Group Therapy Centre (Cambridge)
Joint Clinical Lead
23 hours per week – fixed term for 12 months (under review)
£45,753 pro-rata (NHS pay grade 8a) plus benefits
The Group Therapy Centre is a long-established, not-for-profit, psychological treatment service, and is unique in providing both short and long-term group therapy, low-cost and free where necessary. We treat a wide variety of conditions ranging from Depression and Anxiety to more serious conditions such as Bipolar, Personality Disorder and developmental traumas.
We are seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic person to provide clinical leadership for our team of therapists, including group analysts, CBT therapists and psychotherapists.
Working with the Centre Director and other team members, the Clinical Lead will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of a safe, effective and quality service for our service users. This will include overseeing and conducting assessments and therapy groups along with other clinical team members and working with the Director and other core team members on the management of the service overall.
The post-holder reports to the Centre Director and will also contribute to the development of the Centre’s activities on matters of policy, advocacy and liaison with other organisations including the NHS which part-funds us.
We are looking for a qualified psychotherapist / Group Analyst who has a professional membership of a BACP, UKCP, BPC, or equivalent, and a minimum of four years post qualification clinical experience in groupwork and other psychological interventions.
The post is initially for a fixed period of 12 months due to the ill health of the current Clinical Lead. The fixed-term status of post will be under ongoing review. The Centre is undergoing an exciting programme of clinical and service development in response to impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and this role will play a key part in the future success of the organisation.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact the Centre Director, Andy Espey on 07900468812, or to apply please email a letter of application with your CV and two references to Andy.Espey@grouptherapycambridge.org.uk Closing date for applications 30th April 2021.