Practitioner Psychologist (Llamau)

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

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Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a lead practitioner psychologist working with our third sector partner Llamau to deliver the 'My Way Home' project for young people who are experiencing homelessness. This is a 5-year National Lottery funded project, which aims to end youth homelessness. The purpose of the project is to deliver an innovative trauma and psychologically informed model of care to the most vulnerable young people in our community. The project aims to effect system change around youth homelessness, making it a rare event, when it happens making it brief and non-recurrent. The post holder will have responsibility to work with Llamau for developing and implementing a trauma and psychologically informed service for young people experiencing homelessness.

Main duties of the job

You will be the lead psychologist responsible for the delivery of psychological care provided for young people experiencing homelessness, using assessment, formulation and intervention skills. The role will include a small caseload, supervision, consultation and training with support staff and wider networks working with young people who are homeless to effectively work in a trauma informed way. You will work closely with Llamau to achieve the objectives of the project.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is "Caring for People, Keeping People Well",and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Date posted

30 July 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 8b

Salary

£54,764 to £63,862 a year per annum pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Job share, Flexible working, Compressed hours, Annualised hours

Reference number

001-PST087-0722

Job locations

Woodland House

Maes-y-Coed Road

Cardiff

CF14 4HH


Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Professional qualification and additional relevant qualifications

Desirable

  • Extensively qualified in DDP, theraplay or other related to developmental trauma

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working with cyp with developmental trauma

Desirable

  • Experience of working in a trauma informed way, with homelessness and/or community psychology

Skills

Essential

  • Service development, training, consultation, and skills in developmental trauma

Desirable

  • Well developed skills in developmental trauma, community psychology and leading a psychologically informed service

Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of the clinical, social and psychological issues relevant to cyp who are homeless

Desirable

  • Knowledge of community psychology models, and developmental trauma models relevant to cyp who are homeless

values

Essential

  • Demonstrable values appropriate to working with a marginalised group
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Professional qualification and additional relevant qualifications

Desirable

  • Extensively qualified in DDP, theraplay or other related to developmental trauma

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working with cyp with developmental trauma

Desirable

  • Experience of working in a trauma informed way, with homelessness and/or community psychology

Skills

Essential

  • Service development, training, consultation, and skills in developmental trauma

Desirable

  • Well developed skills in developmental trauma, community psychology and leading a psychologically informed service

Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of the clinical, social and psychological issues relevant to cyp who are homeless

Desirable

  • Knowledge of community psychology models, and developmental trauma models relevant to cyp who are homeless

values

Essential

  • Demonstrable values appropriate to working with a marginalised group

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Address

Woodland House

Maes-y-Coed Road

Cardiff

CF14 4HH


Employer's website

https://cavuhb.nhs.wales/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Address

Woodland House

Maes-y-Coed Road

Cardiff

CF14 4HH


Employer's website

https://cavuhb.nhs.wales/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

head of service

Dr Jenny Hunt

jenny.hunt@wales.nhs.uk

02921836905

Date posted

30 July 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 8b

Salary

£54,764 to £63,862 a year per annum pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Job share, Flexible working, Compressed hours, Annualised hours

Reference number

001-PST087-0722

Job locations

Woodland House

Maes-y-Coed Road

Cardiff

CF14 4HH


Supporting documents

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