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Practitioner Psychologist Paediatrics GPPS

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£51,706 to £58,210 a year Additional hours may be available
Closing date
2 Jul 2024
We are looking for an enthusiastic practitioner psychologist to join the General Paediatric Psychology Service (GPPS) in Swansea Bay. This is a great opportunity to join an established and friendly team of psychologists, working closely with colleagues in General Paediatrics to support children and young people (and their families) who have psychological needs relating to on-going medical conditions.

This would be a great opportunity for a psychologist wanting to extend their experience in a child and/or physical health setting.Applications would be welcomed from psychology trainees approaching qualification who might wish to be considered for a Band 7/ 8a development post.

Please note that this is a part-time (22.5 hours) post, but there may be scope to offer some additional hours.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will offer direct therapeutic work to individual children and their families as well as playing a pivotal role in the development and facilitation of group-based interventions, alongside other team members, such as assistant psychologists. The post holder will work closely with MDT colleagues to ensure that care offered to children and young people is psychologically informed. The post holder will contribute to the development of team processes including clinical pathways, outcome measurement and training.

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

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

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 Knowledge


  • Evidence of post doctorate CPD


  • Training in weight management, health psychology, child psychology or research



  • Experience of delivering psychological interventions in a multi-disciplinary context and working autonomously


  • Experience of working with CYP and families

Aptitude and abilities


  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and presentation


  • Ability to speak welsh

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


SBUHB Singleton Hospital

Sketty Lane, Swansea, SA2 8QA



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