(Senior) Psychotherapist or Psychologist

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 (including complex 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.

To apply for this position, please complete the application form, clearly setting out why you feel you would be suitable for this position.
Closing date: Friday 14 August 2020
Interviews: week commencing 24 August 2020

Start date: September 2020 onwards

Remuneration: £30,000 – £45,000 dependent on experience and expertise

Contact: cadlam@theretreatyork.org.uk

Apply: https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/916115007

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