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Senior Clinical Psychologist

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
9 Dec 2023

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Mental health, Psychologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Clinical Psychologist

Band 7

Full time 37.5 hours

Permanent contract

Bradford and Airedale Early Intervention Team is a Top Performing psychological service, supporting those between 14 - 65 who may be 'At Risk' of, or experiencing, a first episode of Psychosis. The service works to a Bio-Psycho-Social-Spiritual model and is committed to flexible and adapted ways of working to best serve our community.

You will be responsible for delivering Psychological Interventions - primarily CBT - to the young people and adults who use our service. You will work closely with your own supervisor and Team Lead to ensure an MDT approach is maintained with all Service Users, and you are supported with your cases.

The post will guide Cluster Teams within Aire Warf and Craven and EI-CAMHS, in psychological ways of working, and promote formulation within MDT discussions. You will be part of the Psychological Therapist Team who are a supportive and have established reflective spaces to scaffold practice and promote wellbeing.

For more information and how to apply please contact:

Clair McMaster, Senior Psychological Therapist


Mobile: 07860 916 745

Main duties of the job

About us

Bradford and Airedale Early Intervention Service is one of the top performing services for Early Intervention in the UK. We have an excellent professional and clinical supervision system with further opportunities for development. We have very supportive and inclusive work environments, with an emphasis on creative and adapted practice.

About youWe are looking for a motived, and reflective practitioner with a passion for working flexibly within the communities of Bradford. We welcome CBT practitioners nearing the end of their qualification - this is a great opportunity to broaden existing skills in CBT.

* Accreditation with BABCP is a requirement of the role. The role would be offered at Band 6 until accreditation is complete for those completing their training. *

In our efforts to develop a representative workforce, we would like to encourage applications from individuals of a Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background who may be representative of the diverse community in Bradford.

For more information and how to apply please contact:

Clair McMaster, Senior Psychological Therapist, Future Focus Lead


Mobile: 07860 916 745

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 person specification for further details about this role.

Person Specification



  • Formal qualification (Or near completion) in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Accreditation (or working towards accreditation) with the relevant professional body, including through non-professional route
  • Experience of working with adults with mental health problems



  • Previous mental health qualification e.g. Clin. Psych., RMN, Dip. SW., Post Graduate Certificate in Primary Care Mental Health.

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust


Culture Fusion

125 Thornton Road



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