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Assessment Tutor for Professional Doctorate in Child Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Course Tutor M80

NHS AFC : Band 8a

Main area
Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy
NHS AFC : Band 8a
15 hours per week
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£51,383 - £57,596 per annum inclusive HCAS (Pro-rata)
17/06/2019 23:59
Interview date


The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health trust with a focus on training and education alongside a full range of mental health services and psychological therapies for children and their families, young people and adults.

We are committed to improving mental health and emotional wellbeing, believing that high quality mental health services should be available for all who need them. We bring a distinctive contribution based on the importance we attach to social experience at all stages of people’s lives, and our focus on psychological and developmental approaches to the promotion of health and the prevention and treatment of mental ill health

We contribute to the pool of ideas through our own research and development, but are also committed to bringing together the best ideas of the time, old and new, from inside and out, together with the most gifted and able professionals in our fields of endeavour. We aim to share our ideas and practice through as many routes as possible.

As a Trust we aim constantly to be evolving in nature and form in relation to the environment in which we work, to ensure that our contribution remains relevant.


Assessment Tutor for Professional Doctorate in Child Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Course Tutor M80

Part-time: 15 Hours per Week (4 Sessions)

Permanent Contract

The Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, which consists of the Tavistock Clinic and the Portman Clinic, provides multi-disciplinary clinical services for adults, adolescents and children and their families and postgraduate training for a wide range of care-givers in the field of mental health.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, organised and adaptable Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist to undertake a key role in the Department of Education and Training. This post is for the role of Assessment Tutor for the Child Psychotherapy training programme and the role of member of the M80 course management team. This will require the coordination and management of all aspects of academic assessment for this professional doctorate programme at the Tavistock and associate centres, currently with two University partners. The post involves specific teaching and course team tasks on M80; the post-holder will be a member of the M80 course management team.

The postholder must be available to work on Wednesdays and will need to be able to work flexible hours, and will need to organise their work to maximise availability during priority times of year for assessment.

Closing Date: 17th June 2019

Interview Dates: 4th July 2019 and 5th July 2019.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you would like to talk to someone about this post please contact:

Catrin Bradley, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist/ Course Lead 020 8938 2447

Anne Hurley, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist/DET Portfolio Manager: Psychoanalytic Clinical Courses 020 8938 2192 (Weds, Thurs, Fri)