CYP ED - Psychological Therapist

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
Bradford and or Keighley
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Per Annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Mental health, Psychologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Children & Young People's Community Eating Disorder Service (CYP CEDS)

Band 7


Full Time 37.5 hours per week

There has never been a more exciting time to join Bradford District Care Trust!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lead psychological therapist - or mental health practitioner to join a full recruited well established children and young people's community eating disorders service hosted by Bradford Aire Wharfe Craven CAMHS. The successful applicant will join a 13.5 equivalent multi disciplinary team including psychology, psychiatry, nursing, CBT therapy, mental health practitioner and associate practitioner roles. We have a close working relationship with our paediatric colleagues who support with in patient re feeding when necessary. The family therapy FT AN, FT BN approach is at our core and we also offer a parent group, adjunct therapies, neurodevelopmental assessment and medication initiation and monitoring

Closing Date- 5th June 2023

Shortlisting Date- 12th June 2023

Interview Date - 19th June 2023

Main duties of the job

Provide leadership, managerial and supervisory responsibility for a group of practitioners working as a multidisciplinary team.

Working with the key partnerships including adult mental health and learning disability services, professionals in the primary care trust, Social Services, Education, and other Children's services including the voluntary sector.

About us

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: -

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and home lives and support staff by offering a fantastic range of benefits including :

Increase mileage rates for > 3500

A wide range of health and wellbeing support packages

A range of internal and external development and learning opportunities

Plus many more.

We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

BDCFT is dedicated to environmental and social sustainability by delivering on the commitments within our Green Plan. All staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in training and to identify and implement sustainable quality improvement across all service areas and activities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Job description and the person the specification for more details about this role.

Person Specification



  • primary professional qualification as per JD


  • Post registration qualification relevant to the field of child and adolescent mental health, for example ENB 603, AMP, therapeutic qualification, and management studies (health related)



  • Proven substantial experience in a CAMHS setting.
  • Awareness of the range of psychological treatment approaches used in CAMHS
  • Ability to assess the needs of children young people their families/carers, to provide appropriate treatment/care.
  • Experience of providing clinical supervision to a multidisciplinary team.
  • Proven experience liaising with referrers, other practitioners within and outside of the NHS


  • Experience of undertaking a wide range of therapeutic services, for example family therapy, group work, CB

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