IAPT High Intensity CBT Therapist

East London NHS Foundation Trust
£45,024 to £50,806 a year per annum inc HCA
Closing date
24 Jul 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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At Newham Talking Therapies we aim to ensure that we deliver the care and treatment that we would want for our loved ones. To meet this aim we are looking for practitioners who are passionate about delivering effective and responsive therapies.

Main duties of the job

We can only provide residents the tools to change their lives by having effective staff! Newham Talking Therapies can offer help you develop and cultivate your clinical therapy approaches. Newham is a wonderfully diverse borough that offers practitioners so much wealth in terms of learning from our residents. If you are looking to widen your therapy experience, gain expertise or to have opportunities to progress clinically or within management areas, NTT could be the place for you!

So who are we?

We are where IAPT begun! Newham Talking Therapies was the first NHS IAPT pilot site which from our service led to the national role of IAPT, one of the worlds largest mental health projects. We are also one of the longest running and clinically effective IAPT services in the country.

We are committed to the progression of our team members and our posts are formulated to allow for development of clinical expertise in chosen clinical areas. As well as offering a range of therapies, the service also runs as a training centre, therefore offering opportunities for supervision and training. NTT prides ourselves on being innovators in best practice and a service that is always looking to enhance our provision to our residents.

Who are we looking for?

We are aiming to recruit several High Intensity CBT Therapist to join our creative and high performing team!

About us

We are part of East London NHS Foundation Trust which has been rated Outstanding for the second year by Care Quality Commission (CQC) and are committed to ensuring a healthy work life balance and a positive working environment.

There are many benefits to working at East London Foundation Trust such as.

Competitive NHS pension

Cycle to work and home technology schemes

NHS discounts across a range of brands

Interest free train ticket loan

Wellbeing classes yoga, pilates.

Employee assistance programme to help manage difficult times within our own mental health

Get involved in staff networks including LBTQ+, Women's, BAME networks

Reduced childcare

And much more!

Find out more about us at https://newhamtalkingtherapies.nhs.uk/

If you have any further questions, please contact Chris Spanton, Deputy Clinical Lead on 020 8536 2161 for an inf

Job description Job responsibilities

You will work alongside professionals from various clinical approaches trained in modalities such as guided self-help, EMDR, IPT, DIT, CfD, BCT and more! We also have a dedicated team working with physical health related problems and long-term conditions; this offers many opportunities to work within other internal teams.

You would also hold a small caseload of face-to-face clients and offer the majority of your clinical work via video and telephone. Currently our staff are attending our clinical buildings one day a week and then working the rest of the week at home, this would be continually reviewed inline with our clinical demands.

We welcome therapists who are looking to develop their expertise working with PTSD and as part of this role we will offer the opportunity to begin EMDR training within the first year of employment and PTSD based CPD.

We fully welcome applications from those wishing to do part time or flexible hours. Our service runs Monday to Friday (8am to 8pm) and you could choose your hours to suit your personal life however we would ask you to still work a minimal of one evening week

We will also support access to relocation funds.

We welcome applications from CBT therapists in training.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • HCPC registered Counselling or Clinical Psychologist (eligible for BABCP accreditation) OR Psychological Therapist/High Intensity therapist (CBT) with a core mental health training e.g. nursing, social work, accredited and registered by BABCP, UKCP and HPC
  • Relevant specialist trainings or qualifications in other High Intensity Therapies and accreditation with professional body
  • Training or qualification in providing CBT in group formats.
Experience Essential
  • Training in provision of supervision for CBT
  • Ability to meet agreed/specified service targets
  • Able to write clear reports and letters to referrers
  • Experience in treating Post traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Experience of delivering therapy in a group format
Skills Essential
  • Full range of skills and competencies as laid out in the competence framework for CBT (Roth and Pilling 2007)
  • Computer literate
  • Has received training (either formal of through experience) and carried out risk assessments within scope of practice
  • Able to develop good therapeutic relationships with clients
  • Completed clinical audits within a service
  • Experience of using IAPT clinical systems, eg. Iaptus

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