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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/01/2020.

DBT Therapist

Job Reference: 334-SOU-2044468-GB-A

Employer:
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
Location:
London
Salary:
£44,347 - £50,549 pa inc

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust has a rich history, well-established community links and an international reputation. We deliver specialist services in the London boroughs of Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark, Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich.

We are committed to providing high quality and specialist care to our service users and we are recognised for the care and treatment we provide. The Care Quality Commission already rates our services as ‘good’.

Our Values

We take pride in providing specialist care to our service users, where our Trust values and our promise to be caring, kind, polite, prompt, honest, listen and do what I say I’m going to do, is at the heart of everything we do. When you join us, you’ll be part of something special.


Due to team expansion, Southwark Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) team is seeking a skilled, passionate, hardworking individual to contribute to the provision of DBT and DBT-informed interventions for individuals with emotion regulation difficulties. The Southwark DBT service currently sits under the umbrella of the Southwark Community Treatment Team for mood, anxiety and personality.

We are looking for someone with experience of working with individuals with Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder/Borderline Personality Disorder issues and associated difficulties, including emotion regulation. The person will need to be able to work on developing a formulation of an individual’s difficulties, solid CBT skills and risk assessment and risk management skills.

Regular supervision and weekly DBT consultation meetings will be offered as this is an essential part of the role.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced mental health practitioner, with a core profession, to develop their skills in this area to deliver individual therapy and group skills training sessions . Intensive DBT training can be provided.

Previous applicants in the last 6 months need not apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Caroline Plant on Caroline.Plant@slam.nhs.uk





The Trust is committed to providing services which embrace diversity and that promote equality of opportunity. We are a Disability Confident Employer, we welcome applicants from all sections of the community and people of all protected characteristics. We provide reasonable adjustments for candidates with a disability and are committed to treating people fairly with compassion, respect and dignity and in promoting equality and human rights. We aim to put this commitment into practice by:

  • Embedding our commitment to tackling inequality, eliminating discrimination and harassment; promoting equality of opportunity and fostering good relations in our everyday practice
  • Ensuring that all our services and all staff understand and support our commitment
  • We believe that people who use our services, their carers and our staff, should be treated with compassion, respect and dignity

Please note:

  • That all applications for this post will need to be made online
  • That you read and understand the Job Description and Personal Specification attached to the role. Your Statement in Support should reflect the requirements specified as your application will be judged against these criteria
  • That the closing date listed is a guide only and that the vacancy may close earlier should sufficient number of applicants have been received. We advise that you submit your application as early as possible
  • That once you have submitted your application you agree to your application being transferred to a 3rd party e-recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs
  • That should you not have heard from us within three weeks from the closing date your application has not successful
  • That priority consideration for applications may be given to at-risk NHS employees
  • That we are a smoke-free Trust
  • SLaM is a Stonewall Diversity Champion , Stonewall is the largest Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans (LGBT) rights charity in Europe’


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.


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



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