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CAMHS Eating Disorder Family Therapist

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024
We are recruiting fora CAMHS Eating Disorder Family Therapistwho wishes to join our team. You should share our passion and drive to ensure that our patients receive quality and compassionate care.

We are looking for an experienced family therapist to work within the CAMHS team who has experience of working with children and young people with eating disorders. This is new role within the team and you will part of a MDT team made up of nurses, social workers, family therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists and support workers.

We are CQC rated good and are a expanding and innovative team.

If you are interested in this role please contact the CYP cluster lead - Cally Wareham on 01983 523602.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide evidenced based systemic family therapy to a range of CYP, under CAMHS with varying degrees of need.

The successful candidate will review and assess cases where a systemic family therapy intervention may be required. The post holder will be the lead clinician for allocated family therapy cases.

You will provide active and effective supervision to junior family therapy staff members. The post holder will receive clinical, managerial and caseload supervision, as part of their remit. The post holder will complete documentation to Trust standards.

To provide high quality systemic family therapy treatment, in conjunction with other professionals and work in partnership with other agencies to provide seamless, flexible services, which meets the systemic family focused service user and carer needs.

About us

Southern Health is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health and learning disabilities, as well as offering physical health community-based services.

With a workforce of more than 7000 and a footprint that spans more than 200 sites across Hampshire, we're wholeheartedly committed to providing the best possible healthcare, reaching a range of diverse communities, whilst placing patients and staff at the forefront of all our endeavours.

We are currently working closely with other NHS Trusts to integrate all our collective community, mental health, and learning disability services. Our new organisation, to be known as Hampshire and Isle of Wight NHS Foundation Trust, is set to launch in July 2024.

The transformation will happen in staggered stages Hampshire CAMHS, part of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust joined Southern Health in February 2024, with Isle of Wight NHS Trust mental health and community services transitioning in early May 2024. The final combination of Southern Health and Solent Trusts is anticipated to occur in July 2024, when the new organisation will be formed.

Our new Trust will continue to cater to the unique needs of different communities, making healthcare across the county more accessible, as well as offering staff more opportunities for career development, training and partnership working.

Join us as we embark on this exciting journey to shape the future of healthcare in Hampshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Person Specification



  • Post graduate qualification in appropriate mental health/social care profession.
  • Masters level qualification in Systemic Psychotherapy.
  • Eligibility for UKCP registration.
  • Registration as clinical supervisor.



  • Experience as a family therapist working within children's services.
  • The willingness to be flexible and work collaboratively with partner agencies to ensure the best therapeutic approach to children and families.

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Chantry House

Parkhurst Road


Isle of Wight

PO30 5TG

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