Clinical/Counselling Psychologist or Psychotherapist

Kentchurch, Hereford, County of Herefordshire, England
Pay
N/A
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
8 Nov 2019
Closes
8 Dec 2019

Job Description

It's an exciting time to join us: KMPT has been rated Outstanding for Caring and Good overall in our most recent CQC inspection in January 2019!

We are seeking to recruit a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist or Psychotherapist to work as a member of the Secondary Care Psychological Therapies Service (SCPTS), based in Arndale House, Dartford.

The Service delivers psychological therapies Kent wide. We are a professional, enthusiastic Team comprising Clinical, Counselling, Assistant and Trainee Psychologists; Psychotherapists and a Highly Specialist Counsellor. We provide assessment, consultation and psychological therapy for adults with complex and enduring mental health difficulties under the Community and Recovery Care Group. The Team offers a range of very high quality therapeutic interventions and the post holder will be a member of a Team that delivers both individual and group work.

The Team is looking for a self-motivated, energetic and engaged therapist, who will contribute to the delivery of individual and group based programmes with us. The Team is currently expanding its provision of group therapy and a Group Therapy qualification or training in Mentalisation Base Therapy (MBT) would be an advantage. The Team works collaboratively with the locality Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) and there will be development opportunities to help support psychological practice within the community team through consultation and supervision. The post-holder will receive regular supervision and ongoing support in addition to annual appraisal and development review.

This is a demanding role and the post holder will need to have solid and confirmed experience of working within Secondary Care services.

The service is committed to implementing NICE Guidelines and ensuring evidence-based practice is observed. All Team practitioners are committed to continued Service audit and integrating patient reported outcome measures into their practice. The post holder should have experience of using psychometric assessment tools, including evaluating group based outcomes.

Applicants must hold current registration (i.e. HCPC, UKCP, BPC or BABCP).

This post is subject to a six month probationary period for candidates external to the Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust.

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 NHS27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service33 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 varietyof 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 include the essential training required.
The programme may involve some travel to the various training venues across Kent and Medway, the main ones being Canterbury, Maidston

Ref: 380RM319A

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