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Associate Lecturer -Professional Doctorate in Systemic Psychotherapy

Posted: 28 Sep 2020 Closes: 28 Oct 2020
Tavistock Centre, London, United Kingdom £52,643- £58,558 annually incl HCAs (Pro rata)
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Associate Lecturer -Professional Doctorate in Systemic Psychotherapy

Job Reference: 260-2374-SS

Employer: Department: DET Location: Tavistock Centre, London Salary: £52,643- £58,558 annually incl HCAs (Pro rata)

The Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist all age, outpatient only mental health Trust with a focus on Training and Education alongside a full range of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and Psychological Therapies. The Trust is committed to improving mental health and emotional wellbeing, believing that high quality mental health services should be available for all who need them. Our contribution is distinctive in 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.

The Trust makes its contribution through:

• Providing relevant and effective clinical services for children and families, young people and adults, ensuring that those who need our services can access them easily

• Providing training and education aimed at building an effective and sustainable NHS and Social Care workforce and at improving public understanding of mental health

• Undertaking research and consultancy aimed at improving knowledge and practice and supporting innovation

• Working actively with stakeholders to advance the quality of mental health care, and to advance awareness of the personal, social and economic benefits associated with psychological therapies

We are delighted to be looking for a systemic psychotherapy research supervisor and teacher with a research and publications record to contribute to the research teaching and research supervision on the thriving Professional Doctorate in Systemic Psychotherapy including a part of the Tavistock Integrated Doctoral Programme.

This is an exciting opportunity to join and develop this interesting and expanding doctoral programme set up to enable family therapists / systemic psychotherapists to carry out innovative clinical research to make a contribution to the systemic field. The programme offers learning from diverse cultural, historical and methodological sources and perspectives and we are looking for a teacher and supervisor who is able to embrace this with confidence and enthusiasm.

The post holder will be expected to provide joint leadership and to contribute to the continued development of the Systemic Doctorate programme and its administration and contribute research teaching and supervision of Doctorate projects.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Esther Usiskin Cohen

Systemic Training Portfolio Manager



Inga-Britt Krause PhD

Consultant Systemic Psychotherapist

Lead of Professional Doctorate in Systemic Psychotherapy


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