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Date Added: Fri 11/02/2022

Psychotherapist - Part Time

London, W5, UK
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Job Type: Part time

Salary: £33,000PA (FTE £55,000)

Are you an experienced Psychotherapist with a passion for delivering high quality care?

Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

With us, you’ll have the chance to progress your career as part of a dynamic, supportive team.

We need a Psychotherapist who’s passionate about helping people with a range of complex mental health needs to join our team at Cygnet Hospital Ealing on a part time, 3 days per week basis.

Maximising positive outcomes & recovery for our service users – it’s a challenging, satisfying vocation.

So if you care about making a difference – every day – we want to hear from you.

Cygnet Hospital Ealing:

Cygnet Hospital Ealing provides a welcoming, non-institutional environment, offering personalised treatment for service users with an eating disorder or personality disorder over two separate wards.

New Dawn Ward:

New Dawn Ward at Cygnet Hospital Ealing is a 9 bed specialist Tier 4 service, providing treatment, care and support for women with a personality disorder who are ready to engage in therapy.

Your Day-to-Day…

  • Work as a team Psychotherapist within a multidisciplinary team (MDT)
  • Carry out psychological assessments & provide therapy to individuals & groups
  • Collaboratively develop care plans with the MDT
  • Evaluate the service, contribute to its development & carry out clinical research
  • Disseminate outcomes via conference presentations and publications.

Job Purpose:

  • To provide a psychotherapeutic service to wards at Cygnet Ealing including assessment and formulation, therapeutic intervention, implementation and monitoring of outcomes
  • To offer a range of evidence based individual and group therapeutic interventions within the service
  • To provide reflective practice to staff so as to support service users from diverse backgrounds in building the life worth living by working to create a psychologically safe and trusting environment
  • To undertake service evaluation, audit and research as necessary
  • To contribute to service development through new, evidence-based initiatives
  • To work as an autonomous professional within (e.g. BPS/HCPC/BACP) guidelines and codes of conduct, and guided by principles and policies of the service, following and contributing to the development of service procedures.
  • To work within NICE guidelines

We are looking for someone who is...

  • Registered Psychotherapist – post graduate diploma level or equivalent
  • Preferably trained in DBT however not essential as training will be provided
  • Experience working in secure settings
  • Experience of 1:1 work with individuals with complex needs
  • Experience of carrying out risk assessments including the HCR-20
  • Experience of delivering group based interventions
  • Experience of MDT working
  • Knowledge of therapeutic approaches e.g. ACT, Schema, CFT, attachment, CBT
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Strong career progression opportunities into management roles
  • Monthly reflective practice, & support with CPD opportunities
  • Expert clinical supervision & peer support
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • “Cycle to work” scheme & employee discount saving.

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Ready to make a positive change?

Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below.

Join us!

In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

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