Consultant Psychologist

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£67,064 to £77,274 a year per annum
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Prison and Forensic
Band 8C
Contract Type
Full Time
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We are seeking to recruit a full time Band 8c Consultant Psychologist to provide Clinical Leadership and Management for psychologists working across our Rehabilitation and Recovery (R&R) Service.

The R&R service is comprised of a Low Secure Unit (a 28 bedded adult male unit based in Bridgend); Prison Inreach team; Locked Rehabilitation Service (18 bedded adult male unit), two Step Down Houses and Community Forensic Service within Swansea Bay University Healthboard (SBU HB).

Main duties of the job

This is an exciting opportunity to oversee the leadership planning, provision and review of psychology services for R&R. The post holder will work in partnership with SBUHB Professional Lead for Psychology and be responsible for leading and contributing to the delivery of R&R services for people experiencing serious mental health issues and risky behaviours.

This will include supporting the ongoing development of R&R psychology services.

The post will include carrying a highly specialist caseload and supervision of others delivering psychology assessment, formulation and/or interventions.

The post holder will provide management to a team of qualified, assistant and trainee psychologists.

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

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.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Claire Nagi, Consultant PsychologistClaire.Nagi@wales.nhs.ukTel: 01656 753431 (Low Secure Reception Desk)

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registration with HCPC as a Practitioner Psychologist
  • Advanced training in research design and methodology
Knowledge Essential
  • Attendance at several taught post-graduate course and pursuit of supervised self- directed study in specialist field of Traumatic Stress Psychology
  • Substantial experience of application of this knowledge
  • Record of publications in peer reviewed or academic or professional journals
Experience Essential
  • Appropriate experience of working as a qualified Practitioner Psychologist,
  • Supervised post- qualification expertise and experience within Traumatic Stress

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