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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/11/2020.

Group Psychotherapist

Job Reference: 325-A-20-106567

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£47,544 - £53,459 inc fringe HCAS

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified Group Psychotherapist to join our multi-disciplinary team at the Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust for 22.5 hours per week.

The post is suitable for a qualified Group Psychotherapist, registered with UKCP or BPC and involves the provision of supervision, consultation and support with running of groups by other colleagues, including honoraries and trainees as needed.

The post holder will also support the Mentalisation Based Therapy (MBT) Service in the Guildford Psychotherapy Department, be linked in with the personality disorder pathway and strategy of the Trust locally; provide teaching and training as needed and to be involved in Reflective Practice as required.

This is an excellent opportunity for a group analyst to develop their skills both in offering secondary care group analytic psychotherapy, supervision and consultation and in developing a special interest in MBT.

We welcome informal visits. Please contact us to discuss any aspect of the post.

Contact Name: Dr Scott Ferris

Email Address:

Telephone: 07770 971 815


Please note that all salaries shown are based on whole time of 37.5 hours per week for non-medical roles and 40 hours per week for medical roles, part time roles are pro-rated accordingly.

The Trust aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee is unfairly disadvantaged on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status/civil partnership, religion/belief or trade union status. The Trust is committed to the employment and career development of people from ethnic minority backgrounds and people with disabilities.

The Trust would encourage applications from people who have experience of using Mental Health & Learning Disability Services.

We reserve the right to close this post early should we be overwhelmed by applications. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please do not hesitate to contact us to make an offline application within the original timeframe.

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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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