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Psychologist: Children and Young People's Services

The Retreat is seeking a talented Clinical or Counselling Psychologist who specialises in paediatric or child and adolescent mental health or neurodevelopment, to join a community-based assessment and therapy service. We would be particularly interested in a psychologist with experience in Autism assessment and diagnosis to join a well-established multidisciplinary Autism and ADHD Service.  

Job Description and Person Specification

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are interested in this role, how you meet the essential criteria and why you think you are a suitable candidate, making reference to the job description supplied, via the following link:      

Closing date: Wednesday 5th August 2020

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 10th August 2020

Sessional Therapists

The Retreat York provides community-based psychological therapy and assessment services. We are now recruiting psychotherapists and psychologists to work with us on a sessional basis to provide therapy and assessment within The Retreat’s multi-disciplinary team. We welcome applications from skilled and experienced self-employed therapists and psychologists, to work remotely with an agreed caseload of clients. We are particularly interested in applicants with specialist qualifications and experience in one or more of the following areas: Eating disorders, Trauma, EMDR, CBT, Psychodynamic/integrative therapy, CFT, Bereavement. Occasional visits to our main site in York may be required.

Pay rates range from £45-£56 per session, dependent upon experience, training and qualifications. Hours are negotiable and may include evenings and weekends.

The Retreat York are market leaders in our dynamic Mental Health brand, and we can offer you an excellent package of employment support, including IT packages and training. For further information and to discuss this flexible opportunity please contact our Service Manager Cat Adlam on01904 41255 or apply through NHS Jobs.

Psychotherapist / Psychologist

Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours). Part-time would be considered, though a minimum of 22.5 hours per week would be expected.
Contract: Permanent
Start date: As soon as possible
Salary scale: £30,000 - £45,000 dependent on experience
Registration required: HCPC or BABCP or BACP or BCP or UKCP and IGA.

The Retreat is seeking talented, experienced and dedicated Psychologists or Psychotherapists to help us to ensure the delivery of mental health services of excellence, which are statutorily and regulatory compliant and congruent with the values of The Retreat. Our vision is to deliver high quality, sustainable, renowned mental health services, alongside Autism and ADHD services, helping people to live well with themselves so that we all live better together.

You will be working in our Adult Psychological Therapies service, which offers community-based psychological assessment and therapy services for adults. We will expect you to be registered with the appropriate professional body and to be able to evidence ongoing CPD. For our Senior Psychologist / Psychotherapist role we will expect you to have 5 years post qualification experience, and specialist qualification and experience in one or more of the following areas;

  • Trauma (includingcomplex and single incident) and trauma processing; EMDR
  • Eating Disorders
  • Bereavement
  • Legal and Court Witness work (Bond Solon)

It will be important for you to have experience of developing effective therapeutic working alliances with complex clients and appropriate members of their system. We are currently focused on recruiting people to our adult service, but would welcome discussions with professionals experienced in working with children and young people.

Our service enjoys good links with local universities (York St John’s as well as University of York), with ongoing opportunities for research collaborations and supporting placement trainees.

Apply via NHS Jobs:

Closing date: Friday 14th August 2020
Interviews: Week commencing 24th August 2020

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