We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Band 7 Psychologist to work as part of the Neurorehabilitation Unit, which has recently relocated to a brand new, purpose-built facility at the University Hospital Llandough. This is a great time to join the service and help shape the new unit and how psychology/neuropsychology contributes to the neuro-rehabilitation of adults with complex acquired brain injuries.
Main duties of the job
This is an established post and forms part of a supportive team of clinical psychologists/neuropsychologists and wider MDT. The role includes neurorehabilitation, staff training, team formulation and psychological support to service users and their families. There is access to a wealth of supervision and support within our friendly neuropsychology department. The post holder will have the opportunity to develop specialist areas of practice and knowledge in neuropsychology. We have strong teaching and research links with Cardiff University and CUBRIC, and research interests are actively encouraged.
We are looking for an applicant with an interest in neuropsychology and with an interest in working with adults with complex neurological needs. This post would appeal to an enthusiastic and motivated practitioner, who enjoys working as a team member and holds patient care at the centre of their work.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.
About us Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.
Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,
and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.
Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.
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