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Practitioner Psychologist

Job Reference: 001-PST004-0119

Employer:
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Department:
Psychology
Location:
Mental Health Foundation, Cardiff
Salary:
£49,242 to £59,964 per annum pro rata

CARING FOR PEOPLE - KEEPING PEOPLE WELL

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.

The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


THIS POST IS FIXED TERM FOR 18 MONTHS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic HCPC registered practitioner psychologist to take forward an exciting new project to enhance the resilience of children and young people in Cardiff and Vale.  The psychologist will be working on a 2 year project in partnership with social services, education, the mental health foundation and other third sector organisations to deliver resilience informed approaches to wellbeing through schools and education.  The psychologist will  be the clinical lead and will lead a team of upto 10 graduate mental health workers.  The team will also include a project manager. The project will be supported by community child health, and the psychologist will be professionally part of the child development and health psychology service. 

The post holder will join a dynamic group of clinical psychologists. Regular supervision, joint working and training are key aspects of the service.  The department enjoys a good relationship with the South Wales Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology, and offers core and elective placements.

The Child Development and Health Psychology Service has good links with the wider psychology community in Cardiff and Vale. The service is committed to supporting staff in their continuing professional development and specialist interests.

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

Closing Date: 31st January 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jenny Hunt (Head of Service) 02920536733




Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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