Systematic Famly Therapist

Location Surrey
Discipline: Healthcare
Job type: Permanent
Contact email:
Job ref: J5702
Startdate: 20/06/2024

Blackstone Recruitment is working with a provider of care and treatment of young people who are recruiting for a Systematic Family Therapist in Surrey.

Please see details below for the full job advert:

Location: Surrey

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £44,000-£46,000

Contract: Full-time, Permanent

About the role:

You will be responsible for the delivery of systemic family psychotherapy within the service, providing systemic assessments and interventions to young people who have been admitted to the ward and their families or support systems. You will support staff development in the service, and will take on a role in training, consultations, and staff support, as well as providing systemic input into the multidisciplinary team.

You will receive regular clinical and professional supervision and will be supported to continue developing your clinical and leadership skills as part of your ongoing career development. You will join a proactive and enthusiastic Therapies Team, as well as having access to a strong network of CAMHS psychological therapists. There are excellent opportunities for professional development within the role.


Successful candidate is likely to demonstrate the following:

  • Providing highly skilled systemic interventions for the families of young people with severe, complex and persistent mental health problems, learning difficulties and/or developmental problems.
  • Providing in-depth risk-assessments of young people who are at risk to themselves and to be able to formulate both short-term and long-term crisis planning.
  • Providing evidence-based and formulation-driven systemic perspectives to multidisciplinary risk management, care planning and decision-making.
  • Managing a complex caseload as the family therapist working within a multidisciplinary team, as well as facilitating groups where appropriate, such as carer support groups.
  • Monitoring clinical progress through regular reviews of systemic treatment.
  • Engaging and working with young people with a range of mental health needs and developmental difficulties, drawing upon your wealth of theoretical and practical knowledge.
  • Supporting staff development through the provision of training, consultation, formulation meetings and reflective practice sessions.
  • Contributing to service developments within the Therapies Team and wider service.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Completed a Qualifying course in Systemic Psychotherapy at Master’s or doctorate level, accredited by the AFT
  • Registration with UKCP
  • Experience working with adolescents and their families presenting with complex mental health needs, high-risk behaviours and neurodevelopmental conditions in a CAMHS setting.

 What’s in it for you? / Why Should You Apply? 

  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave (inc Bank Holiday)– plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities to help you maintain a great work-life balance.
  • Career development and training to help you achieve your career goals.
  • Pension contribution to secure your future.
  • Life Assurance for added peace of mind.
  • Enhanced Maternity Package so you can truly enjoy this special time.

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more. 

Blackstone Benefits:

Permanent jobs:

✅Assigned specialised recruitment consultant

✅Access to exclusive and flexible UK locum and permanent jobs

✅Complete onboarding support

✅Informed tailored career advice

✅Personalised job alerts

✅Unlimited referral bonus

For further information on this role, please contact Biren Daiya at Blackstone Recruitment on the details provided or APPLY now.