Clinical Therapist

Job details
Posting date: 15 October 2019
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: 45,000
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 25 November 2019
Location: Croydon, CR0 1EA
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: L68-A-19-0030

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Clinical Therapists

£55,638 per annum (based on qualification and experience £45,585- £47,511 pa with a market supplement up to £8,127pa).

About us:

It is an exciting time to join a new team in Croydon as a Clinical Therapist, delivering systemic practice interventions and guidance to our social workers and practitioners who are working directly with our Children, Young People and Families in Croydon. We have a practice framework which enables us to have a clear vision and orientation for practice.

Reporting to Nana Bonsu, our new Systemic Practice Service Lead, you will be creating and embedding systemic therapeutic services alongside your new Clinical Therapist team. Together with supporting the training of practitioners in systemic practice with an accredited training provider.

About you:

Appropriately qualified and registered in any of the following professional fields; family and systemic psychotherapy, psychology and other related fields; you will have experience of working with complex and vulnerable families demonstrating your therapeutic talents with both individuals and groups. It will be desirable if you are also a HCPC registered Social Worker, however this is not essential.

Your skills in undertaking assessments of therapeutic need will enable you to consult, advise and provide reflective supervision to social worker practitioners and managers.

Your ability to engage and develop effective professional relationships will enable you to deliver high quality systemic interventions. We have fantastic teaching opportunities where you will be co-delivering training for our accredited systemic training course!

We are keen to recruit clinical therapists who have a passion and drive to working with families that emphasises the importance of relationships. We want to ensure our children and young people are safe and remain at home where possible.

In return, we will offer you high quality support and development opportunities, specialist CPD and much more. Based on qualifications and experience, the remuneration package is up to £55,638 per annum. We are willing to consider applicants who are in their final year of their MSc training in family and systemic psychotherapy.

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Nana Bonsu, Systemic Practice Service Lead, Early Help and Children’s Social Care on 07732 072 434 for an informal discussion.

Please review the Job Description and details of the Benefits package (with market supplement) in the documents section of this advert.

Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role.

Croydon council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

The Successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Please visit the Croydon Council Jobs site to apply online.

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