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Family and Systemic CYP IAPT practitioner

North East London NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year plus HCAS p.a pro rata
Closing date
9 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Are you are hoping to join a enthusiastic, skilled and driven community team look no further join the London Borough of Havering Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service.

The service operates a 9am-5pm Monday -Friday service from the main site in Romford, which is a short walk away from the new TFL Elizabeth Line. We provide access, assessment, treatment following recommended guidance to a growing population of 0-18-year-olds. We work as a fully integrated MDT working alongside and in collaboration with primary care, universal, targeted and specialised MH services, as well as our educational providers and local authority colleagues.

The London Borough of Havering CAMH service, is also working with the national collaborative and The RCPsych to positively focus and influence our service within the Quality Improvement framework.

This post would be suitable for a qualified CYP IAPT systemic practitioner who has completed core training with a strong interest in working with family's and their carers.

Main duties of the job

  • To be responsible for organising and prioritising own workload, in line with caseload needs.
  • To provide skilled evidenced based intervention/treatment within your scope of practice.
  • To show leadership skills across the MDT, sharing knowledge and skill from you own

  • profession, in adjacent to others.
  • You may need to deputise in the absence of a senior colleague and show the ability to prioritise and delegate appropriately.
  • To have organisational knowledge to work within the Trust protocols and procedures and adhere to them for example safeguarding children.
  • To ensure effective care planning and risk management for individuals and service level is adhered to.
  • To support the use of ROMS and other forms of Audit to inform clinical and service delivery.

  • About us

    Probationary Period

    This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

    Starting with NELFT

    NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction.

    High Cost Area Supplement - London

    This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of �3,898 to a maximum of �4,967).

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

    NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

    As an employee of NELFT, you will receive the following benefits:
    • Excellent working environments in a mix of state of the art and historic buildings
    • Agile working with outstanding ICT support
    • A long-standing and award-winning approach to Equality and Diversity with supportive networks for ethnic minority staff, staff with disabilities and LGBT staff
    • Staff Benefits including NHS Pension, childcare vouchers, a salary sacrifice car scheme, the MyTrustBenefits discount scheme, cycle scheme and Annual Leave Sale / Purchase scheme, trade union membership and a range of ambassadorial roles
    • A focus on staff health and wellbeing featuring subsidised gym membership, access to Mindfulness, walking groups and other wellbeing support.

    We have signed the skills pledge and are an accredited Improving Working Lives organisation. We are committed to staff development and offer opportunities which include a wide range of training options and an active Quality Improvement Programme

    Person Specification



    • Masters qualification in Family Therapy / Systemic Psychotherapy
    • Current registration with UKCP


    • Other relevant professional psychotherapy trainings and qualifications



    • Experience of working with children and families with mental health and behavioural issues in a CAMHS setting
    • Experience of working with children and families who have experienced trauma
    • Experience with complex family presentations, delivering skilled and creative systemic interventions
    • Experience of consulting with safeguarding professionals and involvement in making safeguarding referrals
    • Experience of working with families from different and marginalised communities


    • Experience of being responsible for a caseload and making decisions on treatment, care plans, and discharge
    • Experience of working with neurodevelopmental disorders and learning difficulties
    • Experience of undertaking generic CAMHS triage assessments
    • Experience of attending CP conferences and CIN meetings, and liaising with schools and social workers



    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively highly complex and sensitive matters to patients, which give rise to psychological distress
    • Highly developed ability to integrate complex clinical information into a coherent formulation / hypothesis
    • Ability to tolerate emotionally distressing solutions and presentations
    • Capacity to write clear records and observe policies, procedures and guidelines

    Employer details

    Employer name

    NELFT North East London Foundation Trust


    The Acorn Centre

    306 London Road


    RM7 9NH

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