Senior Clinician - Personality Disorders

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
£46,836 to £52,849 a year Per annum, inclusive of Outer London HCAS
Closing date
17 Apr 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 7
Full Time
Haringey Personality Disorder Pathway - Senior Clinician, Band 7 (OT/Social worker, psychologist, psychotherapist RMN) - Maternity cover

The successful applicant will have experience working with patients who have a diagnosis of Personality Disorder. They will have undertaken MBT and/or SCM training.

Holding a caseload of patients within the Pathway who are part of the MBT or SCM programme, the successful applicant will provide group MBT therapy and some individual MBT. They will also deliver Structured Clinical Management in a group or individually, as well as completing assessments and providing supervision to junior staff. There will be opportunities to develop both clinical and managerial roles within the post. The post holder will also undertake specialist personality disorder assessments jointly and independently.

Within the PD pathway there is an emphasis on team based, multi-disciplinary decision making. Supervision is provided individually and in groups. This lends itself to a supportive environment where risk management is shared in the process of treatment planning and delivery.

Main duties of the job

To provide a specialist service to clients in assessment & treatment within the Personality Disorder Pathway

To provide specialist Mentalisation Based Treatment (MBT) and SCM to individuals and groups in the Personality Disorder Pathway

Liaising with other professionals to contribute to the establishment of continuity of care across the Locality Teams and PD Pathway

Formulate and implement appropriate treatment plans and provide where appropriate Structured Clinical Management / Mentalisation-based therapy

Act as care coordinator to those patients working closely with the multi-disciplinary team in the Personality Disorder Pathway

About us

BEHMHT is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health (MH) and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.

BEH has a mature and supportive specialist personality disorder service which is part of the newly formed Complex Emotional Needs team, which offers psychologically informed community mental health care to clients with complex emotional needs such as personality disorders and PTSD.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification by clicking on the JD/PS attachment in the advert.

Person Specification EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS Essential
  • RMN/Occupational Therapy/Social work/Clinical or Counselling Psychology Doctorate.
  • MBT in a treatment setting.
  • Teaching/Mentorship Qualification.
  • Demonstrable experience at Band 6 or equivalent.
  • Evidence of ability to effectively manage a team.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work within multidisciplinary team autonomously.
  • The post holder must have the ability to understand and implement the Equal Opportunities Policy at a level appropriate to the job.
  • Ability to develop and use complex multi-media materials for presentations in public, professional and academic settings.

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