Clinical Psychologist

Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board
Denbigh, UK
15 Jun 2019
20 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
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

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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 a very exciting opportunity to help make a real difference to increasing access to Adult Mental Health (AMH) Clinical Psychology and Psychological Therapy services in North Wales. You will be joining a friendly, welcoming, and growing NHS secondary care AMH Clinical Psychology & Psychological Therapies Department, with excellent clinical and research links with the School of Psychology and the DClinPsych Department at the University of Wales, Bangor. The countryside of North Wales offers an excellent quality of life, and the post will be within the county team of Denbigh.

The post holder will also benefit from BCUHB wide links across the North Wales within the BCUHB AMH Clinical Psychology & Psychological Therapy Department, with opportunity for research and clinical networking both North Wales and All Wales wide. They will be well supported, mentored, and managed within that department, with the opportunity for ongoing peer support, supervision, and further training and advancement.

The BCUHB AMH Clinical Psychology and Psychology Therapy Department are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified Clinical Psychologist, to be based and work 0.8 wte in Tim Dyffryn Clwyd. This is a permanent position, and the post holder will work as part of integrated secondary mental health services for adults who have complex and severe mental health needs. The post holder will be expected to integrate well and co-work with their CMHT colleagues, providing specialist psychological knowledge and expertise to the team. As well as providing direct clinical input to clients, this will also involve working through others by training, supervision, and formulation work. It will also involve attendance at clinical MDT meetings, referral meetings (SPOA), and CMHT business meetings, and clinical leadership.

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

Closing date: 27/06/19

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Please feel free to approach us for further information. You can contact Dr. Jean Ruddle on 01244 834921

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