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Clinical Psychologist, Family Therapist or Child Psychotherapist

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
28 Jun 2024
The post-holder will provide clinical leadership and specialist treatment and assessment within their professional sphere of expertise in CYPMHS. They will be responsible for assessment, treatment and systematic outcome measurement and the extensive clinical supervision of junior clinicians throughout the CYPMHS team.

The post-holder will be a post-graduate qualified psychological practitioner (e.g. clinical psychologist, family therapist, child and adolescent psychotherapist) fully registered with the appropriate professional or regulatory body (e.g. HCPC, BACP, UKCP AFT).

Main duties of the job

They will ensure that a high quality, timely, accessible and evidence-based service is available to all service users who need it throughout the CYPMHS team.

The post-holder will establish and maintain excellent working relationships with wider mental health and wellbeing services and ensure adherence to evidence based treatments by all clinical staff across the CYPMHS team.

The post-holder will be directly involved in delivering and supervising a range of therapeutic interventions, which may include parent work, group work, school observations of children, short term CYPMHS input and specialist psychological treatments. They will be responsible for all specialist psychological assessments and treatments within their professional sphere of expertise within CYPMHS.

About us

COVID-19 Vaccination

We continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff and their families.

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 focusing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification when completing your application

Person Specification



  • Porofessional registration



  • Evidence of post graduate training



  • Experience working with young people

Employer details

Employer name

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust


Medway Young Persons Wellbeing Service

1 The Courtyard, Campus Way, Gillingham Business Park.



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