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CBT Therapist

Employer
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Wallsend
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 pro rata per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Mental health, CBT therapist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
North Tyneside Talking Therapies Service is a well established NHS Talking Therapies Service, providing psychological input to the North Tyneside population since 2008. We are a patient focused and pro-active community based primary care service with strong working relationships with GPs and our colleagues in secondary care and specialist services. We are committed to delivering high quality community oriented services, and to working in partnership with service users, carers, health and social care agencies and the voluntary sector. The team is an integrated mental health service made up of Low Intensity and High Intensity therapists , Counselling, Psychology and Employment Support working within steps 2-4 of the stepped care model. We work in a blended approach. Mix of working from home completing therapy virtually and working from Northumbria bases.

The service will accept any applications for part time hours/job share arrangements that fit with service need.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated individual to be part of the Step 3 team on permanent contract, to provide high intensity interventions, in a primary care setting. The post holder will work with clients who have a range of mental health problems for which their Talking Therapies experience has been demonstrated to be clinically effective, and will receive excellent support in their role, including extensive clinical and caseload supervision.

The post holder will work within North Tyneside Talking Therapies Service, providing high intensity interventions, mainly cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) or Interpersonal Therapy (IPT) to clients with a range of moderate to complex mental health problems for which CBT is demonstrated to be clinically effective.

About us

We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed, in addition to our state-of-the-art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England. We also care for people in their homes and provide services from facilities in local communities such as health centres. We give people greater choice and control over their care to help them to live independently at home and avoid hospital admission where appropriate. High quality patient care is at the heart of everything we do and we strive to ensure every single patient and service user has an exceptional experience with us. We have one of the most extensive patient experience programmes of any trust in England.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will work within North Tyneside Talking Therapies service (NHS Talking Therapies), providing high intensity interventions, mainly cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) or Interpersonal Therapy (IPT) to clients with a range of moderate to complex mental health problems for which CBT is demonstrated to be clinically effective.

To role model compassionate and inclusive leadership in order to shape the creation of a collective leadership culture within the trust. This means demonstrating a consistent leadership style which (a) engages, enables and empowers others (b) uses coaching to promote ownership of learning and quality improvement and (c) facilitates team working and collaboration within teams / departments and across organisational boundaries.

Person Specification

Qualification

Essential

  • A recorded/registered qualification in one of the following at graduate level in nursing, social work, occupational therapy, or within a psychological therapy or KSF, and further post graduate qualification training in evidence-based psychological therapies, including CBT, EMDR and/or IPT to at least equivalent of a Masters level (Post Graduate Diploma) and significant experience working as a psychological therapy practitioner.
  • Accredited with, or working towards accreditation with the BABCP (where CBT trained)
  • In depth knowledge of a range of IAPT compliant therapies. E.g. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Dynamic Interpersonal Psychotherapy (DIT), Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Couples Therapy for Depression


Desirable

  • Qualification in clinical supervision.


Employer details

Employer name

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

North Tyneside Talking Therapies

Elton Street East

Wallsend

NE28 8QU

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319-6209177IO

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