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Band 8a Clinical Psychologist - Great Western Hospital, Swindon

Band 8a

Main area
clinical psychology
Band 8a
Part Time 12.5 hours per week
Job ref
Great Western Hospital
from £44,606 per annum pro rata
02/06/2019 23:59

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Psychologist to join an established IAPT service. The post is for a 0.3te Band 8a Clinical. The post involves providing a specialist psychology input into a  Stroke unit and a pediatric diabetes clinic.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and compassionate person who can play a significant part in enhancing and developing the psychological care of patients, their families and carers across our locality. You will have previous experience of working in health settings and will be looking to apply and expand your knowledge of clinical psychology in physical healthcare further.




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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Aileen McArthur or Lesley Hitchman on 01793 836836.