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Specialist Eating Disorder Treatment

Orri is looking for a Family Therapist & Systemic Psychotherapist to join our growing team!

As part of the family therapy service and multi-disciplinary team, the post holder will provide a specialist family therapy service to young people and their families.

The postholder will develop a specialist family therapy knowledge to work with the highly complex cases referred for specialist family treatment. There is also the opportunity to develop, over 18 months in the role, to senior family therapist within the service.

The postholder will engage in the delivery of an agreed package of care, to young people, adults and their families, with complex problems across the developmental spectrum, and managing these within the context of multidisciplinary working.

This will involve drawing upon complex assessment material to provide verbal and written systemic formulations, that aid evidence-based clinical interventions for young people, adults and families and other professionals presenting with highly complex problems.

This will involve integrating and interpreting a range of highly complex material, across different contexts and at different levels of meaning.

The postholder will at all times work in ways which are sensitive to, and appropriate for, the needs of families from a wide range of racial, cultural and religious backgrounds.

This includes abilities to understand and offer therapeutic interventions to a variety of family forms including single parents, same sex couples and their families, extended families and people with mental health difficulties. To take a proactive stance in challenging racism and discrimination and support the development of a culturally competent service. To be responsible for implementing a range of systemic interventions for individuals and their families, including meetings with parents and groups, adjusting and refining systemic formulations drawing upon different explanatory models, and maintaining a number of provisional hypotheses.

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