Community Housing & Therapy
07 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Vacancy with Community Housing & Therapy (CHT): Community Psychologist/Psychotherapist Location: North East London (group supervision will be based in London) Hours: 24 - 40 hours per week (negotiable) Salary: GBP35,000 - GBP39,000 per annum (pro rata if less than 40 hrs) Benefits: 25 days' annual leave (pro rata if less than 40 hrs pw), pension, life assurance, an employee assistance programme. Community Psychologist/Psychotherapist CHT is a leading provider of Psychologically Informed Recovery Communities - 'where relationships are the treatment'. CHT works with people with mental health conditions including Personality Disorder, Psychosis, Substance Dependency, Forensic Histories and Complex Trauma to live more fulfilled lives. CHT is looking for an enthusiastic and committed Counselling Psychologist, Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist or Clinical Psychologist (must have additional training in psychodynamic psychotherapy) to join our dynamic team. About the role: As a Community Psychologist/Psychotherapist you will provide clinical direction to a residential community service based on the models of Psychologically Informed Environments and Therapeutic Communities, working closely with the Service Manager to lead, enable and develop a therapeutic environment, facilitating formal reflective practice sessions with the staff team, and providing one-to-one psychodynamic psychotherapy to the community members. About you: Being an Applied Psychologist with the Health Professions Council would be desirable, but what is essential is that you have experience of working with people experiencing mental health problems, including psychosis, emotional instability and volatility, addictions and anxiety, depression, self-harm, attachment disorders, suicidality and complex presentations within a psychodynamic/psychoanalytic framework. You will understand and be able to successfully implement the principles of reflective practice within a staff team and be able to present complex personal and psychological information in a clear and intelligible manner. You will have the resilience to work with clients in crisis and use relational skills to provide a calm and containing environment. You will be organised and able to communicate clearly around assessments, and support the team to create psychological formulations. You will be willing to develop in the role and engage with training and supervision, continually striving towards excellence. Closing date: Wednesday 14th March 2018 Interview date: TBC For a job description please contact Maria Miranda on the recruitment email address. Application by CV and covering letter explaining why you are applying for this role