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Psychotherapist/Psychologist

Employer
Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£53,703 to £59,796 a year pa inc
Closing date
1 Feb 2023

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Profession
Psychologist
Service
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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This post is based in the Early Intervention Team, Greenwich CAMHS. The team provides a range of services including training. consultation, consultation supervision and brief focused clinical interventions. In addition to these services the post holder will have a specific role within the team to lead on the development of a parenting strategy to facilitate early intervention parenting interventions across Greenwich. This relates to the dissemination of evidenced based practices as part of Children and Young People Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (CYP-IAPT).

Part of the role will be to supervise both CAMHS professionals, and those professionals from the wider Children's Directorate undertaking CYP-lAPT parenting training and part will be to co-ordinate, organise and Supervise groups for parents of young people with challenging behaviours (Nori-violent Resistance) both across the service and within the community, in partnership with managers and the relevant head of discipline.

More generally the role is to provide highly specialist assessment and therapy to families with children and adolescents who are referred to CAMHS (Tier 2). To provide specialist advice and consultation regarding diagnoses and treatment to CAMHS colleagues, external agencies, working autonomously within professional guidelines and within a multi-disciplinary team, contributing to overall service delivery as required.

Main duties of the job

Clinical:
  • To provide highly specialist assessments of clients referred to the team based upon the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of complex data from a variety of sources including, self-report measures, rating scales, direct and indirect structured observations and semi-structured interviews with clients, family members and others involved in the client's care.
  • To formulate and implement plans for the formal therapeutic treatment and/or management of a client's mental health problems, based upon an appropriate conceptual framework of the client's problems, and employing methods based upon evidence of efficacy, across the full range of care settings.
  • To be responsible for implementing a range of therapeutic interventions for individuals, carers, families and groups, within and across teams employed individually and in synthesis, adjusting and refining psychological formulations drawing upon different explanatory models and maintaining a number of provisional hypotheses.
  • To evaluate and make decisions about treatment options taking into account both theoretical and therapeutic models and highly complex factors concerning historical and developmental processes that have shaped the individual, family or group.
  • To exercise autonomous professional responsibility for the assessment, treatment and discharge of clients whose problems are managed by psychologically based standard care plans.


  • About us

    Oxleas offers a wide range of NHS healthcare services to people living in South East London and Kent and to people in prison. Our services include community health care such as district nursing and speech and language therapy, care for people with learning disabilities and mental health care such as psychiatry, nursing and therapies. Our multidisciplinary teams look after people of all ages and we work in close partnership with other parts of the NHS, local councils and the voluntary sector and through our new provider collaboratives. Our 4,000 members of staff work in many different settings including hospitals, clinics, prisons, children's centres, schools and people's homes. We have over 125 sites in a variety of locations across the London Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley Greenwich and into Kent and manage hospital sites including Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup and Memorial Hospital in Woolwich as well as the Bracton Centre, our medium secure unit for people with mental health needs. We are one of the largest providers of prison health services providing healthcare to prisoners across Kent and South London. We are proud of the care we provide and our people

    Our purpose is to improve lives by providing the best possible care to our patients and their families. This is strengthened by our new values:
    • We're Kind
    • We're Fair
    • We Listen
    • We Care


    Job description Job responsibilities

    Clinical:
  • To provide highly specialist assessments of clients referred to the team based upon the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of complex data from a variety of sources including, self-report measures, rating scales, direct and indirect structured observations and semi-structured interviews with clients, family members and others involved in the client's care.
  • To formulate and implement plans for the formal therapeutic treatment and/or management of a client's mental health problems, based upon an appropriate conceptual framework of the client's problems, and employing methods based upon evidence of efficacy, across the full range of care settings.
  • to be responsible for implementing a range of therapeutic interventions for individuals, carers, families and groups, within and across teams employed individually and in synthesis, adjusting and refining psychological formulations drawing upon different explanatory models and maintaining a number of provisional
  • To evaluate and make decisions about treatment options taking into account both theoretical and therapeutic models and highly complex factors concerning historical and developmental processes that have shaped the individual, family or
  • To exercise autonomous professional responsibility for the assessment, treatment and discharge of clients whose problems are managed by psychologically based standard care


  • Person Specification Qualification Essential
    • Highly Specialist Systemic Psychotherapist/, Clinical Psychologist/ Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist
    • Years of experience
    Desirable
    • Skills/Abilities/Knowledge
    • Qualification
    Experience Essential
    • Years of experience


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    277-4680037-CYP
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