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Clinical / Practitioner Psychologist - Ty Lafant Assessment & Treatment Unit

Band 8b

Main area
Learning Disabilities
Band 8b
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Llanfrechfa Grange
£52,306 to £60,983 per annum
09/04/2020 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


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


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.



Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB) Learning Disability Directorate are seeking a motivated, confident and compassionate Clinical Psychologist for our inpatient assessment and treatment unit, Ty Lafant, for people with learning disabilities who present with significant behaviours that challenge and/or complex mental health difficulties.

The role of the Clinical Psychologist will be to provide clinical leadership and psychological expertise to Ty Lafant, Assessment & Treatment Unit. This post also involves taking a lead role in service improvements in inpatient services for adults with a learning disability and contributing to Directorate strategies to improve the psychological well-being of adults with a learning disability. The post holder must have significant experience of working with adults with a learning disability who present with behaviours that challenge and demonstrate leadership skills, innovative thinking and expertise.

You will be joining the ABUHB Learning Disability Psychological Services which is a well respected, creative and supportive service which includes Clinical Psychologists and Arts Therapists.  Continuing Professional Development is highly valued and there will be opportunities to develop special interests and pursue research.  We have strong links with the South Wales Clinical Psychology Doctoral Training Programme.

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

Closing Date: 9th April, 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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Nicola Lewis ( or Dr Caley Hill ( Joint Heads of Learning Disability Psychological Services.