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Clinical or Counselling Psychologist / Psychological Therapist

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 a year pro rata inclusive of Outer London HCAS
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the Complex Anxiety Disorders and Depression pathway within the newly formed Enfield Integrated Core Teams. The CADD stream offers specialised therapy for complex presentations such as chronic and severe depression and anxiety disorders. Clients often present with trauma histories, personality disorder traits and may also have a dual diagnosis presentation. The Enfield Integrated Core Teams are comprised of several different care pathways (Psychosis, Personality Disorder, Complex PTSD, Complex Anxiety Disorders and Depression, 18-25 Service, Step & Thrive, Dual Diagnosis, Voluntary Services, etc). The development of the Integrated Core Teams is in response to the NHS 10-year plan to develop mental health services around the Primary Care Networks and provides new opportunities which include developing partnership working with the voluntary sector, working more closely with GP practices and developing more innovative, community based and holistic ways of working.

The CADD pathway offers a range of individual therapies including CBT, psychodynamic, third wave CBT and others. In addition to individual sessions, all clinicians are expected to co-facilitate our Moving Forward group within the pathway.

Note: Interviews will take place on 28th June. 2023. This vacancy may close early due to urgent need of the department.

Main duties of the job

The duties of the post holder will include:
  • Psychological assessments and psychological therapy for clients with complex emotional presentations in line with qualifications in the person specification.
  • Taking a central role within the CADD pathway, both supporting and developing the efficient running of the integrated treatment programme for CADD clients.
  • To work autonomously within professional guidelines and the overall framework of the team's policies and procedures.
  • Supervision and consultation on clients' psychological care to non-psychological therapist colleagues, assistant psychologists and to other staff in the team as appropriate.
  • To be involved in new service developments within the area served by the Integrated Core Teams.
  • Liaising with the voluntary sector, PCNs and other parts of the new transformation structure to offer specialist psychological consultation and input.

About us

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust provides local, regional and national award-winning healthcare services. We have more than 3.300 staff working out of 20 main sites serving a population of 1.2 million people. We provide community health services and mental health services for young people, adults and older people. Our North London Forensic Service treats and cares for people in the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We also provide one of the largest eating disorders services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services.

We are an organisation that is passionate about equality, diversity and inclusion one that prides itself in developing the leadership capabilities of its employees, looking after their health and wellbeing, creating safe spaces for staff to speak up and providing opportunities to mentor and be mentored. Our employees are the reason for delivering Good CQC ratings, excellent outcomes and outstanding patient experiences, so it is our aim to create a happy and healthy working environment where you can thrive and succeed.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification by clicking on the JD/PS attachment in the advert.

Person Specification



  • Doctoral level training or equivalent in Clinical or Counselling Psychology including two or more distinct psychological therapies and lifespan developmental psychology as accredited by the BPS or training in a particular therapy model (e.g. psychodynamic psychotherapy, CBT, CAT, DIT) ideally with a training in a core profession
  • Registration with HCPC, UKCP, BABCP or other relevant accreditation body.


  • Further training in a therapeutic model eg CBT, EMDR, CAT etc.



  • Experience of specialist psychological assessment and treatment of clients across the full range of care settings, including community and inpatient settings and experience of working with complex presentations


  • Experience of offering therapy with clients with complex presentations.



  • Skills in the use of complex methods of psychological assessment, intervention and management.
  • Well developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, complex, highly technical and/or clinically sensitive information to clients, their families, carers and other professional colleagues both within and outside the NHS.


  • Able to speak a second language eg Turkish speaking.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust


Chase Farm Hospital

127 The Ridgeway



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