Primary Therapist Job Vacancy

Company Overview

Khiron Clinics provides treatment for people suffering from mental health and behavioural disorders such as depression, anxiety and PTSD at five different units to provide for the needs of a wide range of clients with varying severity of symptoms. These units include:

  • Khiron House: a 10-bed residential clinic in North Oxfordshire
  • Khiron Hospital: to open in 2017
  • Khiron Cottage: a 4-bed halfway house which helps residents from Khiron House transition into independent living.
  • Khiron Day Care: Monday to Friday intensive outpatient programme. To open in 2017.
  • Khiron Outpatient: outpatient services based in Harley Street, London.

All treatment is based on neurobiologically-informed treatment which focuses on the effects of dysregulation in the nervous system on both mental and physical health. This means that apart from patients having one-to-one sessions with therapists, group sessions, equine therapy and mindfulness, treatment also focuses on bodywork in the form of tai chi, yoga and other fitness classes.

Job Description

The Primary Therapist will be required to deliver one-to-one therapy and group therapy interventions provided to a client during their treatment. The primary therapist will co-ordinate clients’ treatment alongside other modalities such as yoga and equine therapy.

You will be based in our residential clinic and working closely with our Clinical Director, Director of Psychological Services (Dr Janina Fisher), and other therapists so the ability to communicate is paramount as well as being comfortable working in a team environment.

This is a full time permanent position, available immediately. The position is Monday to Friday in Wantage, Oxfordshire from 8am to 5pm, or 10am to 7pm (at the company’s election). The role comes with in house supervision.

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay comparable to NHS pay rates for clinical psychologists
  • Training
  • Supervision


Person Specification

Requirements Essential Desirable
Education, Training and Qualifications Training as Somatic Experiencing and/or Sensorimotor Psychotherapist Training in EMDR is preferred
Skills and Knowledge Excellent personal and team working skills
Experience Three years’ clinical experience is essential

Experience working with clients one-to-one and in groups

A working knowledge of body centred psychology or psychotherapy (neurobiologically informed health care)

Experience working in a residential treatment centre would be valuable
Personal Attributes An ongoing commitment to personal and professional growth

An openness and willingness to learn on the job in collaboration with colleagues


This position is available immediately. To apply, please email Romana with:

  • CV
  • Earliest possible start date
  • 300 words explain why you feel you are right for this position