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Principal Clinical Psychologist posted by Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board

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Principal Clinical Psychologist

Job Reference: 050-HMP-PST003-1119

Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board

Adult Mental Health

HMP Berwyn, Wrexham

£52,306 to £60,983 per annum

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

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.

Band 8b Clinical Psychologist (Mental Health)



This is an excellent opportunity to develop Mental Health Clinical Psychology Services within a brand new prison in partnership with the National Offender Management Service (NOMS).

HMP Berwyn is being developed with a strong rehabilitative culture at its heart. The key values being built into all areas are to value each other and celebrate achievements, act with integrity and always speak the truth, look to the future with ambition and hope, uphold fairness and justice in all we do, embrace welsh language and culture and to stick at it!

We are looking for a talented, organised, and suitably experienced Clinical Psychologist. The successful candidate will have proven clinical and leadership competencies, excellent organisational skills and an ability to problem solve multiple issues within a fast-paced custodial context.

You must have:
* HCPC registration as a Clinical Psychologist.
* Post-graduate Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (or its equivalent for those trained prior to 1996) as accredited by the BPS.
* Significant experience in mental health work.
* Please note that any offer of employment will be subject to the successful receipt of enhanced DBS and prison vetting clearances.

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

Closing Date: 02/12/19

For further details / informal visits contact:

If you wish to discuss this vacancy in more detail please contact Robert Lightburn, Head of Healthcare [Click here to apply]

[Click here to apply]

Os ydych eisiau trafod y swydd hon mewn mwy o fanylder cysylltwch â Robert Lightburn, Dirprwy Bennaeth Gofal Iechyd ar [Click here to apply]

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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