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Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Location
TBC
Salary
£71,473 to £82,355 a year pa
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Profession
Mental health, Psychologist
Grade
Band 8C
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic Consultant Lead Clinical Psychologist to take a Strategic and Clinical Lead role in Perinatal Mental health in Adult mental health services which will make a real difference to the people of North Wales.

We are looking for a highly experienced Clinical Psychologist at Consultant level to be part of a specialist Perinatal Mental Health team that provides integrated, high quality care and deliver excellent outcomes for women and their families across North Wales.

Perinatal Mental Health is currently very high on the Welsh Government and BCUHB agenda and this is a unique time to join an emerging new service. The Consultant Lead Psychologist will take a senior leadership role in assessment, treatment and provision of training to other professionals both within the team and in other services. They will also provide direct line management to the other Psychologists within the service.

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

Main duties of the job

The team is multi-disciplinary and works directly with women and their families providing assessment and support for pregnant women and new mothers with a range of mental health needs. The team works closely with colleagues from maternity, children's services and adult mental health (both in patient services and community teams) offering joined up care co-ordination and acting as a specialist knowledge hub for Perinatal Mental Health. Advice, training and support will be offered to other professionals working across BCUHB, Primary Care and the third sector providers who are delivering low level preventative support to new mothers in some communities across North Wales. The multi disciplinary team works directly with women and their families providing assessment and support for pregnant women and new mothers with a range of mental health needs.

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

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Experience

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Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

TBC

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LL57 2PW

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050-PST040-0524

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