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Title: Multisystemic Therapist for Problem Sexual Behaviour (PSB)/Multisystemic Therapist- (SA)
Employer: Brandon Centre
Description: Brandon Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy for Young People
www.brandoncentre.org.uk

The Brandon Centre is a charitable organisation providing psychotherapy, contraception, and sexual health services for young people aged 12–21 years. The Centre also offers multisystemic therapy (MST), a well-researched family and community-based treatment model directed at young people on the edge of care or custody who are involved in antisocial and challenging behaviour.

The Brandon Centre is seeking two individuals with clinical training and experience to implement multisystemic therapy (MST). Individuals should have a D Clin Psy or a Doctorate or Masters degree in Forensic Psychology or Social Work or from another relevant training. Individuals from other relevant professions within the mental health field with significant experience in treating serious anti-social behaviour in young people will be considered as will individuals with this experience and an undergraduate degree from an accredited BPS course. Specific experience in cognitive-behavioural therapy, structural family therapy, strategic family therapy and behaviourally-based treatments is preferred.

We currently have three MST teams. Therapists in two teams are trained to use MST-Standard and an adaptation of the model when treating young people who are substance abusers (MST-SA). Therapists in the MST- PSB team are also trained to treat young people displaying problem sexual behaviour (MST-PSB).
We are seeking to recruit two therapists:
• An MST-SA therapist who will be working in the London boroughs of Haringey and Waltham Forest with families of antisocial young people on the edge of care or custody.

• MST-PSB therapist who will be working across several London boroughs and hold a mixed caseload of MST PSB and MST-Standard cases. Interested individuals may locate information about this treatment model at www.mstservices.com for MST Standard and www.mstpsb.com for MST-PSB.

Multisystemic Therapist for Problem Sexual Behaviour (PSB)
Hours: 35 hours a week including out-of-hours service
Salary: £42,582 including inner-London weighting
Band 8a

The Brandon Centre is seeking an individual to implement MST-PSB and MST-Standard treatment. The MST-PSB therapist will provide intensive, in-home treatment, support and crisis intervention to young people presenting with problem sexual behaviours and their families. The therapist will function as part of an MST team, will participate in weekly team supervision and consultation, and must be able to work flexible hours and be available to provide on-call 24-hour coverage on rotation with other team members. Duties include assessment, treatment, and collaboration with families, young people, and community agency staff. No prior experience of working with youth displaying problem sexual behaviour is necessary.

Multisystemic Therapist- (SA) (Haringey and Waltham Forest)
Hours: 35 hours a week, including out-of-hours service
Salary: £42,582 including, inner-London weighting
Band 8a

The Brandon Centre is seeking an individual to implement MST-Standard and MST-SA treatment for families of young people displaying challenging and anti-social behaviour who are on the edge of care or custody living in Haringey and Waltham Forest. The therapist will function as part of an MST team, will participate in weekly team supervision and consultation, and must be able to work flexible hours and be available to provide on-call 24-hour coverage on rotation with other team members. Duties include assessment, treatment, and collaboration with families, young people, and community agency staff.
When requesting an application form, please state which post(s) you are applying for and order of preference.

For an application pack, please contact Sam Bickerstaff or Stacey Miller at familyservice@brandoncentre.org.uk or on 020 7424 9935.

The closing date for applications is Monday 25th February 2013 at 9.30am.
Working Hours: Full-time
Salary: Please see job description
Location: London
Closing Date: 25/Feb/2013
Address Details
Address: 26 Prince of Wales Road
London
Postcode: NW5 3LG
Further Details
Contact Name: Sam Bickerstaff
Contact Email Address: familyservice@brandoncentre.org.uk
Contact Telephone No: 020 7424 9935
 

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