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Clinical Psychologist

Bloomsbury, Greater London (Hybrid)
Part-time (21 hours per week )
Job description

Clinical Psychologist

Parenting and Creative Therapy Service

Contract: Permanent, 21 hours per week

0.6 WTE, 3 days per week - location: Coram campus, London

Coram Parenting and Creative Therapy Service offers art, music and drama therapy, therapeutic

parenting, clinical psychology and family therapy to children and families at our dedicated creative

therapies centre, in schools, and at home (online). We work primarily with adoptive and connected

carer families, and children who have low level mental health difficulties. We are a trauma-informed

service, and are developing Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) approaches in our work and

have specialist expertise in neuro-diversity and children with special education needs. The well

established team has a strong track record in therapeutic interventions, including music therapy and

narrative therapy based multi-family groups for younger children who are adopted or with a Special

Guardianship Order. We are developing partnerships with universities - Newcastle University and

The Institute of Contemporary Music and Performance and are piloting research based creative

therapy interventions. We work within very diverse communities and we consciously challenge

ourselves and our practice , seeking at all times to be inclusive and anti-racist. We welcome

applications from therapists who come from global majority communities.


About the role

We are seeking a qualified Clinical Psychologist to provide therapeutic multi-disciplinary assessments

and interventions in our work with adopted and Special Guardianship Order (SGO) families. This

work involves trauma informed approaches, using DDP, narrative, family and life story work. The

team is led by a Clinical Psychologist who will provide supervision for this role. The team provides

creative, relational, and evidence based approaches collaborating with wider networks and reaching

schools and communities to inform child centred and trauma informed practice. The post offers a

unique opportunity to work alongside skilled creative and family therapists. We seek to empower

children and families using strengths based narratives, as well as accepting vulnerability and seeking

opportunity for connection, strengthening resilience and support.


The successful candidate will be a clinical psychologist that is skilled and experienced in working with

developmental trauma, and child and family work and operate with initiative and responsiveness in

a dynamic professional environment. A background in CAMHS and/or a social care services would

be desirable. Experience of running multi-family groups would be an advantage. They will be a

supportive professional, a team player and enjoy working in a diverse, respectful and challenging





Closing date: 9th June 2024 Interviews: 25th June 2024

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Posted on: 21 May 2024
Closed date: 09 June 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: CBTC
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