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Family Therapist

  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 71
  • Published: Wed 18/11/2020, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 18/12/2020, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 47830.5
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering

Grade 9 - £45,834- £49,827pa(plus: £9,000 Market Supplement)

We are looking to recruit 1 Family Therapists into an innovative, fast past service.  Start dates will be considered upon either successful checks for qualified Family Therapists.

  • We are seeking skilled, flexible, passionate and creative therapists, who want to enhance the opportunities offered to children, young people and their families who are facing complex challenges.
  • A major part of the role is to offer skilled and focused family therapy to a variety of children and their families/carers.
  • In addition to the direct family therapy, the role involves opportunities to offer case conversations with other professionals. 
  • There will be opportunity within the team to develop and provide systemic training to a variety of audiences and contexts on an ad hoc basis. 
  • The family therapist will bring with them experience and/or an understanding of the children and families social care system.
  • We are seeking skilled, flexible, passionate and creative therapists, who want to enhance the opportunities offered to children, young people and their families who are facing complex challenges. 
  • A major part of the role is to offer skilled and focused family therapy to a variety of children and their families/carers. 
  • In addition to the direct family therapy, the role involves opportunities to offer case conversations with other professionals.
  •  There will be opportunity within the team to develop and provide systemic training to a variety of audiences and contexts on an ad hoc basis.
  •  The family therapist will bring with them experience and/or an understanding of the children and families social care system.

About You

Havering is a teaching borough.

Havering is in the process of becoming a centre of excellence for systemic practice, social work, and innovative collaborative practice. We are focussed on becoming one of the most exciting, interesting and rewarding Boroughs in London to practice in.

You must hold a qualification in Family Therapy to (or equivalent) masters level and be registered, or eligible for registration, with the UKCP. You must also have a valid DBS.

Location: Our offices are centrally located in Romford Town centre, only 17 minutes from London Liverpool Street Station; Crossrail will be available from May 2017. Romford is in the hub of the Havering; our centralised bus system enables easy transports links across the entire borough.

We offer onsite subsidised car parking, easily accessible within the M25, A12, A406 and A127. A full time employee is entitled to 26 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays.    

Please contact Petra Schmidt (Head of Systemic and Clinical Practice) for an informal chat about this role on 07929823008 or email her on petra.schmidt@havering.gov.uk 

Closing Date 18th December 2020

Additional Information

The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.

The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right  to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes  anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

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  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 71
  • Published: Wed 18/11/2020, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 18/12/2020, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 47830.5
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering

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