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CBT Psychotherapist / Psychologist

Employer
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Location
Gillingham
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024
Are you a qualified CBT Psychotherapist or Psychologist looking for your next challenge?Do you want to work for a supportive, friendly employer who supports work/life balance?

This is an exciting opportunity for a CBT therapist or Psychologist to join the North Kent (Dartford & Medway) team as it continues to expand and offer innovative interventions.

You will be responsible for offering high-quality CBT and family interventions across the KMPT EIP teams. Case consultation and joint work with staff in the multi-disciplinary team will also be an expectation.

You will have plenty of scope and support to develop your own practice, whilst providing a highly professional service to people with psychosis and to their families.

Main duties of the job

To participate in the provision of psychological services to people aged 14+ years with a first/recent experience of psychosis and to their families within the localities served by Kent & Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust. In particular:
  • To be responsible for the systematic provision of Psychological therapies and interventions
  • To undertake high quality direct and indirect specialist NICE compliant interventions
  • To strengthen the MDT's therapeutic capacity & work effectively with teams.

Essential Qualifications and Experience

Candidates must hold a postgraduate Qualification in CBT/Psychology, hold BABCP/HCPC registration, and have experience of working with people with mental health problems.

The Service

The Early Intervention for Psychosis Service is a well-respected and well-established multi-disciplinary service with a reputation for excellence. The EIP psychological therapies staff are integrated within EIPS and committed to providing support, excellent supervision and to developing its staff.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Psychologist or CBT therapist to join the team as it continues to expand and offer innovative interventions.

KMPT | Our Services - Early Intervention for Psychosis (West Kent and Medway)

KMPT | Our Services - Early Intervention for Psychosis (East Kent)

About us

Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.

We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to theattached job description for full details of the main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Postgraduate Qualification in CBTp/ Psychology
  • BABCP registration/HCPC
  • additional training


Experience

Essential

  • Years of Experience
  • Experience in EIP/AMH/Severe MH problems
  • Experience in CBT/CBTp
  • Experience in MDT working
  • Experience in groupwork/familywork
  • Written communication
  • Knowledge of recovery, social inclusion and EIP policies
  • audit, service evaluation & research


Desirable

  • Experiences in CHYPPS


Employer details

Employer name

Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust

Address

Britton House

Britton House, Britton Farm

Gillingham

ME7 1AL

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