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Clinical / Counselling / Forensic Psychologist - INTERNAL

Band 8a

Main area
CAMHS
Grade
Band 8a
Contract
Fixed Term
Hours
Part Time 30 hours per week
Job ref
110-PST065-1018
Site
Swansea or Baglan Child and Family Clinic
Town
Base to be confirmed
Salary
£42,414 to £49,969 per annum pro rata
Closing
21/10/2018 23:59

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM STAFF CURRENTLY EMPLOYED BY CWM TAF UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD

THIS POST IS FIXED TERM/SECONDMENT UNTIL JUNE 2019 TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE SECONDMENT POSITION, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST.

Neath, Port Talbot and Swansea MDT CAMHS are seeking an experienced & committed  Practitioner (Clinical, Counselling, or Forensic) Psychologist to join their  teams for 30 hours per week. this is a fixed term post until 30/06/19.  There is some flexibility about where the post is based (in Swansea or at Neath Port Talbot Hospital, Baglan) but it is likely to involve working  2 days per week in each location.  You will need excellent team working skills & the ability to identify & deliver appropriately targeted & high quality evidence based interventions for children & their families. You are expected to progress the previous postholder’s work, alongside senior colleagues, in further development of a local psychological therapies  service. We would particularly like to appoint a practitioner with expertise in and enthusiasm for CBT but who can also provide other psychological interventions (such as attachment based therapy or DBT) with more complex cases. Teaching, supervision & mentoring of other staff is anticipated. You will join a regional CAMHS Psychological Therapies group for meetings & supervision. Psychologists are at the forefront of an expansion in the access to & quality of psychological therapies. This involves, service development, leadership, training & supervision of a variety of staff. You will the opportunity to supervise trainees from and contribute to the Cardiff Clinical Psychology Doctorate Course.

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

Closing date: 21st October 2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Richard Down
E-mail: richard.down@wales.nhs.uk
Tel: 01792582139