Family Therapist - Charlwood - Permanent

Maxxima have recently partnered with  one of the UK’s specialist provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions.

We are currently looking for an experienced Family Therapist, who can provide overall support for the clinical leadership of the service.

This post is based in Charlwood, which is easily accessible via public transport.
About the role:
As a Family Therapist, you will promote the health and independence of young people aged 12-18 who use our services by delivering high-quality systemic assessments, formulation, interventions, consultation and providing supervision and guidance to the multi-disciplinary team. 

What’s in it for you as a Family Therapist:

- The equivalent of 33 days annual leave (pro-rata) – plus your birthday off!
- Free meals and parking
- Wellbeing support and activities
- Career development and training
- Pension contribution
- Life Assurance
- Enhanced Maternity Package

Your main responsibilities as a Family Therapist:

- To provide a comprehensive, specialist family therapy service to young people, their families and support networks.
- Contribute to the development of understanding around systemic practice within the clinical setting, linking with MDT colleagues to promote joint working and collaboration. 
- To provide specialist mental health and psychological assessment and therapy (as appropriate to professional training) as well as offering advice and consultation on young person’s care to other members of the core team.
- Support and provide clinical supervision to other members of the team where appropriate, including in the event of a serious or significant incident.
- To offer training to staff and other professional colleagues around therapeutic skills, young adult mental health and related issues. 

What we are looking for in a Family Therapist:

- AFT Qualifying level course in Systemic Psychotherapy or equivalent at Masters/Doctoral level
- UKCP Registered
- Minimum 3 years’ experience working with children, young people, families and groups.
- Substantial experience of working as part of a multidisciplinary team
- Ability to prioritise case referrals, assessment and discharge effectively on an individual basis or within multidisciplinary team.
- Specialist expertise in particular areas e.g., eating disorders, child protection issues, attachment difficulties
- Experience in working with multiple types of family structure
- Group work experience
- At least two years’ experience of working in a mental health setting

 Next steps:
 If you are interested to hear more, either hit the APPLY NOW button or reach out to Lucy on 0117 471 5956 or

Please note: We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.

  • Start: 15/01/2024
  • Rate: £46000 per annum
  • Location: Charlwood,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Maxxima Group
  • Contact: Candidate Attraction
  • Tel: 020 7749 8282
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: BH-49594
  • Posted: 2024-01-15 15:36:17 -

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