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Highly Specialist Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist

Job Reference: 284-19-FTBJI-1616

Employer:
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Forward Thinking Birmingham
Location:
Birmingham Women's and Children Hospital
Salary:
£44,606 to £50,819 pa

If you are Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate there has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Ambitious and proud to provide world-class care everyone who works at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust team plays an important role in making our hospitals the incredible places they are. Our vision is to build a world leading team to deliver world class care.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving your application.


One 8A Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist post ( Full-Time, 10 sessions)

Exciting opportunities have arisen in the highly rated Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust. The psychotherapy team was commended for outstanding good practice in our recent CQC report. We are looking for psychotherapists who can build and shape our service as well as deliver excellent clinical care

 

All three posts are located in Forward Thinking Birmingham, our multidisciplinary community mental health service . This innovative service model is leading the way in the mental health field, providing specialist mental health care to children and young people aged 0-25 years, across the city of Birmingham through four community hubs and other locations. Service user involvement in the design and delivery of care is actively sought.

 

We are seeking to recruit dynamic and motivated child psychotherapists with full membership of the Association of Child Psychotherapists. Newly qualified child and adolescent psychotherapists and those approaching the end of training are welcome to apply. Birmingham and the West Midlands have good transport links and offer a vibrant and diverse environment to live and work.

 

Successful candidates will join busy and evolving multi-disciplinary teams. They will be able to demonstrate excellent clinical skills, specialist interests, flexibility in terms of how and where they provide treatment, capacity to work under pressure, and together with MDT colleagues manage young people who present with high levels of complexity and risk.

 

For the Band 8A post you will need to demonstrate highly developed clinical skills across a range of complex co-morbid presentations, excellent case management skills and an enthusiasm for passing on your knowledge to psychotherapy trainees following an ACP approved training, through supervision and co-working. We have strong links with the local training school, BTPP.

 

 

You will be joining a friendly, outward facing and creative psychotherapy team, strongly rooted in our clinical tradition while also developing new ways to contribute to the service. With appropriate support, you’ll develop skills working psychoanalytically with young adults (18-25) as well as children under five. Our specialist consultations to the MDT across a range of clinical pathways are highly valued by colleagues. We also have a research project underway in partnership with a local university. In return we offer excellent supervision, career development opportunities and in service training.

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist 0121 753 0413. Helen can also be contacted by email : hrandall1@nhs.net

 

For further information and informal discussion please contact Helen Randall, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist or Jeremy Gunson Principal Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist on 0121 333 8342 or Kevin Booth




Please ensure that you read and understand the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against.

We would encourage all applicants to apply early as this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date once we receive sufficient applications. We do not accept cv’s (with the exception of consultant posts). Please be aware that any false information on your application form can lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment, disciplinary action and/or a criminal conviction

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.

As this post involves a regulated activity you will be required to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and the disclosure, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.

*Please read additional documents attcahed relating to probation period and Brexit*


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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