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DBT Therapist- part time

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£45,753 to £52,067 a year Incl. 5% Fringe HCAS, pa, pro rata
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Mental health
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
Working within the SABP Centralised DBT Service, we are a small, friendly service based in Chertsey, Surrey, providing DBT services across Surrey.

providing fully adherent DBT services ( individual sessions, skills group teaching, telephone coaching and attending weekly Consultation meetings) . The team also offers DBT-informed work - socialization for those with barriers to joining the full DBT programme.

You are expected to work on our core days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Main duties of the job

To assess, plan, implement and evaluate the psychological needs of people using our serviceso To supervise and teach unqualified staff including studentso Promoting a psychological perspective both within teams and sharing with other colleagueso To support Service managers/ Clinical leads in the development and delivery of effective DBT services to include individual DBT sessions and Skills group teaching.o The postholder will be expected to work flexibly within the serv

About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

Eligibility to high cost area supplement is conditional upon candidates residence and will be discussed on offer.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please check the job description and personal specification document for more information on the requirement for this job.

Person Specification



  • Core profession in Psychology, RMN, OT or Social worker 2 years post qualification experience
  • previous DBT experience
  • good written communication skills


  • DBT intensive training
  • addition trauma work training such as EMDR.
  • other PD interventions training such as SCM, STEPPS or MBT.

group faciliator


  • group experience



  • good understanding of the core prinicples of DBT
  • supervision experience
  • good written communication skills
  • group experience


  • addition trauma work training such as EMDR.
  • other PD interventions training such as SCM, STEPPS or MBT.

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Office base Two Bridges Chertsey, travel required to other parts of the trust.

Guildford Road


KT16 9AU

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