CURRENT VACANCIES Family therapist/Systematic Psychotherapist

Family therapist/Systematic Psychotherapist

Job Reference: VAC-10799_1512753687
Salary: Up to £55000 per annum
Salary per: Annum
Job Duration: Permanent
Job Start Date: 08/12/2017


This vacancy is based in a hospital which is a Tier 4 CAMHS hospital for young people aged 12 -18 years with a range of mental health disorders and includes the following units:
- PICU-Psychiatric intensive care unit
- General Adolescent service
- Eating Disorders service

As a Family therapist / Systemic Psychotherapist working in the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) your main duties will be:-

- To undertake specific therapeutic work with patients and their families in response to the clinical need, in a way which coheres with the overall treatment philosophy of the Unit
- Maintaining effective clinical records and casework notes in accordance with developing policy
- Providing evidence-based mental health and systemic psychotherapy services across the hospital
- Conducting systemic assessments, treatment and consultation to client systems including children, young people, their families, carers and professional networks
- Working as a member of the multidisciplinary team (MDT) participating in clinical team meetings and other departmental meetings as necessary
- Attending team meetings aimed at facilitating and enhancing team cooperation and performance
- Providing coaching, training, mentoring and management of junior staff and student placements
- Taking responsibility for own professional & personal development through the performance and development reviews and attending all relevant training
- Ensuring that that all relevant codes of practice and regulations (MHA1983 & Care Standards Act 2000, Children’s Act, Human Rights Act) are upheld


To be successful in this role, you will:

- Hold current UKPC registration
- Hold a Qualification as a Family/Systemic Therapist
- Have knowledge and understanding of adolescent development
- Have a person centred ethos, showing empathy and a desire to make a difference
- Have the ability to motivate, lead and supervise a team
- Be able to demonstrate initiative and creativity
- Be flexible and adaptable, well organised and able to manage time and workload effectively in line with the needs of the service
- Have a desire to expand your professional development and support organisational change
- Have a legal right to work in the UK

- A thorough induction programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
- Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
- Generous annual leave entitlement
- Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
- The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme
- Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay, (up to a maximum salary of £50k)
- 2 weeks paid paternity leave
- Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
- Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
- A range of staff discounts
- Opportunities for training and development
- Access to Myfamilycare services which provides support and information at critical life events including access to experts and emergency care services
- Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

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Each and every candidate we work with is different, and therefore we take the time to get to know you and explore the potential career options that suit you best to ensure that your transition into a new role is both a smooth, stress free and enjoyable experience.

Job Reference: VAC-10799_1512753687

Salary: Up to £55000 per annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Job Start Date: 08/12/2017

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