Behavioural Family Therapist or Trainee BFT
The closing date is 01 October 2023
BEHAVIOURAL FAMILY THERAPIST / TRAINEE
Qualified BFT or suitable skilled, motivated and enthusiastic trainee
We are looking for suitably qualified and skilled candidates who have experience working as a BFT and are now looking to expand their knowledge and expertise in a very highly skilled, multi provider At Risk Mental States (ARMS) service in Essex.
Alternatively, you may be someone with similar requisite skills in an allied setting but would relish the challenges presented in a trainee post which would guide you through training to become a qualified BFT .
Either way, you would be joining a highly professional team who are dedicated to providing the best possible service to our communities whilst supporting positive staff wellbeing and ongoing career development.
Main duties of the job
The key role of the post is to provide effective brief family interventions and carer education (assessment, delivery & evaluation) to families/carers of service users open to the ARMS service according to the code of practice and performance standards as required.
- The post-holder will work within the At Risk Mental State (ARMS) service providing Brief Behavioural Family Therapy (BFT) interventions and carer education using a range of evidence-based group and individual interventions to families and carers of clients.
- Working with people with different cultural backgrounds and ages and should be committed to equal opportunities.
- The post holder will work as part of the ARMS multi-disciplinary team contributing to assessments and reviews of service users and their families/ carers
- You will be responsible for working collaboratively with other Trust services to provide seamless care for service users and carers on defined care-pathways
- The post-holder is responsible for working in partnership with agencies external to the Trust supporting service users and carers to access services in the independent and non-statutory sector.
Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust Inclusion service offers psychological and drug & alcohol services, in the community, and in prisons, and has contracts across the country.
As an organisation we serve a population of 1.5 million and currently employ around 9000 members of staff.
We have a wide range of exciting opportunities for people looking to work in a truly integrated NHS organisation. By joining MPFT you will become part of a team who are empowered and supported to deliver care in a way which is consistent with our values:
- Putting people at the heart of what we do
- Empowering people to improve care and wellbeing
- Delivering better health, better care in partnership
- To assist in the assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating of family-focused evidence-based individual and group interventions
- To work in partnership with service users, carers, EiP team, wider health & social care services, community assets and statutory and voluntary sector services.
- To promote family/ carer understanding and support for service user recovery and to assist them in regaining and maintaining their place in the community.
- To provide co-produced carer education using a range of clinical, evidence-based self-management and health promotion interventions.
Previous experience working in EIP or similar setting depending on qualified or trainee.
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).