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Clinical Psychologist

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£44,398 to £58,210 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

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Mental health, Psychologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are keen to recruit clinical psychologists to work with us in our East IHC Neurodevelopmental Service for children and young people aged 5-18. This is an exciting opportunity for 1.7wte band 8A clinical psychologists to be part of a service which is keen to develop and innovate.

The posts will cover the areas of Wrexham and Flintshire, with a range of hours up to full time available. We welcome applications from those seeking the opportunity to join at band 7. On commencing in post, the successful candidates will have a development plan and be supported to transition to band 8A, once they have achieved the required competencies.

Experienced clinical psychologists who would like to be considered for a band 8A position, are equally welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

You will work with clinical and assistant psychologists, completing neurodevelopmental assessments and brief intervention, as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You will have ample opportunities to contribute to service development, audit and research, and develop your leadership, supervision and consultation skills.

Regular clinical supervision will be provided by a Senior Clinical Psychologist. We have established links with the North Wales Clinical Psychology Programme, providing regular placements and training. Within the East IHC, we have a supportive network of child psychologists across specialisms for peer and professional support.

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 full Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification



  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council as a Clinical Psychologist.


  • Post-doctoral training courses in specific areas of clinical psychology.



  • Substantial assessed experience of working as a qualified clinical psychologist, normally including significant post-qualification experience within the designated speciality where the post is located, or relevant transferable skills.


  • Experience of teaching, training and/or supervision.



  • Good honours Degree in Psychology.


  • Knowledge of the theory and practice of specialised psychological therapies.

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Children's Health Centre

Croesnewydd Road


LL13 7TD

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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