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Lead Consultant Practitioner Psychologist (Clinical or Counselling) - INTERNAL

Band 8c

Main area
Clinical Psychology, Adult Mental Health Services
Grade
Band 8c
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week (Full time 37.5 hours per week)
Job ref
001-PST084-1120
Site
Cynnwys
Town
Cardiff
Salary
£63,751 - £73,664 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
03/12/2020 23:59

CARING FOR PEOPLE - KEEPING PEOPLE WELL

 

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.

 

The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

 

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

 

We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.

 

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


 

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM STAFF CURRENTLY EMPLOYED BY CARDIFF AND VALE UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the development of psychological therapies provision to persons with emotionally unstable personality disorder in the Community Mental Health Teams in Cardiff & the Vale. Working alongside psychiatry psychology and other colleagues, this post is a key role in shaping psychological therapies for personality disorders in Cardiff & Vale services into the 2020s.

 

We are looking for an experienced clinician and leader, ideally with substantial experience in community working and with complex clinical presentations in Adult Mental Health. Equally important is the ability to work alongside colleagues and with the locality psychologists who will work closely with partners in primary and secondary care, and develop operational solutions to issues such as referral criteria, risk management, and the interfaces with other services. This will require the ability both to develop and manage the existing staff team, and simultaneously promote the service externally. We are looking for an innovative and resilient clinical leader with evidenced training and supervision expertise who can operate with confidence and credibility to develop this post and support further service redesign. Highly developed interpersonal skills and ability to influence and negotiate successfully are essential. In addition, this consultant will play a pivotal role in developing and monitoring the clinical outcomes and impact of the service and will have a flexible approach to changing patterns of service delivery as needed.

 

Our Values ‘CARING FOR PEOPLE; KEEPING PEOPLE WELL’

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board has an important job to do. What we do matters because it’s our job to care for people and keep them well. We all want to do this to the best of our abilities but we know that good intentions are not always enough.

At Cardiff and Vale University Health Board our values and example behaviours are:

-We care about the people we serve and the people we work with

-Treat people as you would like to be treated and always with compassion

-We trust and respect one another

-Look for feedback from others on how you are doing and strive for better ways of doing things

-We take personal responsibility

-Be enthusiastic and take responsibility for what you do.

-We treat people with kindness

-Thank people, celebrate success and when things go wrong ask ‘what can I learn’?

 

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

 

Closing Date: 3rd December 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

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Mark Jones
Job title
Directorate Manager, Adult Mental Health
Email address
mark.jones13@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
02921 824968