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High Intensity CBT Therapist

Employer
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Basingstoke
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Profession
Mental health, CBT therapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity to work as a full time (37.5 hours per week) High Intensity CBT Therapist within our Mental Health Support Teams in schools within the Basingstoke, Andover and Winchester areas. You will be providing a high quality, specialist psychological therapy service to young people, their families or carers. In addition, you will support psychological practice within the team by communicating effectively about the psychological care of young people, contribute to the supervision of Education Mental Health Practitioners and trainees, as well as less experienced psychological therapists, and will participate in systematic clinical governance.

You will be required to:

Deliver evidence-based interventions for children and young people in education settings with mild to moderate mental health problems.

Help children and young people within these settings who present with more severe problems to rapidly access more specialist services.

Support/facilitate staff in education settings to identify and where appropriate manage issues related to mental health and wellbeing.

Work with and within education environments to afford better access to specialist mental health services as part of CAMHS

Main duties of the job

To work as a member of the Mental Health Support Teams in schools, providing a high quality, specialist psychological therapy service to young people, their families or carers. In addition, to support psychological practice within the team by communicating effectively about the psychological care of young people, by contributing to the supervision of Education Mental Health Practitioners and trainees, as well as less experienced psychological therapists, and by participating in systematic clinical governance.

*Deliver evidence-based interventions for children and young people in education settings with mild to moderate mental health problems

*Helping children and young people within these settings who present with more severe problems to rapidly access more specialist services

*Supporting/facilitating staff in education settings to identify and where appropriate manage issues related to mental health and wellbeing

*Working with and within education environments to afford better access to specialist mental health services

About us

Southern Health is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health and learning disabilities, as well as offering physical health community-based services.

With a workforce of more than 7000 and a footprint that spans more than 200 sites across Hampshire, we're wholeheartedly committed to providing the best possible healthcare, reaching a range of diverse communities, whilst placing patients and staff at the forefront of all our endeavours.

We are currently working closely with other NHS Trusts to integrate all our collective community, mental health, and learning disability services. Our new organisation, to be known as Hampshire and Isle of Wight NHS Foundation Trust, is set to launch in July 2024.

The transformation will happen in staggered stages Hampshire CAMHS, part of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust joined Southern Health in February 2024, with Isle of Wight NHS Trust mental health and community services transitioning in early May 2024. The final combination of Southern Health and Solent Trusts is anticipated to occur in July 2024, when the new organisation will be formed.

Our new Trust will continue to cater to the unique needs of different communities, making healthcare across the county more accessible, as well as offering staff more opportunities for career development, training and partnership working.

Join us as we embark on this exciting journey to shape the future of healthcare in Hampshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Recognised professional training in a psychological therapy as specified in the appendix
  • Professionally registered as specified in the Appendix


Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Bramblys Grange Health Centre

Bramblys Drive

Basingstoke

Hampshire

RG21 8UN

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