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Staff Bank Parent-Infant Therapist

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £47,672 a year Pro rata, per annum
Closing date
8 Feb 2023

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We currently have a requirement offered via our Staff Bank for a registered Midwife, Health Visitor, Psychologist, Family Therapist or Psychotherapist to join the CAMHS service.

You will be based at Woodroyd Medical Centre but will also travel across the Bradford district. This requirement is needed ASAP and will be temporary for a period of 3 months however, extensions to this may be required.

You will work within a multi-disciplinary pathway delivering effective mental health care to mothers, fathers and their infants up to the baby's second birthday. And support the caseload management of families receiving enhanced care to support the early relationships between parents and their babies.

Main duties of the job

  • To work within a multi-disciplinary pathway delivering effective mental health care to mothers, fathers, carers and their infants from conception until a baby's second birthday
  • To support a caseload of individuals and families experiencing attachment, bonding, or parent-infant relationship issues across the Bradford District (due to service expansion)
  • To support the adherence to relevant national guidance and best practice on parent-infant relationships and Infant Mental Health

About us

This role is offered vis our Staff Bank and as such you will have access to the following benefits:
  • A comprehensive paid induction and training programme for your continuous development needs
  • Annual leave accrual based on the hours you work
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Access to a range of NHS Wellbeing@Work benefits and discounts as well as other staff discounts(See our website and click on 'working with us' for a full list of staff benefits)
  • Eligibility to join the NHS Pension Scheme
  • A great team environment and place to work

Job description Job responsibilities

For full details, essential and desirable criteria for this role please view the attached job description.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Post-graduate doctoral level training in clinical or counselling psychology, as accredited by the British Psychological Society. Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council
  • Good relevant honours degree, or recognized equivalent / Other related pre-training professional qualifications or equivalent / Doctorate Level 6 year ACP accredited training in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy which includes a minimum of 4 years' full time clinical training and one's own intensive analysis / Full member of Association of Child Psychotherapists(ACP)
  • Completed a Masters qualifying level training course accredited by AFT / Be registered or eligible to register with UKCP
  • RGN / RN Dip HE / Health Visiting Qualification and/or Community Specialist Practitioner in Public Health - Health Visiting (BSc.Hon)
  • Registered Midwife on NMC Register at band 6 or above
  • Leadership training and development
  • Previous experience of working with perinatal difficulties and parent infant work
  • Further post-graduate training and evidence of continued professional development
  • Relevant specialist clinical courses / training
Experience Essential
  • Experience working with parents / families
  • Experience and understanding of working within safeguarding procedures, guidelines and processes.
  • Experience of working to address health inequalities
  • Experience of working collaboratively with other professionals within the health economy and from other organisations
  • Experience of working with parent-infant relationships
  • Involvement in innovative clinical practice
  • Experience delivering therapeutic interventions to groups of clients
  • Clinical leadership experience

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