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Clinical Practitioner

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    Social Work

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  • Salary:

    Up to £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Anthony Scargill

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Akton Recruitment are looking for a Clinical Practitioner (Systemic Psychotherapist; Counselling / Clinical Psychologist) to work with the local authority in Barnet.
The purpose of your role will be to work alongside Social Care colleagues in the Duty and Assessment; Intervention and Planning; Children In Care; Adoption, Post Adoption and Leaving Care Teams - one or more teams which you will have a link with. To provide highly specialised clinical assessments and interventions, working as part of an integrated multi-disciplinary team delivering wrap-around services to children, young people and adolescents presenting with complex risk and vulnerabilities and their immediate families and wider support systems. Working alongside Social Care colleagues, drawing from expertise as a mental health professional, providing 1:1 therapy group and family work including consultation, clinical supervision and reflective practise as may be required.
Required experience:
- Ideally clinical/counselling psychologist or family therapist
- Experience of working with CYP
- Working alongside safeguarding teams to offer highly specialist clinical input to CYP/families (including assessments, psychological formulations, creating care plans, providing evidence-based psychological interventions)
- Support Social Care colleagues and other professionals in their delivery, including offer of consultations and group supervision

This is a full-time contract-based role, working Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:15, at a rate of £30 per hour. The initial contract for this role is 3 months with a view to extend. If you think this role is right for you, get in touch now!