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Systemic Practitioner

Royal Borough of Greenwich
London (Greater), SE18 6HQ
£51093 - £58248
Closing date
4 Apr 2024

Job Details

Advert for Systemic Practitioner/Family Therapist

P06 or P07

Royal Borough of Greenwich Children’s Services has embedded systemic practice for several years and now have a dedicated permanent team of Systemic Practice/Family Therapists. There is currently one more vacancy for a Clinician to support the delivery of systemic and compassionate practice aligned with the Greenwich Children's Services Practice Framework and Practice Academy. Clinicians are at the forefront of driving theory to practice links within front facing children’s services and ensuring that compassion minded systemic approaches are integrated into all work in the Children’s Services Directorate.

The successful applicant will need relevant education and necessary training and experience in systemic ideas and will be offered training in Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) and Compassion Mind Training (CMT). We are looking for dynamic individuals able to respond with agility and flexibility to the wide-ranging needs of young people and families and practitioners within a social care environment. There are opportunities to train staff in Systemic practice and CMT.

If you are interested in applying for this role please contact

Amanda Srivastava, Service Leader Systemic and Compassionate practice, Practice, Improvement & Development Service 

Closing date for applications is Thursday 4th April 2024

Interviews 10th April 20224






For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Amanda Srivastava;     020 8921 6542  


If you require any assistance in viewing or accessing this opportunity, please contact or call 020-8921-8977  

Safer recruitment: Royal Borough of Greenwich is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any roles which involve working with children, young people or vulnerable adults, or roles in which the duties will involve access to sensitive information relating to children, young people or vulnerable adults, the Royal Borough will take up references prior to interview. You should provide details of referees including your current and previous employers, covering the last 5 years. Candidates can request for us not to send a reference request to their current employer prior to interview by emailing us at

As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, a full employment history is also required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment. Unless otherwise stated, a Basic DBS check will be undertaken as part of the pre-employment checks for successful candidates.


Diversity Statement: Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

High Volume Applications: Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

DBS: This role requires an Enhanced DBS. (This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act,1974).

Advert Close: All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated.

Full Employment History: A full employment history is required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment.

How Applications are Scored: Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application.

Salary: Salaries advertised are for a standard working week of 35 hours unless otherwise stated. Please use this 'Salary Calculator to help you calculate a pro rata salary.

Our Staff Values: Our Staff Values are important to us. Candidates will be continuously assessed against our staff values throughout the recruitment process. Where candidates demonstrate views and behaviours that do not meet the standards of our staff values, we reserve the right to reject their application/ registration.

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.



Why work for the Royal Borough of Greenwich?

The Royal Borough Of Greenwich supports equality and diversity in the workplace. The borough has a clear commitment to the LGBT community, mental health issues, race equality and disability.

Greenwich offers a diverse range of roles, from junior to senior positions, spanning service sectors from children’s services to engineering.

With the main council offices based in the heart of Woolwich, employees also benefit from an excellent transport links, while central London is just 20 minutes away.

Excellent benefits

  • Up to 31 days leave per year.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Developing opportunities to maximise employee’s potential.
  • Annual season ticket loan.
  • Greenwich One Card which entitles employees to discounts at local businesses.

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