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Clinical Psychologist
Band 8a
30 hours per week (Part Time 30 hours per week)
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Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Employer type
Wrexham Community Learning Disability Team
£47,126 - £53,219 per annum pro rata
Salary period
11/10/2021 23:59

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Senior Clinical Psychologist

Band 8a

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.

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.



The BCUHB Adult Learning Disability Clinical Psychology Department is seeking to employ a Clinical Psychologist (Band 8a, 0.8 WTE, 30 hours per week) to work within the Wrexham Community Learning Disability Team. The Adult LD Clinical Psychology Department is well respected, valued and fully integrated within wider LD Services. As such, the post holder will be a core member of the Community Team, providing direct clinical input with clients, and specialist psychological knowledge and expertise to team colleagues. Knowledge of PBS/Behaviour Analysis, DBT, Autism Spectrum Conditions and risk assessment would be desirable, however, training/development opportunities will be available to the successful applicant if necessary.

The LD Clinical Psychology Department is a very friendly and supportive environment in which supervision and continued professional development are highly valued, as is peer support and peer supervision. The Department has close links with the North Wales Clinical Psychology Programme, particularly in the provision of Trainee placements, input into the teaching curriculum and the supervision of research projects. Involvement in research and clinical audit is strongly encouraged and complements our activities in clinical leadership and service development. These activities are highly valued both within the Department and more widely within LD Services, and as such the post offers a real opportunity to contribute to the development of LD services across North Wales.

Previous experience working within Learning Disability post qualification would be desirable, however, we would be keen to hear from applicants whose post qualification experience has involved working with other client groups.

It will be necessary for the successful applicant to deliver services from a range of community and service based environments across Wrexham and the wider BCUHB area. 

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

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Helen Alexander 

Senior Secretary to Head of Adult LDS Clinical Psychology 

03000 858885 

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