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Psychotherapist

Job Title: Psychotherapist

 

Location: Kent based with remote working and regional travel

 

Salary Range: £42,000 - £45,000

 

Job Role 

 

We have an existing opportunity for a Therapist to join our multidisciplinary team of Therapists, Supervising Social Workers (SSW), Managers and Educationalist.

 

You will provide psychoeducational therapeutic support to foster parents and the team to enhance their understanding of therapeutic work.

 

To be successful in this role you will need to be skilful in communicating with foster parents and staff to help them to continually develop and improve the quality and efficiency of therapeutic work that is needed. You need to have a good understanding of how to work with trauma, attachment difficulties, child development and loss. Knowledge of the social care system and looked after children would be an advantage.

 

By the Bridge with Cambian is an innovative, dynamic, independent fostering organisation providing high quality foster care and services to children and their foster families.

 

We aim to create an environment where all people feel valued and can grow, develop and achieve their goals. We work to ensure that By the Bridge with Cambian is an organisation, which thrives on the diversity of its staff, families and children, to ensure that we assist and care for those most vulnerable, and advocate with them, and on their behalf.

 

Essential:

 

Therapeutic qualification to (at least Diploma) level and BACP accredited. A degree in the field of psychotherapy would be preferable.

 

Registration with either UKCP, BACP or BAPT with experience of OFSTED regulations.

 

Demonstrate a good understanding of family systems (systemic) and/or therapeutic parenting.

 

Have the with ability to form healthy relationships internally and externally to the organisation.

 

Ability to produce consultation notes and work with therapeutic plans.

 

Able to organise own work and prioritise.

 

Committed to Continuing Professional Development

 

Multidisciplinary and multi-agency working experience

 

Be a strong team player, with excellent communication skills.

 

Have excellent communication, organisational and time management skills.

 

 

In return we offer:

 

  • Full support from a multidisciplinary team
  • Regular clinical supervision
  • Meetings and peer support
  • Developmental opportunities
  • Internal/external training on new initiatives

 

 

Note: Successful candidates will need to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. By The Bridge with Cambian is committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care.

 

 

All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

 

By The Bridge with Cambian is an equal opportunities employer.

 

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Jobs at By the Bridge with Cambian

By the Bridge with Cambian is an innovative, dynamic, independent fostering organisation providing high quality foster care and services to children and their foster families. 

 

We continually strives to achieve excellence for our children and young people, foster parents and staff. And every member of staff makes a valuable contribution towards improving the lives of children. 

 

People are at the heart of everything that By the Bridge with Cambian is about.  It is vital for our children, that our foster parents and staff are inspired and motivated by working for us. 

 

We aim to create an environment where people feel valued and can grow, develop and achieve their goals.  We work to ensure that By the Bridge with Cambian is a fun place to be, where people are treated fairly and rewarded well for the work that they do.

 

By the Bridge with Cambian is an equal opportunities employer

 

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