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Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

Employer
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Location
Coventry City
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
11 Jul 2024

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Profession
Mental health, CBT therapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
To provide evidence based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy assessment and treatment to children, young people (CYP) and their families who have complex mental health difficulties.

To work autonomously within professional guidelines and within the overall framework of the Trust policies and procedures.

To be part of the RISE multi-disciplinary team delivering specialist interventions and provide expert clinical advice in MDT discussion.

To carry a CBT caseload and co-ordinate care for those children, young people and families on their caseload.

Main duties of the job

The Trust embraces the principles of Improving Working Lives, and all staff will be required to adhere to the standards laid down in this initiative. The post holder will be required to take part in an annual performance appraisal, where this job description will be reviewed, and objectives set. The Trust has a No Smoking Policy that prohibits any smoking whilst at work. To follow and adhere to the Trust's Health and Safety Policies and instructions and be responsible for your own and others health and safety in the workplace. The post holder is expected to contribute to the creation of a working environment where everyone feels respected, valued, and treated with dignity. This job description is not exhaustive and may be amended in consultation with the post holder. It should be reviewed whenever major changes have been agreed to the post and should be reviewed as part of the annual appraisal process to ensure it remains an accurate reflection of the duties and responsibilities undertaken by the post holder.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support groups

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be required to use a computer, either a stand-alone or as part of a networked system and will be responsible for the quality of information. The amount of time spent on this type of work will depend on the job. The Trust embraces the principles of Improving Working Lives, and all staff will be required to adhere to the standards laid down in this initiative. The post holder will be required to take part in an annual performance appraisal, where this job description will be reviewed, and objectives set.The Trust has a No Smoking Policy that prohibits any smoking whilst at work. To follow and adhere to the Trusts Health and Safety Policies and instructions and be responsible for your own and others health and safety in the workplace. The post holder is expected to contribute to the creation of a working environment where everyone feels respected, valued and treated with dignity.This job description is not exhaustive and may be amended in consultation with the post holder. It should be reviewed whenever major changes have been agreed to the post and should be reviewed as part of the annual appraisal process to ensure it remains an accurate reflection of the duties and responsibilities undertaken by the post holder.

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Relevant professional registration as Registered Mental Health Nurse, Allied Health Professional or Social Worker


Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • Skilled to provide CBT assessment, formulation and individual/group intervention for children young people and families who have complex mental health problems.
  • Ability to use a variety of psychometric questionnaires and routine outcome measures in clinical meaningful ways to inform practice.
  • Specialist knowledge of the range of young people's mental health problems and mental health services including risk assessment and management.
  • Knowledge of legislative frameworks and recent guideline in child and adolescent mental health service provision.
  • Ability to deliver evidence- based assessment, formulation and interventions.


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of collaborative multi-disciplinary and multi-agency work
  • Significant experience as a clinician in Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services


Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Address

Parkside Coventry

Coventry City

CV1 4FS

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444-6342813-CG

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