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Senior Systemic & Family Psychotherapist

Employer
North East London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Wood street
Salary
£50,952 to £57,349 a year Outer London HCAS rate
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Profession
Mental health, Counsellor / Psychotherapist
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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.

We are committed to the delivering thebest carefor our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

We are seeking a full-time Band 8a Senior Family Therapist to join our busy and dynamic (CAMHS) team in Waltham Forest on a permanent contract. We have a growing and supportive therapy team, and we are looking for a Family Therapist who is passionate about young people's mental health and wellbeing to join us in the delivery of high quality and effective CAMHS interventions.

Main duties of the job

This role requires a post-graduate qualified Family Therapist registered with the appropriate professional and regulatory bodies (AFT and UKCP) and have at least two years' experience in delivering family therapy in a CAMHS (or similar child and adolescent mental health) setting.

This post involves assessing and treating children and young people who present with a moderate to severe mental health difficulties in a community CAMHS setting. The successful candidate will work across the Emotional/ Neurodevelopmental, and behaviour pathways, leading and supervising the family therapy team and other multi-disciplinary team (MDT) members in the management of these cases.

The post holder will:
  • coordinate family therapy clinics and formal systemic consultations, as well as supporting MDT and multi-agency colleagues with systemic formulations to support their clinical practice.
  • receive regular clinical supervision and will be expected to attend and participate in MDT team meetings as well as CPA meetings of cases on their caseload. They will have a commitment to collaborative working and actively supporting and liaising with other health and social care professionals and partnership agencies as we promote a trauma informed model of practice within the service. CPD opportunities will be available.
  • be part of the CAMHS meeting, working with other senior clinicians in the team to develop the service and meet the changing needs of a diverse population.


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 of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

High Cost Area Supplement - Outer London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of �4,313 to a maximum of �5,436 p.a. pro rata for part time).

High Cost Area Supplement - Fringe

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of the basic salary (with a minimum of �1,192 to a maximum of �2,011 p.a. pro rata for part time).

Job description

Job responsibilities

This role requires a post-graduate qualified Family Therapist registered with the appropriate professional and regulatory bodies (AFT and UKCP) and have at least two years experience in delivering family therapy in a CAMHS (or similar child and adolescent mental health) setting.

This post involves assessing and treating children and young people who present with a moderate to severe mental health difficulties in a community CAMHS setting. The successful candidate will work across the Emotional/ Neurodevelopmental, and behaviour pathways, leading and supervising the family therapy team and other multi-disciplinary team (MDT) members in the management of these cases.

The post holder will:
  • coordinate family therapy clinics and formal systemic consultations, as well as supporting MDT and multi-agency colleagues with systemic formulations to support their clinical practice.
  • receive regular clinical supervision and will be expected to attend and participate in MDT team meetings as well as CPA meetings of cases on their caseload. They will have a commitment to collaborative working and actively supporting and liaising with other health and social care professionals and partnership agencies as we promote a trauma informed model of practice within the service. CPD opportunities will be available.
  • be part of the CAMHS meeting, working with other senior clinicians in the team to develop the service and meet the changing needs of a diverse population.


Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • Must have UKCP registeration
  • Must have studied at a Masters level for Systemic & Family Psychotherapy


Desirable

  • Minimum of 2 years post qualification experience


Desirable

Essential

  • Must have minimum of 2 years post qualification working with young children and family


Desirable

  • Interview/Application form
  • Application form/Interview


Must have passion for working with young people and their families

Essential

  • Must have minimum of 2 years post qualification working with young children and family


Employer details

Employer name

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust

Address

Wood street Health Centre

Lindford Rd

Wood street

E17 3LA

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