Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.
In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care.
BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS), rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. This service treats and cares for people within the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We have also been appointed as the lead provider of forensic mental health services across North London managing the devolved New Models of care budget of £170m from 2018/19. NLFS delivers mental health care across some of the prisons and provides mental health services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury.
We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services and mental health liaison services in North Middlesex University Hospitals Trust.
Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.
Clinical/Counselling Psychologist - Eating Disorders Service
Employer: Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
Department: Eating Disorders
Location: St Ann’s Hospital, Haringey, London
Posts: 1 x Band 7 Clinical/Counselling Psychologist, 37.5 hours per week (1.0 WTE) - Permanent Contract
Are you looking for a new challenge in a specialist area that gives you the opportunity to work holistically with patients covering both mental health and physical health?
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and talented Clinical/Counselling Psychologists to join our Eating Disorders Psychological Therapies team.
The Eating Disorders Service at St Ann’s Hospital in Haringey provides comprehensive care for patients 18 years old and above with a primary diagnosis of an eating disorder. It is one of the largest units in the country providing services to a catchment area that includes North Central London, North East London and parts of Essex. The service provides intensive inpatient treatment (20 beds), outpatient services, community liaison services, and a day programme.
As a successful candidate, you will have the opportunity to work within a large and well established multidisciplinary Eating Disorders Service that consists of Psychiatry, Psychology, Community Liaison Nursing, Dieticians, Occupational Therapy, Family Therapy, Cognitive Analytic Therapy, Art Therapy, and Social Work.
The Psychological Therapies team is responsible for providing assessment and treatment across all areas of the service including inpatient, outpatient and the day program. The majority of the clinical work, both individual and group, uses a broadly cognitive behavioural framework, which is tailored to the presenting eating disorder and any co-morbid conditions.
We take pride in working together to maintain a supportive and friendly workplace where we can all deliver quality treatment for our patients as well as creating the welcoming atmosphere where we are happy to work.
Being part of the Psychological Therapies Team, you will attend the weekly Psychological Therapies meeting and receive weekly supervision from a Clinical/Counselling Psychologist to support your clinical work. You will also attend fortnightly CPD sessions arranged for the Psychology team as well as a monthly Clinical Improvement Group where the whole service meets on a monthly basis and a monthly reflective practice group.
We welcome applications from newly qualified candidates or those due to qualify in Autumn 2020.
Interview date: TBC
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Dr Ayo Sodeke-Gregson, Psychological Therapies Lead
St Ann’s Eating Disorders Service
Tel: 020 8702 6240