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Clinical Practitioner

Job Title: Clinical Practitioner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Barnet
Salary: £30 per hour
REF: MYBS26031
Contact Name: Madison Yuill
Contact Email:
Job Published: 23 days ago

Job Description

JOB TITLE:  Clinical Practitioner



PAY RATE:  Umbrella rate £30 per hour

4Recruitment Services are seeking a Clinical Practitioner (Systemic Psychotherapist; Counselling / Clinical Psychologist) to provide services for our client based in Barnet.

The purpose of your role will be:

-          To work alongside Social Care colleagues in the Duty and Assessment; Intervention and Planning; Children In Care; Adoption, Post Adoption and Leaving Care Teams – one or more teams which you will have a link with

-          To provide highly specialised clinical assessments and interventions, working as part of an integrated multi-disciplinary team delivering wrap-around services to children, young people and adolescents presenting with complex risk and vulnerabilities and their immediate families and wider support systems

-          Working alongside Social Care colleagues, drawing from expertise as a mental health professional, providing 1:1 therapy group and family work including consultation, clinical supervision and reflective practise as may be required.           


  • Undertake highly specialist clinical assessments, including assessments of risk to children, which may include using medical, psychological and social histories, observation, rating scales, psychometric testing and face to face contact with children, young people and their families.
  • Identify psychological, relational, emotional, or behavioural issues in order to formulate, implement and evaluate effective treatment options and plans taking into account a broad range of therapeutic models and theories.
  • Provide highly specialised evidenced based clinical interventions to children, young people and their families to support the management of problems including stress and family dysfunction aiming at all times to build their resilience and improve their outcomes.
  • Provide expertise, specialist guidance and consultation to colleagues and other professionals contributing directly to the child’s assessment, diagnosis, plan and treatment.
  • Work collaboratively with the multi-professional team, providing and using direction, support and guidance of your supervisor/line manager and the team to effectively manage the range of complexities of risk and ambiguity families present with.
  • Prepare high quality concise informative and analytical written reports based on complex evidence in relation to your work with children, young people and their families as required for a range of audiences to agreed standards and timescales.
  • Attend and participate in Child Protection Conferences and Looked After Children Reviews, and where appropriate organise and chair multi-agency meetings using your professional expertise and evidence to contribute towards a shared understanding of child/young person’s emotional world and mental health or behavioural difficulties.
  • Maintain up to date and high quality case records of your work and children, young people and their families circumstances contributing to the overall picture of need and risk, views and contributions of children, young people and their families


  • Masters/Doctorate level study or equivalent in relevant field:

Clinical/Counselling Psychology: Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (or its equivalent for those trained prior to 1996) as accredited by the BPS

Family & Systemic Psychotherapy: Qualification at Degree Level in Core Training: Nursing or equivalent mental health/social welfare profession such as Social Work, Clinical/ Counselling Psychology. Masters or Doctoral level qualification in Systemic Psychotherapy or AFT agreed equivalent.

Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy: Postgraduate Diploma / MA in Psychoanalytical  Observational Studies or recognised equivalent. Masters in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: Child & Adolescent.

  • The post holder will have current UK professional registration with the relevant body (e.g. for Systemic Family Therapists UKCP/AFT and HCPC registration)
  • Evidence of experience and knowledge of delivering specialist therapies to children, young people and families from a range of backgrounds, presenting with different needs within a Social Care context.
  • Experience of working alongside Social Care professionals, providing a range of clinical interventions with children and young people presenting with behavioural, emotional and psychological problems.
  • An understanding/knowledge of the role of Social Work, including pressures and constraints as well as benefits providing psychologically informed practise alongside Social Care colleagues
  • DBS check

A full job description is available upon request.

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy in further detail or any other vacancies , please contact our Team on 0800 988 6307 or email

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