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Family Therapist Band 7

Salary Details:
£38,376 - £42,296 depending on experience
09 Sep 2021

About The Role

We are currently seeking a Family and Systemic Psychotherapist to join our friendly and our well-established therapies team.  Currently we comprise Clinical and Counselling Psychologists, Assistant Psychologists, Family Therapists and Systemic Practitioners, Dieticians, Physiotherapists, Creative Therapists, and Occupational Therapists and would like to hear from individuals who would welcome opportunities to work with us to provide the best possible care for our young people. We are happy to consider applications from both full time and part time candidates. 


The successful applicant will be a Family and Systemic Psychotherapist keen to apply their existing skills to working in a Tier 4 setting with young people and their families.  They will be interested in the application of evidence-based approaches to our population and keen to engage in evidence-generating practice throughout the hospital and across the Huntercombe Group.  The applicant will value working as part of a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) and will understand the importance of working alongside MDTs to achieve the best possible outcomes for young people.


What we do


Huntercombe Hospital Maidenhead is the UKs largest specialist Hospital for inpatient CAMHS, serving NHS funded patients, and these positions present an opportunity to work with a leading team in child and adolescent mental health.  We support young people who are experiencing significant mental health difficulties requiring inpatient admission.  We have a total of 60 beds across four wards: 2 PICU wards (Psychiatric Intensive Care), one GAU (General Adolescent Unit), and one Specialist Eating Disorder Ward. 


The Huntercombe group is one of the country’s leading specialist healthcare providers, with hospitals and centres throughout England and Scotland, delivering wide-ranging services in adult mental health and learning disabilities, specialist brain injury, and child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) including services for those with eating disorders and social care for children with additional needs. Our aspiration is to nurture the world, one person at a time and that’s why everything we do is designed to provide the best care and recovery for our patients and residents.


Opportunities to work with us



We are seeking to recruit a practitioner who has demonstrable skills in engaging young people and families and working in a person-centred way to support them in achieving their goals.  The applicant will recognise the value of working with the wider MDT to ensure that a shared formulation is held in young people’s professional networks both within and outside the hospital.  The successful applicant will have a strong commitment to advocating for young people and families and ensuring that their needs and wishes remain at the centre of their care plans.


The post-holder will be expected to work at an appropriate level of autonomy and be involved in day-to-day decision making on the ward and within the therapies team. 

About You

We are seeking to recruit an individual who is committed to improving the well-being of young people and families as well as their colleagues. In return we can offer you:


  • The chance to work with innovative, passionate teams who value therapy and are committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for those in their care
  • An organisation committed to offering CPD opportunities to its staff and developing them in their roles
  • A thorough induction programme tailored to the ward and hospital
  • Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
  • The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
  • Maternity leave at 3 months full pay and 3 months half pay, (up to a maximum salary of £50k)
  • 2 weeks paid paternity leave
  • Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
  • Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
  • A range of staff discounts
  • Opportunities for training and development
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

About The Company

Our mission and values


We Understand

We listen, we learn, we empathise, we respect and we care. Insight is fundamental to the way in which we shape our services.

We are innovative

We are creatively dynamic and flexible in our service delivery, our research and learning and in how we go about business. Yet in everything we do we take a measured approach.

People First

We put those in our care first; they are the heart of everything we do. We also recognise the commitment of our staff and stakeholders and the need to continually strengthen relationships with our external partners. 

Towards Excellence

We strive for excellence across our whole service: through our clinical expertise and within our care environments. Through good teamwork, we always aim higher, are never complacent, and lead by example.


Ours is a name to be trusted. We deliver results through transparent service delivery and safety is paramount across all aspects of our business.


We offer accessible and tailored care pathways to meet geographical and specialist needs. We aim to deliver the best possible value-based healthcare within our customers’ budgets.