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Band 7 - CBT Psychotherapist

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
£40,057 - £45,839 pa
Closing date
25 Jun 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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Do you have the Passion, Drive and Ability to deliver high quality compassionate care?

Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist

If you are a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist with core mental health experience, then we want to hear from you. The Trust has an amazing opening for someone who is seeking the challenge of working within an experienced team which is continually developing its practice. The team can offer excellent inhouse supervision and CPD, providing a good opportunity for skills development and enhancement.

The Role

Whilst a comprehensive Job Description and Person Specification are attached, summary elements include (but aren’t limited to):
  • Working as a member of the Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy team within Psychological Therapy Services and Planned Treatment and Recovery Teams as an autonomous cognitive behavioural psychotherapist.
  • Responsibility for the effective management and treatment of patients with complex presentations.
  • Provide evidence-based CBT interventions and develop treatment initiatives by means of expert evaluation, innovation, and research.
  • Provide expert CBT education, training and supervision to clinical staff working within or external to the Trust.

The Candidate

To succeed in this role, you will have (see attached Person specification for complete experience list):
  • Extensive post-qualification experience delivering specialist Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (CBT) for adults with a range of mental health problems where there is a strong evidence base for CBT, for example, depression, panic disorder, PTSD, cPTSD and OCD.
  • A core mental health professional qualification and membership of the appropriate statutory professional regulatory body (NMC, HCPC).
  • Post graduate diploma / degree in cognitive behavioural psychotherapy or equivalent e.g., recognised qualification as a High Intensity IAPT therapist.
  • Full practitioner accreditation with the BABCP.
  • Experience of delivering specialist CBT to a wide range of patients of varying cultural and demographic backgrounds, including working with interpreters.
  • Experience of highly specialist CBT assessment and treatment of patients with a wide range of diagnoses, across a range of care settings such as outpatient, community, primary care, inpatient and clients’ home.

You will need to have a full driving licence as the role covers Leicestershire County and Rutland.

In return, the Trust can offer a challenging, stimulating and ultimately, rewarding role with a renowned team. If you want to secure an interesting and challenging career, please contact us.

For informal enquiries, please contact:

Rachel Shelbourne

Tel: 0116 295 2305


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