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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/05/2021.

8a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

Job Reference: 367-CAMHS-4154-E

Employer:
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
CAMHS
Location:
Hoddesdon Health Centre, High Street, Hoddesdon, EN11 8BE, Hoddesdon
Salary:
£45,753 - £51,668 Per annum

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire which you can find in the 'Further Links' section of this advert. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form (If you are experiencing problems please call 01707 253878).

The Role


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist to join the HPFT CAMHS East team.

HPFT is at the forefront of providing integrated health and social care. The Trust is one of only a handful of mental health trusts in the country to receive a CQC rating of 'OUTSTANDING'.

You will be based in a multi-disciplinary community CAMHS team covering the East quadrant of the county and have the opportunity to work alongside other psychotherapists, psychologists, social workers, nursing and psychiatry. You will have ACP registration. You will provide a highly specialist child and adolescent psychotherapy service within the context of the principles of CAPA (The Choice and Partnership Approach) and CYP-IAPT, providing both Core work and Specific/Specialist work including contributing to provision of a specific model of evidence-based therapeutic intervention across the CAMHS clinics (for example Specialist provision of Systemic Therapy, Child Psychotherapy, CBT, IPT). You will also provide supervision to junior and pre-qualified clinicians in the service.

Services for young people in the Trust also include:

Children Looked After Team

Eating Disorders Team

Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team

DBT team

Forensic Adolescent Practitioner service

Adolescent inpatient unit

Home Treatment Team

We have strong links with Children’s Social Care in Hertfordshire, Education services in Hertfordshire, and other Hertfordshire children’s health services, including teams providing Tier 2 CAMHS.

HPFT has been rated by the CQC as an Outstanding Trust (2019) and Specialist CAMHS has consistently been at the forefront of national developments in child and adolescent mental health, including CYP-IAPT and Mental Health Support Teams in schools.

‘The successful candidate will liaise closely with the 8A Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist who is based in Rosanne House, Welwyn Garden City. You will do some joint work in the form of presenting at CPD slots, and providing consultation/case discussion to the team on a regular basis. You will have the opportunity to develop supervision skills by providing some case supervision to a Trainee Child Psychotherapist. There will be opportunities to develop the role further in the context of the service needs.’

The Trust is committed to helping staff balance work and home life and welcomes applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements.

**Please note should sufficient applications be received HPFT reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time, we always encourage all interested applicants to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment**

Flexible hours will be considered.

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Teresa Pacchiega – Family and Systemic Psychotherapist or Brian McGilligan - CAMHS East Manager on 01707 364 001




About us

Work for an NHS trust that’s been rated as 'OUTSTANDING' by the CQC. Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is a successful provider of mental health and learning disability services with ambitions to be the leading provider in the country. We are already delivering services as far afield as Norfolk and North Essex as well as for the population of Hertfordshire. We are a Values Based organisation and our aim is to ensure that we deliver an experience that is consistently welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional, because these are the Values that our service users, carers and staff told us meant the most to them. We are currently embarking on a major transformation programme that will change the way that we deliver our services. We are also delighted to be named in the top 100 list of the best places to work in the health service in 2014, which is due to the national staff survey results as well as our range of engagement activities, the diversity of our staff, support for employees with a disability or those who have suffered mental ill health themselves, and our training and development programmes.

Additional Information

HPFT is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and in order to reflect the diversity of its population, positively encourages applications from all areas of the community. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications from all sections of the community including users of mental health services.

The Trust is committed to helping staff balance work and home life and welcomes applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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