Senior Clinical/Counselling Psychologist/Psychotherapist

Dartford, Greater London, England
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Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £52963.0 - 59360.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£52963.0 - 59360.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Other Qualified Professional
Posted
10 Jun 2024
Closes
24 Jun 2024

Job Description

Job overview
It's an exciting time to join us. KMPT has been rated Outstanding for Caring and Good overall in our most recent CQC inspection. KMPT is creating an environment for equal opportunities for all.
We are looking for a part-time enthusiastic and committed senior clinical/counselling psychologist or psychotherapist to perform at a band 8a, to join our well-established and dynamic service in adult mental health for people who live in Dartford, Gravesend, and Swanley, in Kent. Working 33.75 hours a week.
The post holder will be based at Arndale House within a Psychological Therapies service which includes psychological clinicians of several disciplines and trainees. The DGS Secondary Care Psychological Therapies service is situated within the Swale Community Mental Health Together Plus team and we provide a comprehensive service to adults with complex and longstanding mental health conditions and emotional difficulties.

Main duties of the job
You will have the opportunity to be involved in providing assessment and treatment (individual and group), participating in multidisciplinary staff development and supervision, enhancing the provision of psychological therapies for adult mental health, service development and evaluation, and taking part in a monthly program of continuing professional development. As part of your role, you will have a role in supervising established interventions within the Transformation pathways delivering interventions to MHT and MHT+. Training and supervision will be available. Management experience is also available for interested candidates with opportunities to develop leadership competencies and skills.

Working for our organisation
Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.
We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.
The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.
You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.
The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
The post holders will join a supportive and diverse psychological therapies service with 6 clinicians from clinical psychology, CBT psychotherapy, psychoanalytic psychotherapy, and trainees. We have strong links with the South Thames Clinical Psychology Training Centre in Tunbridge Wells, attached to Christ Church University in Canterbury and our service is in the process of offering an annual rotation of both first and third-year trainees on placement who join our service. These links also provide access to a wide variety of post-qualification training courses and events.
deliver an effective service you must be able to travel within the locality promptly. A car is not essential but desirable. Train and bus routes to and from Dartford are within walking distance.
We welcome you to contact us for additional information or an informal telephone conversation or visit. Please contact Dr. Paula Maggi, Consultant Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Lead for North Kent Secondary Care Psychological Therapies service at Apply.
The post holder must hold a full, valid, UK driving licence and have access to a car/vehicle to use for business purposes (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).

Person specification

Essential

Essential criteria
  • Achieved Grades
  • Years of Experience in Secondary Care
  • Experience of group work
  • Leadership Experience/Qualities
  • Competency in Service Development
  • Experience delivering interventions for SMI
  • Supervision skills
Desirable

Essential criteria
  • Experience of Teaching
  • Management skills
  • Team Player
Essential

Essential criteria
  • Achieved Grades
  • Years of Experience in Secondary Care
  • Experience delivering interventions for SMI
  • Leadership Experience/Qualities
  • Experience conducting group work
Desirable

Essential criteria
  • Team Player
  • Personable skills
  • Audit/Research Skills
  • Being able to work under pressure
KMPT Staff Benefits:
NHS pension scheme Your employer pays 20.6% 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 staffs 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 offers a face to face counselling service for any issues not just work related problems.
NHS discounts and shopping vouchers Staff can sign up for 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 programme's duration depends 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 include the require

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Job Details

Senior Clinical/Counselling Psychologist/Psychotherapist

Dartford, Greater London, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Pay
£52963.0 - 59360.0 Per year
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Hours
Full time
Posted
10 Jun 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
24 Jun 2024

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