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Clinical / Practitioner Psychologist

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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An opportunity has arisen for a full time Band 7 Clinical / Practitioner Psychologist to work half time into the Gwent Attachment Service and half time providing clinical input within the Integrated CAMHS Service Community Team.

You will be joining a thriving group of Child Clinical Psychologists and Psychological Therapists who input into a variety of services and clinical settings. We meet regularly for peer CPD and professional support, and are well known for our proactive role in service development. This is an ideal opportunity for a newly or recently qualified Clinical Psychologist who is keen to gain invaluable clinical experience within an environment with a strong psychological identity, and a passion to develop child centred and psychological minded services.

Based in South Wales, our geographical patch can equally accommodate a passion for the outdoors or a more cosmopolitan city lifestyle.

Main duties of the job

The role within the Attachment Service will focus on meeting the needs of children and young people who are experiencing the effects of developmental trauma / attachment difficulties. This is as a result of new funding from Welsh Government. The team currently comprises of Consultant Clinical Psychologist taking the strategic and clinical lead, Specialists Clinical Psychologists, Psychologist Practitioners and support from Assistant Psychologists and Administration. The team works with teams from across Health, Education, and the Local Authority within the 5 boroughs of Gwent.

Within Integrated CAMHS, this post is supported by a team of Clinical Psychologists and offers a wide variety of direct and indirect clinical work and consultation. There are opportunities for service developments, specialist therapeutic work, supervision and training.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your speciality or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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 Essential
  • Registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC) as a qualified Clinical Psychologist.
  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology or equivalent accredited by the BPS, giving eligibility for full membership of the Division of Clinical Psychology of the British Psychological Society.
Experience Essential
  • Doctorate training across a range of client groups but must include Children, Adults, people with Learning Disabilities, and Older Age Adults.
  • Post graduate work experience in a relevant clinical or care setting.

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