Clinical Psychologist

  • Cardiff
  • 25th October 2020

Employer: Sports Wales

Salary: £41,488.33 to £44,443.33

Contract Type: Part time, permanent

Full Description:

Who we are -

Sport Wales is the national organisation responsible for developing and promoting sport and physical activity in Wales. We are the main adviser on sporting matters to the Welsh Government and are responsible for distributing National Lottery funds. We aim to not only improve the level of sports participation at grassroots level, but also provide our aspiring athletes with the support required to compete successfully on the world stage. 

We value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Sport Wales is a progressive organisation with excellent employee benefits. We promote work life balance and offer a range of flexible approaches to support you. If you wish to work flexibly, please detail this on your application form. 

What you’ll do - 

We are looking for a Clinical Psychologist to work within the Sport Wales Institute, with sports and wider partners to provide highly specialised psychological knowledge, professional expertise and technical guidance to bring about positive cultural change in mental health and wellbeing behaviour and practices. 

You will be working closely with the Clinical, Psychology and Performance Lifestyle teams as well as with Sports within Wales. 

What you’ll need - 

We are looking for experienced candidates who have a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, including experience in the area of mental health, are registered with the HCPC as a Practitioner Psychologist and have experience in providing technical supervision. Experience of supporting athletes and coaches within high-performance sport environments is desirable but not essential. 

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable, although not essential. If you have the presence and personality to work in a high-performing team as well as the passion and drive to succeed, then we would love to hear from you. 

Provisional interview date: 28th October 2020

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BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.



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  • 0113 812 6164