications and/or Knowledge


  • Good Honours degree in Psychology. Eligibility for Chartered status with the BPS.
  • Post-graduate Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (or its equivalent for those trained prior to 1996) as accredited by the BPS. Or equivalent which gives Practitioner Psychologist Status with the HCPC
  • Doctoral level knowledge of research design and methodology.


  • Knowledge of specialised psychological therapies for difficult to treat groups



  • Experience of specialist psychological assessment and treatment across a range of care settings


  • Experience of Teaching, Training and/ or supervision

Aptitude and Abilities


  • Demonstrate competence to work within designated specialty.
  • Skills in providing consultation to other professionals


  • Ability to speak Welsh

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Ablett Unit

Ysbyty Glan Clwyd


LL18 5UJ

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