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Adoption Service Psychologist (closing date: 04/09/19)

£49,175 - £53,961 per annum. We are advertising for a permanent full time Psychologist in an exciting development within the Western Bay Adoption Service.

Post title: Adoption Service Psychologist
Post number: SS.67505
Salary: £49,175 - £53,961 per annum
Job description:  PDF Document Adoption Service Psychologist (SS.67505) job description (PDF, 635KB)Opens new window
Directorate/department: Social Services

Apply online now for post SS.67505

Closing date: 5.00pm, 4 September 2019

Further information

The post holder will be required to provide consultations, specialist psychological assessment and therapeutic intervention to children and young people who are experiencing family breakdown/crisis, i.e. to children who are on the edge of care, and provide consultation to support an early help approach and prevent vulnerable children's needs escalating.

The post holder will be matrix managed with professional supervision and development through the Educational Psychology Service and caseload management through the Principal Officer Child and Family. Performance management will be done jointly.

It's an exciting time to join the service which is working innovatively using the Signs of Safety Practice Framework. We are looking for candidates who recognise the importance of creative direct work with children to ensure their voices are heard and they understand and are involved in decisions that affect their lives.

Swansea is a great place to live and work. It's an innovative waterfront city at the heart of the wider Swansea Bay City Region. From stunning coastal scenery to tranquil parks, a thriving cultural scene to the best of modern city living, the city offers the best of all worlds.

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