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Recruiting Associate Psychologists & Psychotherapists

 

ASSOCIATE PSYCHOLOGISTS/PSYCHOTHERAPISTS VACANCIES

 

Hours: 5hrs p/w minimum

Site: Central Oxford

Rates: Starting at £70 per client hour (for Psychologists), increasing gradually dependent on experience and time of work

 

Who are we?

 

We are a small group of experienced independent professionals offering a range of psychological therapies for a variety of conditions (anxiety, depression, eating disorders, amongst others). Oxford Mind & Body has been established since 2016 and has built a reputation amongst colleagues for the provision of high quality and effective therapy.

 

We work holistically with our clients, who are over 16 years of age, to understand and address their emotional struggle. Our clients can self-refer or are referred by their health professionals. Therefore, we aim to liaise accordingly.

 

Clients who finished therapy with us reported a meaningful reduction in “distress” levels and improved “inner strength” at the end of our joint work.

 

We appreciate it takes courage to reach out and we are keen to offer assessments and therapy at the point of contact. We know from experience this improves engagement as well as prognosis. We are therefore looking for compassionate and competent Clinical/Counselling Psychologists and Psychotherapists to join the practice.

 

If you believe you are a suitable candidate please send a cover letter outlining briefly how you would complement the team, together with your CV, to contact@oxfordmindandbody.co.uk.

 

We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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SEARCHING FOR ASSOCIATES

 

Competent: Oxford Mind & Body is searching for kind, , experienced and competent psychologists and psychotherapists who are passionate about our field of work.

 

Face to face: We are interested in applicants who are able to offer face to face therapy from our practice based at the heart of Oxford.

 

COVID safe: We appreciate the severity of COVID-19 pandemic and we have responded by implementing excellent safety measures. We would be delighted to show our facilities and procedures when you meet with us.

 

Flexible working hours: The role is on a self-employed basis. We are looking for psychologists who can offer initial assessments and at least 5 weekly therapy appointments (lasting 50 minutes). Availability can be discussed but the ability to contain and engage our clients is essential as associates are paid for sessions delivered and paid by clients and third parties

 

Essential Criteria: All applicants must be HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council), registered Psychologists or have a relevant psychotherapy accreditation (e.g. BABCP British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies), and have at least one year work experience post qualification.

 

Knowledge of CBT and good communication skills are essential and this must be demonstrated at interview.  However, if you specialise in a different psychotherapeutic approach and hold the necessary accreditations (e.g. psychoanalytic psychotherapy accredited by UKCP) do get in touch as we may be able to consider your application on a case by case basis.

 

Benefits of joining Oxford Mind & Body

  • We provide referrals and offer full case administration
  • We encourage our professionals to use their full clinical skills and knowledge
  • We have an established peer supervision group open to all associates where we focus on reflexive practice and skills exchange
  • You will have access to the Lead Psychologist as needed
  • As a small team we tend to organise regular social events
  • We offer flexible working hours
  • COVID safe premises
  • Generous hourly rates on a progressive percentage basis

 

Application process

Complete our application form online or  send your CV, including your professional registration number,  and a cover letter outlining how you believe you may complement the team to contact@oxfordmindandbody.co.uk

 

COVID-19 considerations: We have responded to the pandemic and implemented safety measures. Should there be another compulsory lockdown we will return to remote working until business are allowed to re-open again.

 

 

JOB SPECIFICATION

 

Essential Desirable
Professional Accreditations BABCP or HCPC

(or other on a case by case basis)

Ability to work using a variety of psychotherapeutic models
Experience 1 year post professional registration Experience of working for the NHS or other MDT setting
Personal Competent, kind and passionate about therapy provision
Work commitment 5 weekly face to face therapy sessions
Remote working Only in the event of a national lockdown
Location Oxford

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