Family Therapist - Part time
Ref: CYG35969

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Sheffield, S2 3PX
£45,000pa (FTE £60,000)
Part Time
Closing date
Monday 20 May 2024

Are you an outstanding Systemic and Family Psychotherapist with a passion for delivering high quality care?

Cygnet Hospital Sheffield are looking for a Family Therapist  join our CAMHS service. 

You will be joining us on a part time, 30 hour per week basis.

Cygnet have been providing a national network of specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

With us, you’ll have the chance to progress your career as part of a dynamic, supportive team. 

We need a dedicated, compassionate Family Therapist with excellent clinical & people skills.

Maximising positive outcomes & recovery for our service users – it’s a challenging, satisfying vocation.

So if you care about making a difference – every day – we want to hear from you.

Cygnet Hospital Sheffield:

Cygnet Hospital Sheffield offers a low secure service for women and CAMHS services for male and female adolescents over three distinct wards.

Role Summary:

To provide high quality family therapist input to the CAMHS wards across Cygnet Hospital Sheffield.  This will include providing specialist family therapy assessment, formulation and therapy to service users and their families as well as being an active participant of ward teams, offering a key systemic perspective.  To work autonomously within professional guidelines and the overall framework of the Department’s policies and procedures. To be able to manage own caseload.  To utilise research skills for audit, policy and service development and research within the areas served by the Department.

Your Day-to-Day…

  • To conduct Systemic/family therapy assessments of service users (and their families) whilst they are admitted to a CAMHS ward within Cygnet Sheffield. 
  • To be able to effectively manage own caseload, and prioritise workload in discussion with line manager.
  •  To complete formulations based on these assessments which will then direct further family therapy intervention.  
  • To plan, implement and evaluate family therapy intervention.
  • To work in collaboration with the ward psychology team, as well as the rest of the MDT to ensure that formulations are shared across the care team
  •  To contribute to risk assessment and risk management processes in collaboration with other professionals.

We are looking for someone who is... 

  • Masters degree qualified in Family Therapy 
  • AFT & UKCP registered or equivalent 
  • Experienced in working with complex family dynamics & high levels of risk
  • Skilled in clinical governance, auditing & clinical supervision
  • Passionate about working with people with a range of complex mental health needs
  • Dynamic, enthusiastic, compassionate, professional & committed to working to a high standard.

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Strong career progression opportunities into management roles 
  • Monthly reflective practice, & support with CPD opportunities
  • Expert clinical supervision & peer support
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • “Cycle to work” scheme & employee discount saving.

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Ready to make a positive change? 

Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below.

Join us!

In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

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What next?
If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you.
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