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Brandon Centre Systemic Integrative Treatment (BC SIT) Therapist

Hours 35 hours per week, with daily 30 min unpaid lunch break. Out of hours and rotated on call require alongside some weekend working
Contract: Fixed term until 30th Sept 2018 (extension may be possible, subject to funding)
Salary £39,383 - £44,186 p.a.

The Brandon Centre is a charitable organisation that provides psychotherapy and counselling, contraception and sexual health services for 12 to 24 year olds and systemic integrative treatment.

We are looking for a resilient and creative colleague, with experience in delivering multisystemic therapy or similar community based programmes and a passion for working with families. The successful applicant will have experience of working with multi-problem families with anti-social young people and adolescents across multiple systems in the young person’s natural ecology, including family, peers, school and neighbourhood, alongside risk management skills. 

The post holder will participate in monitoring and evaluation activities and weekly group supervision.  A capacity for working flexibly within the challenging and interesting context of systemic therapy is essential.  The applicant will have a Postgraduate degree in Psychology, Social Work, CBT, family therapy or a related subject area.

The Brandon Centre (BC) has developed SIT (Systemic Integrative Treatment) following many years’ experience of working with the families of children and adolescents displaying a range of problem behaviours. The Centre undertook the first clinical trial of Multisystemic Therapy (MST) in the UK in 2003, and participated in the first clinical trial of MST for problem sexual behaviour (MST PSB) in 2011. It has also been licensed to provide MST substance abuse (MST SA). The Centre’s MST service has been commissioned by many local authorities including Camden, Ealing, Enfield, Haringey, Islington, Lambeth and Waltham Forest. BC SIT has been developed as a new alternative to treating anti-social and harmful behaviour in young people and is the culmination of 14 years’ experience in delivering MST.

If you require further information, please contact either Geoffrey Baruch, Director, on 020 7267 4792 or Moira Lamond, BC SIT Supervisor on 020 7424 9935.

To apply, please complete the Brandon Centre application form (CVs will not be accepted) and send to applications@brandoncentre.org.uk. Please ensure your personal statement sets out how you meet each requirement on the person specification. Further details are set out in the job description

Please send completed application forms to: applications@brandoncentre.org.uk

The Brandon Centre is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk of harm and expects all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practices to protect children and adults at risk of harm. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously CRB).

The Brandon Centre is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Closing date: Sunday 3rd September 2017

Provisional interview date: Thursday 14th September 2017

Nurse Prescriber

If you are a nurse prescriber and interested in working at the Brandon Centre, please contact Helen Montgomery on 020 7267 4792