Senior Specialist Clinical Psychologist | Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust
Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust
Maidstone, England, GB
6d ago
source : GOV.UK

We are looking for a professional with a doctorate in clinical / counselling psychology who is highly experienced at working with people with complex presentations.

The role will require highly specialist psychological treatment skills (such as a specialist therapy with a good evidence base for complex trauma, and / or specialist interventions for groups) EMDR and Trauma informed CBT training and experience in its application is essential with a minimum of 100 hours clinical practice in this field and the ability to work with the parent and the infant, demonstrating solid skills in infant development as well as adult mental health presentations.

Recruitment to this post is part of a significant expansion in workforce within the Mother and Infant Mental Health Services (MIMHS) to meet the growing need for specialist perinatal mental health services in Kent and Medway.

The post-holder will oversee the local service delivery and development of perinatal psychological therapies within MIMHS, with a focus on Trauma informed care’, which will bring exciting leadership and strategic opportunities working not only within KMPT but with partner agencies and providers.

The post-holder will be instrumental in the development of the Maternal Mental Health Clinics’ in collaboration with Maternity Services, addressing the needs of women who experience trauma and / or loss as a result of the maternity experience.

The post-holder will also provide management and supervisory structures to other Clinical Psychologists within the MIMHS team.

The post will be based in Maidstone, however the post holder must be wiling (and have the ability) to travel across Kent and Medway.

This advert closes on Wednesday 5 Aug 2020

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