Art or Dance Therapist Required: East London


Salary: £34,961 to £39,525 per annum, Inc HCA

Closing: 17/06/2019 23:59

Site: NEW AMH Arts Therapy


Grade: Band 6

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Job ref: 363-NEW5223


Post: Art Psychotherapist OR Dance Movement Psychotherapist, East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT)

Location: Newham Centre for Mental Health, Glen Road, London E13 8SP; 409 High Street, Stratford; Community venues as needed.

Arts Therapies Service base: Newham Centre for Mental Health

Salary & hours: Band 6 plus outer London Weighting. 1.0 wte

At East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) we are committed to supporting the development of arts therapies to increase the choice and access service users have to evidence-based psychological therapies.

Over 50 arts therapists work across the Trust in a wide range of services and each year we provide 30 arts therapies trainees with clinical placements through a centralised programme.

ELFT provides mental health services across East London.

We are seeking to recruit an art therapist or dance movement therapist to join our existing well established team.

This new post offers an excellent opportunity to join a skilled arts therapies team who work across a range of ward and community based adult mental health services.

The team is based at Newham Centre for Mental Health.

The successful post holder will have excellent on-going support including regular managerial, clinical and professional supervision along with CPD to support career development.

This role offers opportunities for involvement in significant ongoing research, as well as routine clinical and service evaluation projects and access to a good network of other arts therapies within the Trust.

The successful candidate will enjoy a degree of autonomy whilst being a good team player.


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