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COVID-19 Vacancy Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Band 8c

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Band 8c
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Flintshire and Wrexham
£63,751 - £73,664 per annum
Salary period
19/08/2020 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.

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



This is an exciting opportunity for a highly experienced clinical psychologist to join the Leadership Team in CAMHS across the east area of North Wales, covering the counties of Flintshire and Wrexham. We are looking for someone who is highly experienced, motivated and enthusiastic to take forward psychological leadership across two well-established multi-disciplinary teams, and to contribute to developments across the region and nationally. This post will play a key role in the service, working alongside Service Management and the Clinical Director to ensure the continued comprehensive and high quality delivery of psychological provision, supervision, service development and research. There will also be close working with multi-agency strategic and operational leads in the area, joining a service that contributes to improvement, development and innovation across North Wales.

The successful applicant will be a highly experienced clinician with advanced skills in assessment, formulation, intervention and evaluation, along with supervision, training and consultation. They will also be an experienced leader, someone who continually strives for best practice and is keen to evaluate services in ways that balance the needs of young people and families with the requirements of performance management. We expect the successful applicant to have considerable experience of CAMHS, and be able to demonstrate skills in proactive professional and clinical leadership. They will foster a young people and staff focused culture that ensures delivery of responsive and quality-driven services. They will be instrumental in implementing the keenly awaited Matrics Plant Guidance on the delivery of Psychological Interventions for Children and Young People in Wales (in progress, 2020), which promotes whole system thinking in the provision of psychological support, consultation and intervention for those in need, and recognises the important link between staff wellbeing and the delivery of excellent patient care.

We are looking to recruit on a full time basis, patterns of working can be discussed.

An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this post.

Interviews will be held on Monday 14th September 2020.

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

Closing date: 19th August 2020

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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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Sara Hammond-Rowley, Head of Child Psychology and Psychological Therapies and Marilyn Wells, Regional CAMHS Clinical Lead and Head of Nursing – East Area for CAMHS, Neuro-developmental & Learning Disability Services