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Clinical Lead for Adult Services

Job Reference: J181-A-19-39747

Central Advertising - Social Enterprises
Adult Services
£40,000 - £45,000

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.


The Retreat York is seeking a talented Clinical Lead for its adult services. The role will involve taking responsibility for the development and clinical oversight of adult services, working with our Deputy Managers to ensure the delivery of services of excellence, which are statutorily and regulatory compliant and congruent with the values of The Retreat. You will be expected to carry your own therapy caseload and to provide clinical support and clinical leadership for a suitably skilled staff team.

We are looking for a professional with a relevant degree and postgraduate qualifications, including specialist training in one or more therapeutic models. Preference will be given to training or accreditation in one or more of the following:-

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Psychodynamic or Psychoanalytic models of therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
  • Compassion Focussed Therapy
  • Cognitive Analytic Therapy

We will expect you to have five or more years of post-qualification experience as a psychotherapist or clinical or counselling psychologist, being registered with the appropriate professional body. It will be important for you to have experience of developing effective therapeutic working alliances with complex clients and appropriate members of their system.  In addition, preference will be given to those with experience of taking responsibility for organisation & management/ professional leadership of services in a relevant service area.

We’re a growing team of highly skilled professionals who work with a clear values base in beautiful surroundings not far from the centre of York. Our vision is to deliver high quality, sustainable, renowned mental health services, alongside Autism and ADHD services, helping people to live well with themselves so that we all live better together. Come and work with us to help us achieve our vision.

The closing date for this role is Monday 1st July at 12 noon. Please ensure that your covering statement clearly explains why you think your skills and experience are well-suited to the job description provided.

Interviews will be some time during the week beginning 8th July 2019. We look forward to meeting you.


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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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