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Assistant Psychologist - INTERNAL
- Band 5
- Part time: 14.25 hours per week (Additional hours may be available on a temporary basis depending on budget)
- Rookwood Hospital
- £24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata
- 08/03/2021 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
We have an opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our Regional, Specialist Community Brain Injury Team as a Band 5 Assistant Psychologist. You will work as part of a small, dedicated multi-disciplinary team that offers support to adults who have an acquired brain injury.
You will be working under the supervision of the Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist and Clinical Psychologist. You will work as part of a team which includes Physiotherapy, Speech & Language Therapy and Occupational Therapy as well as Rehabilitation Coaches, and will be involved in delivering group and 1:1 therapy and neuro-rehabilitation, as well as supporting the work of the Clinical Neuropsychologist and Clinical Psychologist within the team. We work in service users' own homes and community settings as well as hospital-based work. The successful applicant will have excellent communication and organisational skills along with an ability to develop rapport and engage with individuals who may have cognitive, physical, emotional or communication difficulties.
The job is currently based at Rookwood Hospital although the role covers service users living in Cardiff and the Vale and Cwm Taf Morgannwg Health boards. Please note, the service is due to move to University Hospital Llandough in Spring 2021
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
- We trust one another
- We respect each other
- We take personal responsibility
- We treat people with kindness
- We act with integrity
Post holders will be expected at all times to behave in accordance with our values, demonstrating commitment to the delivery of high quality services to service users.
Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board is situated in the vibrant easily accessible capital of Wales which combines the best of city life, coast and countryside.
Boasting affordable housing, high performing schools and excellent sporting and cultural venues, Cardiff has been voted the best place to live in the UK.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Closing date - 08th March, 2021
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
Further details / informal visits contact
- Jess Quirke
- Job title
- CBIT Service Lead
- Telephone number
- 02920 313748
- Additional information
Dr Jess Quirke, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist/Service Lead: 02920 313748