Principal Psychotherapist\/Clinical or Counselling Psychologist

Maidstone, Kent, England
ME17 4BU
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £ 54.764 - 63.862 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 54.764 - 63.862 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
24 Nov 2021
Closes
24 Dec 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

1. Undertake high quality clinical assessment and formulation.

2. Planning clinical care and interventions in collaboration with the service user

3. Delivery of group psychotherapy

4. Risk management, incorporating positive risk taking as appropriate

5. Delivery of therapy groups within the TC

6. Consultation and liaison with CRHT, CMHT and secondary care psychology services

7. Maintaining accurate, contemporaneous clinical records

8. Writing comprehensive clinical reports.

9. Mentoring students/trainees and line managing staff as required

Please see job description for full details.



Person specificationQualificationsEssential criteria

  • •Post-graduate doctorate in clinical/counselling psychology (or its equivalent) OR \uf0a7Specialist post graduate training to Masters Level or equivalent in psychodynamic/psychoanalytic psychotherapy or Group Analysis
  • Professional registration with UKCP, BPC or BPS
  • Good honours degree
  • Relevant additional training for speciality e.g. PD/Group therapy etc

Desirable criteria
  • Clinical supervision qualification
  • MBT
  • Trauma focused therapy


ExperienceEssential criteria
  • Extensive experience in mental health psychotherapy
  • Experience of working in a range of mental health settings with a range of clinical needs
  • Significant clinical experience of the group work with adults with severe PD
  • Minimum 4 years post qualification clinical practice

Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working in a TC/Lived experience
  • Line management experience


Skills and knowledgeEssential criteria
  • Abilityt to plan and organise own workload effectively
  • Abilityt o anaylyse complex data from a range of sources and arrive at a clinically sound case formulation
  • Ability to work openly with colleagues to reflect on team dynamics and dynamics between staff and service users. Ability to receive feedback and observations from others in a constructive way.
  • Extensive understanding of PD and complex trauma
  • Good understanding of TC values, principles and culture
  • Ability to contain and work with organisational stress and ability to 'hold' the stress of others.


KMPT Staff Benefits:
NHS pension scheme

Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.

Please see Apply. Apply/Pensions.aspx for more details.
Annual leave for Agenda for Change

On appointment to NHS 27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service 29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service 33 days full time or pro rata if part time

Plus bank holidays that's up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off!

Medical staff have national Terms and Conditions.
Buying and selling of annual leave is also available as part of our flexible approach to staff benefits.
Recommend a friend campaign

If you already work for us you could refer a friend from outside of the Trust to any of the roles below and you can receive £1000 if they are successfully recruited; Nursing staff - RMN RGN RNLD - Band 5 and 6, Medical Doctors, Clinical Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals,
Flexible working

Covers job share, term time working, flexible shifts etc. Just ask and we will try to help.
Statutory and occupational maternity, paternity or adoption leave

Dependant on length of NHS service
Other paid/unpaid leave

This can be for Jury Service, Reserved Armed Forces, etc. This is paid outside of annual leave.

Non paid leave for career breaks
Staff Support

KMPT offer a face to face counselling service for any issues not just work related problems.
NHS discounts and shopping vouchers

Staff can sign up to Red Guava, PS discounts and Health Service Discounts to receive a variety of discounts in travel, fashion, technology, mobile phone contracts, food and drink, days out etc.
Learning and Development opportunities

In addition to the mandatory subjects there are a number of leadership, management and staff topic areas, including coaching and mentoring.

Induction.
KMPT is committed to supporting all new staff and this includes a comprehensive Induction programme. The duration of the programme is dependent on role and can be from 2 days to 4 weeks (not always consecutive days).
The Induction programme will provide an excellent opportunity for new staff to meet and engage with KMPT's subject specialists and will inclu

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Job Details

Principal Psychotherapist\/Clinical or Counselling Psychologist

Maidstone, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Pay
£ 54.764 - 63.862 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
24 Nov 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
24 Dec 2021

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