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Psychological Therapist or Clinical Psychologist

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Mental health, Psychologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
There has never been a more exciting time to join Bradford District Care Trust!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Psychological Therapist or Clinical Psychologist to join a well-established Looked After and Adopted children's team in Bradford CAMHS. The successful applicant will join a multi-disciplinary team including mental health practitioner, Social Workers, Occupational Therapist, Drama Therapist, Play Therapist, CBT therapist, Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic psychotherapist, Clinical psychologist, and Forensic psychologist some of whom have undertaken other specialisms such as EMDR. There are also trainee Child and adolescent psychoanalytic psychotherapist along with DDP clinicians working towards their practicum.

We have a close working relationship with Childrens Social Care and the Children In Care Nurses . We use a Consultation, Assessment and Therapy Model working closely with other CAMHS teams where necessary.

Bradford District Care Trust offerhigh quality care and standardsto connectpeople to the right care, when and where they need it, and to be the best place to work.

If you feel you would like to join our dynamic team to serve one of the most vulnerable groups of Children in the Bradford District, we would welcome your application.

Closing Date - 16th June 2024

Shortlisting Date- 20th June 2024

Interview date - 18th July - to be confirmed

Main duties of the job

  • Provide evidence based psychological therapy, making autonomous clinical decisions about own professional practice.
  • Provide clinical supervision, consultation and advice to Psychological Therapists.
  • Assist the Team Manager with service development, including research and development activities.

About us

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: -

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and home lives and support staff by offering a fantastic range of benefits including :

Increase mileage rates for > 3500

A wide range of health and wellbeing support packages

A range of internal and external development and learning opportunities

Plus many more.

We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

BDCFT is dedicated to environmental and social sustainability by delivering on the commitments within our Green Plan. All staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in training and to identify and implement sustainable quality improvement across all service areas and activities.

The Trust reserves the right to close this position early if a significant number of applications are received .

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Job description and the person specification for more details about this role.

Person Specification



  • Qualified Psychologist OR Professional background in a mental health or health discipline requiring training to at least first-degree level. AND Registration with own core profession. AND Specialist post graduate training to masters level or equivalent in a psychotherapeutic modality - including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Systemic Therapy AND Accreditation from a recognised Psychological Therapy body e.g. BABCP, BACP, UKCP.


  • ENB 998 or other teaching certificate



  • Experience in relevant area of mental health practise.
  • Application of evidenced based psychological therapies relevant to the clinical service.
  • Clinical leadership experience


  • Involvement in innovative clinical practice.

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust


Fieldhand CAMHS

Lister Hills



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