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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/06/2020.

Principal Adult Psychotherapist

Job Reference: 333-J-HA-0277

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Mental Health
Bentley House, London Harrow
£50,575 - £56,490 pa inc pro rata

CNWL (Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust) has almost 7,000 staff providing integrated healthcare to a third of London's population, Milton Keynes and areas beyond. We involve service users, carers, the public, staff and partner organisations in the way that we are run.

Our catchment area spans diverse communities, with over 100 first languages spoken. It contains areas of great affluence as well as areas of much deprivation. We are committed to providing services that meet the needs of the people who use them, and we actively encourage involvement from local people who can help make a difference. We’re proud of our diversity and we continue to undertake new initiatives to advance equality for LGBT+, BME and people with disabilities to promote good relations and understanding between our staff.

We are recognised locally, nationally and internationally for providing high quality, innovative healthcare. We aim to employ only the best people, and our experts are frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy, and many models of our care have been adapted for use in other countries.

We offer a generous relocation package (subject to eligibility assessment) and flexible working options, including bank assignments for most roles. See attached Staff Reward and Wellbeing Handbook detailing our benefits, discounts and wellbeing intiatives for staff.

Become part of our team. We care for you as much as you care for others.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and committed Principal Adult Psychotherapist for the CNWL Harrow Psychotherapy Service. This is a unique opportunity to be part of large multi-disciplinary team. You must have a proven track record of delivering high-quality therapy, a BPC or UKCP registration level training in psychodynamic/psychoanalytic psychotherapy/psychoanalysis, as well as professional training in a core mental health or social work discipline or equivalent. You will have expertise in specialist consultations and treatments for patients with complex mental health difficulties.

The Harrow Psychotherapy Service is a well-established Psychotherapy Service based at Bentley House in Harrow, providing individual psychotherapy and group psychotherapy to Harrow patients. The service has a small but dedicated and highly trained team of specialist psychotherapists in individual and group psychotherapy, also offering ongoing junior doctor training, specialist registrar training, several honorary psychotherapist placements and medical student teaching.

The service is based and operates within the newly formed Harrow Community Mental Health Hubs, being an integral part of Harrow Mental Health Services. We have very good working relationships with our Psychology and other multi-disciplinary colleagues. We also have excellent links within the CNWL Trust including Psychology, Psychotherapy and Medical Psychotherapy, including the Waterview Centre, as well as excellent external links with the Cassel Programmes.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr David McCrindle, Consultant Psychiatrist in Medical Psychotherapy, recommends that every interested applicant complete the NHS Jobs Application form. Please contact his Secretary, Mrs Renuka Shah, on 020 89017013, if you wish to discuss this post with him or Mr Dean Ramjeet, Harrow Community Services Manager.

CNWL NHS Foundation Trust are committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.

Due to the high response levels we receive for some vacancies, we may expire any of them prior to the advertised closing date and advise you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Our Agenda for Change employment contracts are subject to a contractual 13 week probationary period.

If you are offered a job, information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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