Clinical Psychologist / Counselling Psychologist / CBT Therapist

Band 8a

Main area
Psychological Medicine
Band 8a
Fixed term - 18 Months
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma, 99 Denmark Hill, London, SE5 8AZ
£46,897 - £54,983 p.a inc.
27/03/2018 23:59

The Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma is recruiting an experienced trauma specialist Clinical Psychologist/Counselling Psychologist/CBT therapist to assess and treat people that affected by the terrorist attacks that took place in London in 2017.

The post is for a commissioned ‘Outreach and Screen’ service to support individuals affected by the terrorist attacks that took place in; Westminster, London Bridge, Finsbury Park and Parsons Green.  The service is led by the Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma in SLAM and is collaborating with the Traumatic Stress Clinic at Camden and Islington.

The post holder will be responsible to carry out specialist assessments for people affected by the recent terrorist attacks. This includes those injured, bereaved, witnesses, first responders, children and young people..

The post holder will be required to offer trauma focussed CBT as well as other evidence base CBT models for anxiety disorders and depression. The majority of service users are adults but the service is also offered to young people and children. The post holder will need to see patients at the Centre for Anxiety Disorders and at the Traumatic Stress Clinic as well as in some cases in patient’s homes.  There is also a possibility that the service will be offered as part of an evening clinic.

The post holder will need to have knowledge of methods of service evaluation and experience in carrying out service evaluation. The post holder may be required to carry out teaching and training to disseminate best practice in this area.

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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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Dr Idit Albert, Clinical Lead - / 02032282425

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