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Qualified CBT Therapist

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
Saltaire, Shipley
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Mental health, CBT therapist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Bradford Talking Therapies ( IAPT ) Service is an established, forward-thinking 'Improving Access to Psychological Therapies' (IAPT) service, providing psychological therapy for people across Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health problems.

The role will involve delivering CBT and candidates should hold accreditation with BABCP. The successful post holder will have completed either an IAPT High Intensity CBT course or a Post Graduate Diploma in CBT. Previous experience working in an IAPT, or equivalent adult service, would be beneficial, as would further additional training in IAPT approved therapies (EMDR). This vacancy is based within the six localities that cover the Bradford district locality teams within Bradford (South, City , North Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven district)

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 Lead Psychological Therapists

Assist the Team Manager and Clinical with operational duties and service development, including research and development activities.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a highly valued and fundamental part of what we do. Our CBT therapists provide disorder specific assessments, formulation, and NICE evidence-based CBT treatment for people with anxiety disorders and/or depression, including groups and 1-1 face-to-face and remote sessions.

Closing Date 21st July 2024

Shortlisting Date: 22nd July 2024

Interviews 31st July 2024

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

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

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

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification



  • Professional background in a mental health or health discipline requiring training to at least first-degree level.
  • Registration with own core profession.
  • Specialist post graduate training to masters level or equivalent in CBT
  • Accreditation from a recognised Psychological Therapy body e.g. BABCP, BACP, UKCP.


  • Involvement in innovative clinical practice
  • Experience in applying specialist psychological therapies.



  • Application of evidenced based psychological therapies relevant to the clinical service.


  • Teaching (clinical practice) qualification/certificate.

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust


New Mill

Victoria Road

Saltaire, Shipley

BD18 3LD

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