Senior Clinical Academic Tutor/ Clinical Academic Tutor

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£48,526 to £65,262 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
19 Feb 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 8A
Contract Type
Part Time
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The South Wales Doctoral Training Programme in Clinical Psychology: Clinical Academic (£47,126 - £53,219) or Senior Clinical Academic Tutor/s (£54,764 £63,862)

The South Wales Doctoral Training Programme in Clinical Psychology is seeking to appoint up to three new members of staff. The posts are available at agenda for change (A4C) grade 8a (£48,526 - £54,619) or 8b (£56,164 - £65,262) depending on experience. The posts will be part-time at approximately 0.6 WTE (although there is flexibility available). In addition if required we would assist a successful candidate wishing to work full-time to find additional clinical sessions in one of our collaborating NHS Health Boards.

Main duties of the job

The post/s involve act as appraisal tutors and support the management of placements, and delivery and organisation of teaching. There will also be opportunity to support the supervision of trainee dissertations. The posts are open to HCPC registered practitioner psychologists with backgrounds in any specialism, although we are particularly keen to attract candidates with additional experience in Older Adult and Learning Disability Services.

About us

The incoming post holders will likely join are 'clinical' or 'academic' 'streams'. However, we are keen to attract candidates with interest in developing a research portfolio or with demonstratable research expertise. For 8b appointments there would be expectation of leading on specific aspects of the programmes infrastructure such as chairing one of the programmes subcommittees or leading on a major area of programme development.

The Doctorate in Clinical Psychology is run in partnership between Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (CAVUHB) and Cardiff University. The programme is based in the School of Psychology which has an established international research record. The programme works in partnership with supervisors from across health boards in south, mid, east and west Wales.

Job description Job responsibilities

CAVUHB operates a comprehensive equal opportunities policy and seeks to encourage applications from the widest possible field, including people with disabilities and family commitments. The ability to speak Welsh is desirable; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

If you would like to discuss this post informally prior to applying, please contact the Programme Director, Professor Andrew Thompson (, or Dr James Stroud, Clinical Director (, or Dr Chris Hobson, Academic Director (, or Dr Cerith Waters, Research Director (, or Dr Louise Waddington, Therapies Director (

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
  • 2.1 or above in Psychology
Experience Essential
  • Relevant clinical/ training experience
  • Worked for training programme

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