Systemic Psychotherapist (Clinical Specialist) - North East

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Kingston upon Thames
£41898 - £48489 per annum
25 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Salary Details: AfC Spinal point 45-48 49-52 (£41,898- £48,489)
Job Term: Permanent
Appointment Type: Full-time
Hours: 36
Location: Chessington
Directorate: Family and Youth Support
Service: Emotional Health Service

As Systemic Psychotherapist in Child Protection for Achieving for Children, you will be responsible for

  • Promoting the systemic model of work in the Strengthening Families Plus Team
  • Undertake specialist systemic assessments and therapy
  • Provide consultations to a wide range of staff

Working for Achieving for Children, you will have the opportunity to operate at the cutting edge of children's services delivery. We are an award-winning social enterprise created by Kingston and Richmond Councils, and responsible for delivering the entirety of both boroughs' children's services.

We have been up and running for three years, and in that time we have established a reputation as one of the leading children's services providers in the country. We are one of the Department for Education's eight 'Partners in Practice', tasked with leading improvement across the sector.

To be Systemic Psychotherapist in Strengthening Families Plus for AfC, you will be passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of children and young people as well as demonstrating the following points

  • Putting children and young people first
  • Qualified as both a Social Worker and Systemic Psychotherapist
  • Able to provide consultation and training to a range of professionals on mental health
  • Have substantial experience in working with complex and vulnerable families

In return, we will offer you high quality support and development opportunities, including Sings of Safety training, specialist CPD and much, much more .

How to find out more
If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Jo Steer, Head of Emotional Health Service, for an informal discussion.

Please apply by completing the online application and a supporting statement outlining how you meet the criteria as outlined on the role profile.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, candidates will be required to undertake a Criminal Record Check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

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