Senior Clinical Psychologist | Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

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Posting date: 21 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £45,753 - £51,668 per annum pro rata
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 21 May 2021
Location: Wrexham, LL13 7ZA
Company: Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 3086953/050-PST062-0421

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We are looking to recruit a 0.3WTE 8a Senior Clinical Psychologist to cover maternity leave for a period of 9 months in the East Child Health Psychology Service.

The successful candidate will join an established and highly valued, Child Health Psychology Specialist Team based at the Wrexham Maelor Hospital. This service has the advantage of being closely linked to the wider CAMHS services based in both Wrexham and Flintshire. In addition, this small Child Health Psychology team forms part of a larger specialist service with two further Child Health Psychology teams based at the two other district general hospital sites within BCUHB.

The successful candidate will join the existing team comprising of a part time Consultant lead Clinical Psychologist, an 0.2WTE 8a Clinical Psychologist and 2.0 WTE band 7 posts. The post involves providing a comprehensive psychological service to children, young people and their families with a wide range of health conditions.

In this role, you will be delivering a full range of psychological assessment and therapeutic interventions to children, young people and their families with a broad range of emotional and behavioural issues associated with a health condition or medically unexplained / persistent physical symptoms. As part of the role you will provide assessment and therapy, psychometric assessment, supervision, professional consultation and training. The role involves close working with Consultant Paediatricians, Specialist Nurses and other multidisciplinary team members across a number of medical teams and / or physical health conditions. Leadership and service development will be a key part of this role, as will supervision of others.

Applicants will need to evidence commitment to clinical quality, evidence-based practice and maintaining high professional standards for themselves and others. The appointee should demonstrate the capacity to work collaboratively, effectively and flexibly within a multidisciplinary team and across a number of medical teams. Successful applicants will need post-qualifying experience and candidates with previous experience of working with children and young people in a physical healthcare setting would be particularly welcome to apply.

We have an excellent relationship with Bangor Clinical Psychology Programme and offer specialist placements on an ongoing basis.

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

Closing date: 5th May 2021

This advert closes on Wednesday 5 May 2021

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