Due to internal promotion within the team, we are excited to be advertising for an enthusiastic 8a Clinical Psychologist/Family Therapist to join our growing CYP Community Eating Disorder Service.
We are an established team working with children and young people up to 18 who are experiencing significant eating difficulties, along with their families. As well as those presenting with anorexia and bulimia, we also have an established ARFID assessment and intervention pathway and a developing pathway for those whose eating difficulties are associated with emotion dysregulation, trauma and attachment insecurities.
You will be joining an established group of Clinical Psychologists and Family Therapists within the team as well as other professional colleagues including a Consultant Psychiatrist, Physical Health Nurses, Dieticians, Nurse Therapists and Occupational Therapists. A welcome award of £5000 is offered for this post, payable within the first 18 months of employment
Main duties of the job
You will hold a caseload and provide formulation-driven and evidence-based interventions, offered face-to-face and online and with individuals, families and groups depending on your expertise. You will contribute to MDT case discussions, provide input into care plans and offer supervision to colleagues both within your profession and across the MDT.
NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools.We also provide health services to various prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.
Job description Job responsibilities
For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the About You Section of the document.
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- Qualified CLinical psychologist/Family Therapist
- Evidence of at least 2 years clinical experience
- Evidence of CAMHS or CEDS experience
Professional development Essential
- Evidence of continued professional development
- Evidence of a passion for working with children, young people and families
- Evidence of wishing to develop
Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.