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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/03/2020.

Clinical/Practitioner Psychologist

Job Reference: 040-PST016-0220

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Learn Disab Bus Mng
Community, Abertillery
£37,570 to £50,819 per annum

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

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

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

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Clinical / Practitioner Psychologist - Band 7/8A

Service to Adults with a Learning Disability

Blaenau Gwent & Monmouthshire Community Learning Disability Teams

We have an exciting opportunity for a full time, permanent post available within our Learning Disability Directorate. We are in a position to recruit to this post at either Band 7 or Band 8A depending on the applicant’s skills, knowledge and experience as outlined in the Person Specification for each band.

The post is for an enthusiastic and creative individual who is keen to work within our community learning disability service and be part of the psychological service we provide to adults with a learning disability across the boroughs of Blaenau Gwent and Monmouthshire.

Our Learning Disability Psychological Service consists of qualified Clinical Psychologists, Assistant Psychologists and Art, Music and Drama Therapists. Both the Community Teams and the Psychological Service provide a friendly, supportive and creative working environment. The service is highly valued by health, local authority and other agencies and plays a lead role in teaching, training, consultation and service development.

You must have experience and a background in working with people with a learning disability within a multidisciplinary context. You should demonstrate an enthusiasm and commitment to delivering high quality person centred care for this client group. You must be prepared to work in to Blaenau Gwent CLDT and Monmouthshire CLDT as your main bases but be prepared to contribute to the psychological service provided across the Directorate as needed.

We demonstrate a commitment to continuing professional development, supervision, peer support, developing special interests and research opportunities.

There are regular opportunities to have contact with other Clinical Psychology colleagues within the organisation. We also have close links with the South Wales Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology.

South East Wales is an excellent area to live offering beautiful countryside and easy access to Bristol and Cardiff.

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

Closing date: 5th March 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sarah Summerfield , Team Lead; Dr Nicola Lewis, Joint Head of Psychological Services or Dr Caley Hill., Joint Head of Psychological Services.

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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