Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist

This is a very exciting & rare opportunity to join the senior clinical team within the Adult Complex Needs Service at The Tavistock Centre.

Role: Psychoanalytic psychotherapist
Location: Tavistock Clinic Adult Complex Needs Service
Start date: As soon as possible
Deadline for applications: 17 May 2022
Salary: NHS Band 8a £54,223 – £60,316 pa pro rata

Role description:
We are advertising two Band 8a 0.7 WTE posts that are linked to our specialist psychotherapeutic provision. The post will contribute to our internationally renowned Psychotherapy service which has contracts spanning several CCG / STP areas and offers an increasing range of more contemporary / applied models alongside Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. There are specialist clinical teams within the department which you would have the opportunity to engage with. The department contributes significantly to the National Training Program for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy .which encompasses the M1 Interdisciplinary Psychoanalytical Psychotherapy training and the North Central London higher Medical Psychotherapy Training. The post holder would have clinical and educational supervisory responsibilities and contribute significantly to psychoanalytic psychotherapy for profoundly complex cases and supervisions to a wide range of trainees and honorary clinicians. This department has led on innovative development such as outreach into primary care, Trauma focussed work and the Tavistock Adult Depression Study and actively encourages your thinking on access, equity, delivery and resourcing of longer-term and innovative applications of psychoanalytic work.

Main duties of the job
The trust is seeking two Band 8a psychoanalytic Psychotherapists to join the Adult Complex Needs Service. These vacancies have arisen as a result of retirements. Both posts are based at the Tavistock Centre, working in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Service (PATH: Psychoanalytic Assessment and Treatment Hub and Fitzjohns Speciality) in Adult Complex Needs Service in Adult and Forensic Services.

The post holder will be providing assessments, reviews, psychoanalytic psychotherapy treatments both individually and in group, supervisions for trainees and honorary clinicians and helping the Clinical management team and the Service Manager run the service efficiently and effectively.

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