Are you dedicated, driven and keen looking to expand your career within talking therapy? Do you hold professional accreditation with BACP/UKCP? We are looking for a Psychotherapist to join our friendly therapy team in Branas Isaf.

The clinical team work within the wider integrated team of professionals at Branas Isaf, applying psychological knowledge and expertise to service users and professionals within the group (e.g. education and care staff). Primarily, the clinical team support children and young males aged 10-18 who present with a number of complex interpersonal, emotional and behavioural issues a number of the young people within our care have experienced significant trauma.

Job role

Your role will to provide high-quality specialist psychological therapy service to individuals, carers, families and groups, within and across teams, in line with best, evidence-based practice. Supporting psychologically informed consultation to teams, training and assisting with service development.  Conducting psychometric and risk assessment and developing formulations. Providing and evaluating individual and group-based interventions (including Dialectical Behavioural Therapy).Providing specialist psychological research expertise to the service.

You will also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession and just like our young people you will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring and support.

Dependant on your experience you may be required to supervise other Practitioners, Clinical Psychology Trainees, Healthcare Students, and Assistants.

Candidate profile

To be successful in this role you will be excited by the Branas Isaf vision and values and will relish an opportunity to make a difference. You will need to be a clear communicator, well organised, confident and capable of managing a complex caseload in a demanding environment. Experience of supervising others and providing training to multi-disciplinary staff is required and hold either HCPC or BABCP or BACP- Accred or MBACP-Accred registration

Successful candidates will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Branas is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. Branas is an equal opportunities employer.

About us

Branas Isaf Children’s Service is part of the CareTech Family. Established in 1993, CareTech is a leading nationwide social care provider delivering a package of high quality, individually tailored care and support solutions to children, young people, and adults across the UK.

For over 25 years, Branas Isaf has been delivering an outstanding integrated model of education, therapy and therapeutic care to young people who present a range of emotional, behavioural & complex interpersonal behavioural needs.

Salary: Up to £44,000 FTE dependant on experience and qualifications.

Location: , LL210TA

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