• Full Time
  • Dartford DA1
  • 52,963 - 59,360 £ / Year

Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust

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Pay

  • £52,963 – £59,360 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Location

Dartford DA1

Full job description

We are looking for a Senior Clinical/Counselling Psychologist or Psychotherapist to provide clinical supervision to our Mental Health Wellbeing Practitioners (MHWP) across Kent and Medway NHS Trust.

The post is a senior position and you will provide supervision within the role to trainees and other psychological practitioners; holding responsibilities for the on-going development of clinical practice and standards of care within the service.

There will also be opportunities to work individually with clients and also within a group context and you will receive excellent support from team members, who work within a range of therapeutic specialisms. There are training opportunities within the trust to develop in line with service needs.

To provide high quality clinical supervision to the Mental Health Wellbeing Practitioners (MHWP) across the trust.

To be responsible for the systematic provision of a range of evidence-based psychological interventions to working age adults with severe and enduring mental health difficulties

To undertake high quality direct (assessment and therapeutic) and indirect (consultative, advisory and evaluative) specialist psychology interventions within the service and taking substantial professional responsibility and exercising autonomous judgement in their professional practice.

To ensure the clinical effectiveness of own practice and of service functioning by undertaking research and development relevant to the service area

Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.

We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

We are currently looking for a band 8a Senior Psychological Therapist to provide high quality clinical supervision to all MHWP’s across KMPT.

For further details please see job description.

To apply for this job please visit www.kmpt.nhs.uk.