8a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist
Values Based Screener
At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire, which you can find below. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist to join the HPFT CAMHS East team.
HPFT is at the forefront of providing integrated health and social care. The Trust is one of only a handful of mental health trusts in the country to receive a CQC rating of 'OUTSTANDING'.
You will be based in a multi-disciplinary community CAMHS team covering the East quadrant of the county and have the opportunity to work alongside other psychotherapists, psychologists, social workers, nursing and psychiatry. You will have ACP registration. You will provide a highly specialist child and adolescent psychotherapy service within the context of the principles of CAPA (The Choice and Partnership Approach) and CYP-IAPT, providing both Core work and Specific/Specialist work including contributing to provision of a specific model of evidence-based therapeutic intervention across the CAMHS clinics (for example Specialist provision of Systemic Therapy, Child Psychotherapy, CBT, IPT). You will also provide supervision to junior and pre-qualified clinicians in the service.
Services for young people in the Trust also include:
Children Looked After Team
Eating Disorders Team
Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team
Forensic Adolescent Practitioner service
Adolescent inpatient unit
Home Treatment Team
We have strong links with Children’s Social Care in Hertfordshire, Education services in Hertfordshire, and other Hertfordshire children’s health services, including teams providing Tier 2 CAMHS.
HPFT has been rated by the CQC as an Outstanding Trust (2019) and Specialist CAMHS has consistently been at the forefront of national developments in child and adolescent mental health, including CYP-IAPT and Mental Health Support Teams in schools.
**Please note should sufficient applications be received HPFT reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time, we always encourage all interested applicants to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment**
Flexible hours will be considered.
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.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
Dr Emma Karwatzki – Consultant Lead Clinical Psychologist or Brian McGilligan - CAMHS East Manager on 01707 364 001