Affiliate Psychotherapists/Psychologists

Role Type
Contract / Freelance

Employment Type: Contract

Closing Date: 22/03/2019

Please note: In an event of a high level of applications, we reserve the right to close this role earlier than stated

We are looking for Affiliate Psychotherapists and Psychologists to join our Affiliate network within the London area, to provide detailed psychological assessments and reports for children and families referred via the Affiliate network 

Essential Criteria:

  • Essential – Degree in Psychotherapy or Psychology
  • Experience in the following areas is essential – Dyadic Development Psychotherapy, MBT, Theraplay, Video Interactive Guidance, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing

Job Description:

  • Completion of psychological assessments as requested from commissioning agency and clients via Five Rivers Referral Team.
  • Provision of written psychological reports based on assessment as per Five Rivers report template.
  •  To provide the agreed number of therapy sessions commissioned by external agencies.
  • To maintain detailed and accurate process/clinical notes.
  • Comply with Five Rivers electronic data storage systems in relation to appointments, note keeping and invoices.
  • Ensure regular and relevant clinical supervision is obtained per professional guidelines.
  • To utilise evidence-based literature and research to support evidence-based practice.

Who are we:

Founded in 1989, Five Rivers Child Care is a social enterprise committed to turning children’s lives around. We provide a range of services to looked-after children including fostering, residential care, education and assessment and therapy.

Five Rivers Child Care is one of the UK’s most experienced practitioners in turning around the lives of vulnerable children. Our Assessment & Therapy team has developed out of the need to ‘transform the lives of children and young people’, focusing on those who were accessing our specialist integrated education, residential and fostering services. Regionally based, we have developed a network of experienced, qualified professionals from psychology, psychotherapy, counselling and psychiatry backgrounds

We believe that to attain outstanding outcomes for children and young people who maybe experiencing psychological distress, there is a core need, to harness the application of psychological knowledge to assist in transforming children and young people’s lives. Five Rivers Child Care offers a comprehensive range of Assessment and Therapy services that enable each looked-after-child to have access to resources appropriate to their need

Five Rivers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including employment references and DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Five Rivers is an Investor in People and Equal Opportunities employer


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