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Family Therapist

Job Reference: 425-A-19-31104

Employer:
Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Paediatric Psychology
Location:
Sheffield
Salary:
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum pro rata

We are seeking to recruit a qualified Family Therapist to contribute to the General Paediatric, Gastroenterology and Chronic Pain Clinical Psychology Services.

The person appointed will provide assessment and treatment to children and their families, as well as advice and consultation to professional colleagues. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, newly qualified or person about to qualify.

We are looking for a candidate with some specialist interest in health, and experience in working with children and families. You will work alongside another Family Therapist and Clinical Psychology colleagues within all of these specialties. There will be the opportunity to work within a family therapy clinic, as part of a reflecting team, to support systemic practice within the wider team. Well established support and supervision will be provided, and further continuing professional development is actively encouraged and supported. There are currently good prospects for further expansion of the Paediatric Clinical Psychology Department. You will be supported by a substantial professional group of over 40 Systemic Family Therapists, Clinical Child Psychologists and Child Psychotherapists working within the hospital and community context.

This vacancy is for a permanent 0.5wte Family Therapist. There is a possibility that an additional 0.5 wte temporary post for one year, may be available.




All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£49). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.


Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.


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.


UK Registration

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



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