Registered Forensic Psychologists

Job Title: Registered Forensic Psychologists
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wales
Salary: £33,873 - £40,649
Job Published: May 10, 2017 16:55

Job Description

Preventing victims by changing lives

HMPPS in Wales works in an integrated way to keep communities in Wales safer and to give the men and women we work with the opportunity to change their lives. We commission and provide offender management services in the community and in custody to deliver the orders of the courts and support rehabilitation. Our aim is to deliver outstanding, seamless offender management services in Wales that protect the public, reduce reoffending, deliver value for money and support our partners.

The Welsh Language Scheme 

Welsh Language skills for this post are desirable.

NOMS yng Nghymru: Datganiad i ddenu Ymgeiswyr i wneud cais am Swydd Wag Atal pobl rhag dod yn ddioddefwyr trwy newid bywydau

Mae NOMS yng Nghymru yn gweithio mewn ffordd integredig

i gadw cymunedau yng Nghymru yn fwy diogel, a rhoi cyfle i’r dynion a’r merched hynny rydym yn gweithio â hwy i newid eu bywydau. Rydym yn comisiynu a darparu gwasanaethau rheoli troseddwyr yn y gymuned a’r carchar i weithredu gorchmynion y llysoedd a chefnogi adsefydlu. Ein nod yw darparu gwasanaethau rheoli troseddwyr ardderchog ac esmwyth yng Nghymru sy’n gwarchod y cyhoedd, lleihau aildroseddu, cynnig gwerth am arian a chefnogi ein partneriaid.

Y Cynllun Iaith Gymraeg

Mae sgiliau iaith Gymraeg yn ddymunol ar gyfer y swydd hon.


Forensic Psychological Services, HMPPS in Wales is seeking Band 7 Registered Psychologists to join our expanding team. Our Psychologists have the opportunity to work with a diverse offending population across Wales’ public sector prisons as well as in the National Probation Service settings in the community. We undertake complex risk assessments and interventions, develop and deliver training, oversee research and provide consultancy to a range of stakeholders, working closely with partners from Welsh Government, NHS, Police and Crime Commissioning, Youth Justice and academia. We provide opportunities for our staff to be involved in innovative projects, developing the scope and impact of our work and psychologists benefit from ongoing training and development opportunities.

This job holder will be able to provide designated support and supervision to trainee psychologists.

Essential Skills/ Qualifications/ Accreditation/ Registration

The job holder will be a Registered Practitioner Psychologist with the Health Professions Council and eligible to use a protected title such as Forensic. We welcome applications from HCPC Registered Forensic Psychologists as well as Registered psychologists from other disciplines with relevant forensic experience. They may also be a Chartered Psychologist and Full member of the appropriate division of the British Psychological Society (BPS) if the post requires it.

An ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence through the medium of English or (where specified in Wales) Welsh.

To find out more or apply for this vacancy please visit:, follow the link ‘Apply for a Job’ and search reference 8801.

Closing date for receipt of applications is: Friday 2nd June 2017 at 23:55pm