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CBT Psychotherapist/ Clinical or Counselling Psychologist

Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
24 Nov 2023
What is it like to work for Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust? Why not find out and join our Early Intervention for Psychosis Service.

Our friendly Early Intervention for Psychosis Service in Arndale House, Dartford are seeking a CBT Psychotherapist/ Clinical or Counselling Psychologist, apply now and kickstart your career in the NHS.

The Early Intervention for Psychosis Service is a well-respected and well-established multi-disciplinary service with a reputation for excellence. The EIP psychological therapies staff are integrated within EIPS and committed to providing support, excellent supervision and to developing its staff.

This is an exciting opportunity for a CBT therapist or Psychologist to join the North Kent (Dartford & Medway) team as it continues to expand and offer innovative interventions.

CBT Psychotherapist/ Clinical or Counselling Psychologist Benefits
  • Annual leave allowance starting at 27 days per year (when working full time) + Bank Holiday's.
  • Access to the fantastic NHS pension scheme.
  • Eligibility for the Blue Light Card (discount service for the NHS, providing members with thousands of amazing discounts online and on the high street).

Main duties of the job

You would be responsible for offering high quality CBT and family interventions across the Kent & Medway EIP team. Case consultation and joint working with staff in the multi-disciplinary team will also be an expectation. You will have plenty of scope and support to develop your own practice, whilst providing a highly professional service to people with psychosis and to their families.

About us

Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.

We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To undertake high quality direct (assessment and therapeutic) and indirect (consultative, advisory and evaluative) specialist CBTp/psychological and family interventions in EIPTo work as part of the multi-disciplinary team supporting care planning & risk management.To support trainee placements and offer supervision where appropriate.

Please see job description for full details

Person Specification



  • Postgraduate Qualification in CBTp/ Psychology
  • BABCP registration/HCPC
  • additional training



  • Years of Experience
  • Experience in EIP/AMH/Severe MH problems
  • Experience in CBT/CBTp
  • Experience in MDT working
  • Experience in groupwork/familywork
  • Written communication
  • Knowledge of recovery, social inclusion and EIP policies
  • audit, service evaluation & research


  • Experiences in CHYPPS

Employer details

Employer name

Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust


Arndale House

Spital Street



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