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Assistant Psychologist

Band 4

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Assistant Psychologist
Band 4
Part Time 22.5 hours per week
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Child Development Centre, Holyhead Rd, Bangor . Gwynedd
Bangor, Gwynedd
£21,089 to £23,761 per annum
26/06/2019 23:59

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.


Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities. Visit our web site today:


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


Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.



Oriau llawn amser ar gael drwy cyfuniad o’r swydd hon a swydd arall cyffelyb a hysbysebir.

Swydd cyfnod penodol (gydag oriau llawn neu rhan amser ar gael) ar gyfer person brwdfrydig a phrofiadol i weithio fel Seicolegydd Cynorthwyol o dan oruchwyliaeth Seicolegydd Ymgynghorol Clinigol Plant, Arweinydd am ASA, a Darlithydd (swydd rhannol rhwng y BIPBC a Phrifysgol Bangor). Yn debygol o gael ei ehangu ymhellach na’r amseru grant gwreiddiol. Er mwyn defnyddio/cynorthwyo y ddarpariaeth o wasanaeth seicoleg o fewn yr arbenigedd ac yn y datblygiad o ddeunydd deiagnostic, asesiadau, hyfforddi ac ymyrraeth therapiwtig, gan gynnwys PACT a Therapi Cerdd Rhyngweithiol (ThCRh), i blant sydd ar y Spectrwm Awtistiaeth a gyda anawsterau cyfathrebu cymdeithasol. I gefnogi asesiadau cleientau, i weithredu rhaglenni o gefnogaeth, gofal neu ymyrraeth yn dilyn canllawiau gan y seicolegydd clinigol sydd yn goruchwylio. I fod yn gyfrifol am gynllunio a blaenoriaethu llwyth gwaith a gweithredoedd, yn dilyn cyfarwyddyd a chanllawiau a roddir gan y seicolegydd clinigol sydd yn goruchwylio.

Y gallu i siarad Cymraeg yn ddelfrydol. Rydym yn edrych am rywun sydd gyda phrofiad personol neu phrofiad gwaith o chwarae gyda babanod/plant bychain sydd wedi datblygu’n arferol ac yn nodweddiadol, yn ogystal â phlant a ASA. Rydym hefyd yn chwilio yn arbennig am rywun sy’n barod i ganu’n ddigymell caneuon rhyngweithiol sydd gyda gweithgareddau a gweithredoedd chwareus yn seiliedig ar y llawr (megis hwiangerddi a rhigymau) ac yn cefnogi bob rhiant yn unigol gyda’u plentyn ifanc ag ASA.”



Full Time hours available through combination of this post with another closely related post which is being advertised.

Fixed term post for an enthusiastic and experienced person to work as an Assistant Psychologist under the supervision of Consultant Clinical Child Psychologist, Lead for ASD / Lecturer (joint clinical and research role with BCUHB and Bangor University). Likely to be extended beyond the initial grant funded period. To use/assist in the preparation of psychology service within the speciality and in the development of diagnostic instruments, assessments, training and therapeutic intervention, which includes PACT and Musical Interaction Therapy, for children on the autistic spectrum and with social communication difficulties. To support client assessments, to undertake support programmes, care or intervention under the guidance of the supervising Clinical Psychologist. To be responsible to plan and prioritise workload and actions, following instructions and guidance from the supervising Clinical Psychologist.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable. The applicant should have personal or work experience of playing with typically developing infants/toddlers as well as children with ASD. We are also particularly seeking someone willing to sing spontaneous interactive songs with playful floor-based activity and actions (like nursery rhymes) individually supporting each parent with their young child with ASD."


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Applicant requirements

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

For further information please contact

Bethan Griffiths PA to Dr Dawn Wimpory on 01248 388764 

Janw H Evans Service Manager 01286685561