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High Intensity Worker

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit dedicated, enthusiastic and innovative individuals to join an evolving team to provide CBT to the population of the East Riding of Yorkshire. Working as a CBT therapist within the NHS East Riding Talking Therapies you will deliver therapy via telephone, virtual communication and face to face.

We can offer a blended approach of office based and working from home working opportunity.

We are a Lead Provider of Talking Therapy services in the East Riding and work closely with our partner providers.

We are an Accredited Service with an excellent reputation and an impressive record of meeting the required Talking Therapy National and Local standards.

We are proud of the high quality of service we offer to our community.

Remote working positions would be considered when applying for this role.

Main duties of the job

The Service supports people aged 16 and upwards in the community providing a range of recovery focused Talking Therapy interventions for people with mild, moderate and moderately/severe common mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression. The service provides a stepped care treatment approach.

The post holder will:
  • Manage a specialised caseload of moderate to moderately/severe psychological disorders
  • Make decisions on suitability of new referrals, working to the department's referral protocol
  • Engage in regular clinical and managerial supervision
  • Supported to attend dedicated CPD days from the Bespoke training package
  • Support a diverse population across the East Riding
  • Fulfil supervisor responsibilities.

Please note that we are recruiting candidates that are BABCP Accredited (or Accreditable).

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust delivering integrated services across Hull, East and North Yorkshire. Find out more on our website

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our colleagues and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.

We are proud to score above or equal to the average for all NHS People Promise theme areas demonstrating our commitment to improve the experience of working in the NHS for everyone. Wherever you work we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need to get you started.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Work life balance is about having influence and flexibility over when, where and how you work. If the work pattern for this role does not meet your needs, we welcome an application and are happy to discuss working arrangements that differ from those advertised.

We offer a unique range of benefits that go above and beyond other NHS Trusts including an enhanced leave package and health and wellbeing support.

From city to countryside, market towns to moors you'll find a place to call home including some of the most affordable places to live in the UK.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information with regard to this vacancy please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification



  • Full understanding/application of relevant clinical practice/standards/audit within identified clinical area
  • Ability to evaluate and put in place the effect of training
  • Demonstrate specialist understanding of anxiety and depression and how it may present in Primary care
  • Demonstrate specialist knowledge of the issues surrounding work and the impact it can have on mental health
  • Basic IT skills


  • Evidence of project work that has impacted on practice and demonstrates a higher level of communication/planning/change that impacts within own area of work/responsibility
  • Completed clinical audits within a service



  • Demonstrable experience of working in mental health services
  • Experience of providing evidence of providing CBT interventions
  • Experience with routine outcome monitoring
  • Experience of teaching and liaising with other professionals
  • Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD) relevant to the clinical area at specialist/advanced level of care
  • Evidence of development of specialist practice skills and able to demonstrate the impact of this on practice change/development


  • Development of advance/expert level of practice skills and able to demonstrate the impact of this on practice change/development
  • Experience of working in Primary Care Services
  • Experience of working in a service where agreed targets are in place & demonstrating clinical outcomes
  • Leadership/management experience which has had a positive impact and created change within the service delivery/practice



  • Degree level qualification in core profession
  • A Post Graduate Diploma CBT qualification which meets the criteria for British Association of Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapists BABCP accreditation with evidence of experience delivering CBT in an Talking Therapy (IAPT)
  • Talking Therapy (IAPT)qualification in High Intensity CBT Psychological Therapies - post graduate certificate level
  • Accredited or working towards accreditation with the BABCP


  • Clinical supervision qualification

Skills and competencies


  • Effective inter-personal skills and experience in mentoring
  • The ability to be resilient and maintain one's own wellbeing whilst working in stressful situations, managing a high volume caseload.
  • Ability to work positively within a team.


  • Experience of giving clinical Supervision

Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


St Andrews Place

271 St Georges Road



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