Band 7 CBT therapist
All Aged Eating Disorder Service Band 7 0.8 wte Permanent Across the Black Country
Main duties of the job
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Cognitive Behavioural Therapist to join our team and contribute to shaping this aspirational service. The post holder will provide highly specialist CBT work and contribute to the assessment, formulation and delivery of evidence based psychological treatments for people with eating disorders and their families, a s part of an MDT approach.. Whilst prior experience of working with eating disorders is of course beneficial, we would be keen to hear from anybody with transferable skills and enthusiasm for the field.
About us The All Age Eating Disorder Service is forward thinking in developing care across the age range using evidence based treatments and providing quality, safe and prompt interventions. We are in the process of delivering our all age model across the whole of the Black Country and are looking for a clinical or counselling psychologist with a special interest in eating disorders to join our team and contribute to the delivery and development of this growing service. The service is part of the FREED network to deliver care for early intervention in the treatment of eating disorders and we are ensuring all of the service will deliver on prompt access and waiting times across the service regardless of age. The service is multidisciplinary and psychologically informed, building its existing pathways around severe enduring eating disorders and physical health care. Our most recent CQC inspection of the service rated us Good in all areas and Outstanding in responsiveness and our vision is to work as a team to continuously improve.
We positively welcome applications from people who represent diverse communities.
Job description Job responsibilities
As a CBT Therapist you will be experienced in delivering CBT and be able to deliver this to people across the age range who have an eating disorder. You will be able to deliver training to the team who deliver CBT-E and engage in CPD training for your development too. You will engage in supervision and supervising trainee CBT therapists and ensure that CBT is delivered keeping patients needs at the centre of treatment. As part of the team you will demonstrate trust and personal values of caring and team working with integrity. Team work is paramount to what we do and it is great to be a part of.
Person Specification essentail Essential
- Accreditated CBT therapist or working towards
- Post graduate experience demonstrates ability of transferable skills
- experience in working with people who have an eating disorder
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