Clinical Psychologist

Job Title: Clinical Psychologist
Contract Type: Part-time
Location: Newport
Salary: £40,028 (pro rata – Band 8a, Point 1)
Contact Name: Donna Morgan - 01633 748001
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 08, 2017 16:31

Job Description

South Gwent Children’s Foundation 

(Sparkle Appeal/ Big Lottery Fund)

Sparkle Clinical Psychologist

Hours of work: 26 hours per week

Salary: £40,028 (pro rata – Band 8a, Point 1) 

Fixed term contract to: 31st March 2019

Base: Serennu Children’s Centre

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to explore, develop and deliver a Psychological Therapies Service within the Serennu Children’s Centre in Newport, South Wales.  This unique, beautiful state of the art building, just off the M4, is home to an integrated day centre for children with disabilities/developmental difficulties between the ages of 0 and 18, providing health, social care and leisure opportunities in one location.  It has been built in a joint initiative between the South Gwent Children’s Foundation charity (Sparkle appeal) and ABUHB and acts as a support network for the whole family unit with a wide range of facilities and leisure activities on offer.

This post has been developed by the Sparkle Appeal and is funded by The Big Lottery Fund.  It was developed following a consultation process with parents regarding the identified need for therapeutic support.  The successful applicant will be based at the Serennu Children’s Centre and will be responsible for providing specialist psychological services to children and families at the centre, in particular supporting parents and siblings in the form of group work and parents in the context of a recent diagnosis.

The post holder will be committed, dynamic, innovative, extremely flexible and responsive to the needs of families. The development of this post will be shaped through close consultation with Service users, South Gwent Children’s Foundation Trustees and the Heads of Clinical Psychology for the Gwent Child and Family Psychological Health Service.

The post will be line managed by the Serennu Children’s Centre Manager with Gwent Child and Family Clinical Psychology Service providing professional support and supervision ensuring that the post holder is clearly supported in all aspects of their development.  They are a strong, enthusiastic team who meet regularly for peer review, support and supervision, with a strong sense of fun and belonging. 

For an application form please contact Carla Hopkins on 01633 748092; email For further information please contact Donna Morgan, Serennu Children’s Centre Manager on 01633 748001; email

Please note that the job will close following receipt of sufficient applications. Interviews will be scheduled for April.

Please send completed application forms to: Carla Hopkins, Sparkle Appeal, Serennu Children’s Centre, off Cwrt Camlas, High Cross Road, Rogerstone, NP10 9LY