Vacancy at Leicestershire Partnership Trust

Band 8B Principal Psychotherapist

 Job Reference: 313-A-17-48451-LP

 Employer: Leicestershire Partnership Trust   Department:   Psychotherapy Service

Location:  Leicester    Salary:  £47,092-£58,217

 We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and forward thinking psychotherapist, with excellent communication skills for this full time Principal Psychotherapist post in an established Psychotherapy Service that covers the population of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. 

The post is one of a team of 9.8 wte dynamic psychotherapists based at Gwendolen House Leicester. We are part of Specialist Psychological Therapies that also include a Therapy Service for People with a Personality Disorder (TSPPD) and a CBT service. 

Specialist Psychological Therapies sit within the Adult Mental Health Division of the Trust The post holder will carry a full clinical caseload seeing patients for individual, brief, group psychoanalytic psychotherapy and assessing new referrals. A major part of the role is the provision of individual once weekly psychotherapy. 

This is a post for an experienced psychotherapist with a core mental health profession who has a qualification in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and is on the UKCP register through the CPJA section as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist or on the BPC register.. Therefore only applicants who meet these requirements and who have experience of providing NHS psychotherapy should apply. 

We are also a training department offering training at intermediate and specialist levels. The post holder should be an experienced supervisor and tutor demonstrating the capacity to contribute new ideas to the department’s existing teaching activities, outreach work and consultations. We have strong ties with the NHS Departments of Psychotherapy in Derby and Nottingham, particularly in respect of training NHS psychotherapists. The specialist level training we collectively deliver is South Trent (ST), which is a psychoanalytic training registered by the Council for Psychoanalytic and Jungian Analysis (CPJA) within UKCP. 

Our Principal Psychotherapists are senior members of clinical staff able to work collaboratively with their colleagues within Specialist Psychological Therapies and more widely across the trust; taking on specific projects and delegated areas of management as well as deputising for the Head of Service when required. 

For an informal discussion please contact:- Catriona Walker, Consultant Adult Psychotherapist and Head of Service on Tel 0116 295 2323 or Catriona.walker@leicspart.nhs.uk. Shortlisted candidates will have the option of an informal visit.

This entry was posted by Council for Psychoanalysis and Jungian Analysis on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 at 7:35 am and is filed under Jobs.