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Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

Band 7

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Band 7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Hoddesdon Health Centre, 79 High Street Hoddesdon EN11 8BQ
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum
24/07/2019 23:59

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire, which you can find below. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form.

The HPFT CAMHS service has been at the forefront of national developments in CAMHS, including CAPA and CYP-IAPT, and Hertfordshire is both an i-Thrive accelerator and schools link pilot site. The HPFT CAMHS service includes four community based specialist child and adolescent mental health teams, a crisis assessment/treatment team (C-CATT), an Eating Disorder Team, an inpatient unit (Forest House),team and a Targeted Team for looked after or adopted children.  The service also has a Home Treatment Team and Dialectal Behaviour Therapy team.  We offer a range of psychological therapies across these teams.  We have close links with other agencies including the local universal CAMHS service providers, school link workers and children’s social services.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in HPFT CAMHS East (base negotiable) for an enthusiastic full-time Band 7 Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist. The successful candidate will have a keen interest in working collaboratively with children and their families and with partner agencies to promote positive outcomes for children and families in Hertfordshire. The successful candidate will have a role in offering core interventions as well as specialist psychotherapy interventions to children and adolescents and their families. They will working alongside more senior psychotherapists, both within the team and county wide, who are committed to supporting professional development. They would attend regular county wide psychotherapy meetings.

The successful candidate must be eligible (or become eligible within the next 3 months) for full membership of the Association of Child Psychotherapists. We welcome applications from people who are due to qualify in 2019.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Brian McGilligan, Manager or Xena Anderson, Child Psychotherapist on telephone number 01707 364 001