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Behavioural Family Therapist

Job Reference: 301-LBG-22-150375

Inclusion Thurrock: Early Intervention in Psychosis
Thurrock, Essex
£27,055 - £32,934 plus fringe

Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT).

We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive services realising all the benefits a modern national NHS organisation can bring. To do this, we need a well trained and supported workforce and place significant investment in training and development opportunities. We have market-leading opportunities and terms and conditions.

We are proud to have dedicated, passionate and professional staff across our services. We employ a broad spectrum of roles to ensure we meet the needs of those we work with. This includes Doctors, Nurses, Therapists, Allied Health Professionals, Psycho-social Workers, Peer Mentors and Volunteers.

There has never been a better time to join Inclusion (and the Trust); take a look at our Benefits Leaflet to see what else we can offer you.

The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme ‘Step into Health’, supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS.

We are looking to recruit a Behavioural Family Therapist (BFT) to work in our Early Intervention in Psychosis (EiP) team. Full details of the role and requirements are contained in the attached job description and person specification.

We are seeking an individual that strives to innovate and want to make a real difference through the work they do. The job purpose is to assist in the assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating of family-focused evidence-based individual and group interventions (BFT and Carer-education specific to Early Intervention in Psychosis, as set out in EIP Standards, NICE 2016), 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. Full details of the role and requirements are contained in the attached job description and person specification.

We are ready to provide appropriate support and train appropriately qualified individuals in Behavioural Family Therapy so they can be effective in the role. Inclusion Thurrock have a great track record of providing high quality and relevant CPD opportunities for their staff.

The appointee will need to be able to communicate effectively with colleagues, service users and members of the public, respect individual rights to confidentiality, and complete tasks within given deadlines.

Informal enquiries are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Dr Richard Pione on 01375 898680.

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Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and operates a no smoking at work policy.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early.

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