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This is an exciting opportunity to deliver a range of therapeutic interventions within a secondary care psychological therapies service. Intent on bringing innovative ideas into practice, this service is forward thinking and flexible in providing a good quality psychological therapy service to adults who experience severe and enduring mental health difficulties.
You would be part of a team of 6 psychological therapists in secondary care, with practitioners in counselling psychology, psychotherapy, CBT and art psychotherapy. You would be responsible for offering a range of high quality therapeutic interventions across the Ashford locality.
You will have plenty of scope and backing to develop your own practice, whilst providing a highly professional service to the community services. Consultation and teaching to staff in the multi-disciplinary team will be also an expectation.
The Secondary Care Psychological Therapy Services in Ashford are committed to providing support and excellent supervision and to developing their staff. In return for the right candidate, you can expect flexible working hours and solid administrative support.
The Services have good links with the Christchurch Canterbury University Doctoral Training Course in Clinical Psychology based at David Salomon's House to which it regularly provides clinical placements to clinical psychologists in training.
If you are applying as a counselling or clinical psychologist you will have a doctorate-level or equivalent BPS approved qualification in clinical or counselling psychology. If applying as a CBT psychotherapist you will need to be BABCP accredited. If applying as a psychotherapist you will need to be UKCP accredited.
Employment in this post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.
This post is subject to a six month probationary period for candidates external to the Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr. Benjamin Knudson, Consultant Psychologist, on Apply