Adult Psychotherapist Required: Tavistock Centre, London


Job TitleAdult Psychotherapist in Adult Trauma Service, and Pain service

Site: Tavistock Centre

Town: London

Salary: £44,347 to £50,549 per annum (inc. HCAS) pro rata

Closing: 19/08/2019 23:59\

Grade: NHS AfC: Band 7

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 22.5 hours (6 sessions) per week

Job ref: 260-2004-KR


We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic psychotherapist to join the Adult Complex Needs Service of the Tavistock Clinic.

This is primarily a clinical post with the individual consultations and psychotherapy of patients referred to the 2 services involved:

There are 4 sessions in the Trauma service.

This is based at the Tavistock Centre.

All clinical work is held within a psychoanalytic frame but the service makes use of different trauma modalities as part of a trauma – informed approach. 

The post holder will be working in the Historical Child Sexual Abuse arm of the Trauma Service.

There are a further 2 sessions in the Royal Free Pain Service- The post-holder will deliver services in the Pain Management Service of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and will be based at the Edgware Community Hospital or one of the other Trust sites (e.g. Royal Free Hospital).

The post-holder will be responsible for offering psychological therapy consultations to patients referred by members of the Pain Management team (e.g. medical pain management consultants or specialist physiotherapists) and will work alongside other members of the Psychological therapies team.

Applicants must be adult psychoanalytic psychotherapists and will have substantial experience of adult mental health work in the public sector and have relevant professional work experience involving relevant supervised psychotherapeutic work.


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