Behavioural Family Therapist

Inclusion

The closing date is 03 December 2022

Job summary

At MPFT we pride ourselves on staff wellbeing and development and can we offer you:

  • Our SOOTHE resources - supporting staff across the trust with their physical, mental and financial health. In addition to the support offered from our occupational health provider Team Prevent.
  • Counselling support and lifestyle information with advice on a variety of personal matters
  • "In our Gift" providing a platform for your voice to be heard to inform change
  • The opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
  • Opportunities for flexible working (depending on the role)
  • Career development opportunities and coaching plus access to in house training programs
  • Innovative research training program entitled STARS (Supporting the advancement of Research Skills)
  • Child Care Vouchers Scheme
  • Recognition and engagement through our staff LOVE awards, LOVE long service awards and Staff Engagement Surveys
  • NHS discounts available via the Blue Card and Red Guava schemes

Main duties of the job

We are looking to recruit a Behavioural Family Therapist (BFT) to work in our Early Intervention in Psychosis (EiP) team. Full details of the role and requirements are contained in the attached job description and person specification.

We are seeking an individual that strives to innovate and want to make a real difference through the work they do. The job purpose is to assist in the assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating of family-focused evidence-based individual and group interventions (BFT and Carer-education specific to Early Intervention in Psychosis, as set out in EIP Standards, NICE 2016), to work in partnership with service users, carers, EIP team, wider health & social care services, community assets and statutory and voluntary sector services, to promote family/carer understanding and support for service user recovery and to assist them in regaining and maintaining their place in the community. Full details of the role and requirements are contained in the attached job description and person specification.

We are ready to provide appropriate support and train appropriately qualified individuals in Behavioural Family Therapy so they can be effective in the role. Inclusion Thurrock have a great track record of providing high quality and relevant CPD opportunities for their staff.

About us

Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT). We provide caring and effective services across England, including, West Yorkshire, West Midlands, East Midlands, West Mercia, Thames Valley, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Thurrock, Essex.

We support individuals, families and communities who are affected by addiction, crime, mental health or need treatment for their sexual health. We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive care, realising all the benefits a modern NHS organisation can provide.

We work with patients and our staff teams to achieve the best outcomes we can. We invest heavily in training and development, and the wellbeing of our people, both staff and service users is central to who we are. Here at MPFT, we are proud of the comprehensive wellbeing and lifestyle support offer available, in addition to in-house training and coaching support.

Our services are robustly governed, evidence-based, inclusive, and designed and provided in conjunction with service users. We are committed to providing the best service we can, and if you share our values, we want you on our team!

Date posted

11 November 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£27,055 to £32,934 a year £27,055 - £32,934 plus fringe

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

301-IT-22-150375

Job locations

Thurrock Health Centre

Hight Street, Grays

Thurrock, Essex,

RM17 6NB


Job description

Job responsibilities

The post-holder will work within the Thurrock Early intervention in Psychosis (EiP) serviceproviding Brief Behavioural Family Therapy (BFT) interventions and carer education using a range of evidence-based group and individual interventions to families and carers of clients.The post holder will work with people with different cultural backgrounds and ages and should be committed to equal opportunities.

The post holder will work as part of the EiP multi-disciplinary team contributing to assessments and reviews of service users and their families/ carers.

The post-holder is responsible for working collaboratively with other Trust services toprovide seamless care for service users and carers on defined care-pathways

The post-holder is responsible for working in partnership with agencies external to the Trust supporting service users and carers to access services in the independent and non statutory sector.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post-holder will work within the Thurrock Early intervention in Psychosis (EiP) serviceproviding Brief Behavioural Family Therapy (BFT) interventions and carer education using a range of evidence-based group and individual interventions to families and carers of clients.The post holder will work with people with different cultural backgrounds and ages and should be committed to equal opportunities.

The post holder will work as part of the EiP multi-disciplinary team contributing to assessments and reviews of service users and their families/ carers.

The post-holder is responsible for working collaboratively with other Trust services toprovide seamless care for service users and carers on defined care-pathways

The post-holder is responsible for working in partnership with agencies external to the Trust supporting service users and carers to access services in the independent and non statutory sector.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • n/a
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • n/a

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Inclusion

Address

Thurrock Health Centre

Hight Street, Grays

Thurrock, Essex,

RM17 6NB


Employer's website

https://www.mpft.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Inclusion

Address

Thurrock Health Centre

Hight Street, Grays

Thurrock, Essex,

RM17 6NB


Employer's website

https://www.mpft.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Operational Lead

Paul Bagot

paul.bagot@mpft.nhs.uk

01375898680

Date posted

11 November 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£27,055 to £32,934 a year £27,055 - £32,934 plus fringe

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

301-IT-22-150375

Job locations

Thurrock Health Centre

Hight Street, Grays

Thurrock, Essex,

RM17 6NB


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