Clinical / Counselling Psychologist (HCPC) or Senior CBT Therapist

London, Greater London, England
EC2V 8AF
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust £ 47154.0 - 52936.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 47154.0 - 52936.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
16 Jun 2022
Closes
15 Jul 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Clinical Responsibilities - Include managing the psychology waiting list and the psychology provision at one of the Havens' sites and to provide specialist psychological assessments, formulations and interventions for clients. Undertaking liaison psychology with The Havens and borough services and to provide culturally appropriate psychological interventions with carers or families of clients. To assess risk using standardised tools and write reports.

Administrative Responsibilities - To ensure the highest standards of clinical record keeping and report writing and contribute to the maintenance and update of Haven protocols and guidelines.

Management and supervision - To provide supervision for the psychological work of other multi-disciplinary staff as appropriate and supervise trainees.

Person specification

Education and Qualifications
Essential criteria
  • For Practitioner Psychologists Doctoral level training in clinical/counselling psychology (or its equivalent for those trained prior to 1996) as accredited by the HCPC/BPS, including specifically models of psychopathology, clinical psychometrics and neuropsychology, two or more distinct psychological therapies and lifespan developmental psychology.
  • For Senior CBT Therapist Minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in a relevant subject (e.g. psychology) and/or a registerable professional qualification in a relevant subject (e.g. medicine, psychology, social work) from a UK university or overseas professional qualification of an equivalent standard. Candidates without a degree, but with a minimum of three years professional experience in a CAMHS (or equivalent) setting together with a relevant professional qualification will also be considered.'
  • Postgraduate qualification in cognitive behaviour therapy.
  • Full Accreditation with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy.
  • Registration with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy.
  • Training in evidence-based assessment and intervention for trauma
  • Professionally registered as a Practitioner Psychologist with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) or with BABCP


Desirable criteria
  • Training in evidence-based risk assessment and management.
  • Training in evidence-based assessment and intervention for child sexual abuse and sexual exploitation
  • Training in childhood disorders which impact on communication (e.g. neurodevelopmental disorder, developmental disorders, learning disability, speech and language impairment or other communication difficulties


Knowledge and Experience
Essential criteria
  • Theoretical knowledge of psychopathology commonly found within children and adolescents who have experienced child sexual abuse/assault and exploitation, and the evidence base for treatment of such difficulties.
  • Knowledge of psychological assessment and clinical psychometrics, including that relevant for children and adolescents (across the age range) who have experienced child sexual abuse/assault and exploitation.
  • Knowledge of child development
  • Knowledge of legislation in relation to the client group and mental health issues, child and adult protection, and equalities.
  • Knowledge of factors affecting acceptability and accessibility of mental health care.
  • Specialist psychological knowledge relevant to working with: child sexual abuse / assault and or exploitation; trauma; and / or risk of harm.
  • Experience of receiving clinical supervision across a range of client needs
  • Experience of psychological assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with a range of psychological needs of a complex nature, both at an individual and system (e.g. with parents/carers, schools) level
  • Experience of working with children and adolescents whom have experienced child sexual abuse / assault / exploitation
  • Experience of completing clinical interviews with children and adolescents across the age range and with a range of psychological needs of a complex nature, including those who have experienced child sexual abuse / assault / exploitation.
  • Experience of risk assessment and management.
  • Consultation skills to work with the multi-professional team or other professional groups within own service, and other agencies (including the police and Children's Social Care).
  • Experience of providing specialist psychological assessment and intervention for trauma.
  • Experience that supports working with, and addressing issues of, diversity within local communities. This may have been gained through work, research, volunteering and / or lived experience


Desirable criteri

Ref: DH3250B

Job Details

Clinical / Counselling Psychologist (HCPC) or Senior CBT Therapist

London, Greater London, Englandd King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 47154.0 - 52936.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
16 Jun 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
15 Jul 2022

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