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CBT Psychotherapist

Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Are you a qualified or soon-to-be qualified CBT Psychotherapist looking for a new challenge in a supportive work environment?

We are looking for a CBT Psychotherapist to join our Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIPS) service, based in Maidstone. This is an exciting opportunity to join the team as it continues to expand and offer innovative interventions.In this role, you will be responsible for providing high-quality CBT and family interventions to people aged 14+ with a first experience of psychosis. You will also be involved in case consultation and collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team (MDT).

We have two roles available - the second is in our North Kent EIP team, based in Gillingham, so please apply for either role if you would like to be considered.

As a CBT Psychotherapist with KMPT, you will have plenty of support and opportunities to develop your own practice, whilst providing excellent care to people with psychosis and their families.

Candidate must hold a postgraduate Qualification in CBT, BABCP registration and have experience working with people with mental health problems. We welcome your application if you are awaiting your registration but have completed your training.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide CBT and family interventions to people with a first experience in psychosis
  • Conduct high-quality assessments and deliver evidence-based interventions
  • Collaborate effectively with the MDT to strengthen the team's therapeutic capacity
  • Contribute to service development and participate in research and evaluation activities

The Service

The Early Intervention for Psychosis Service is a well-respected and well-established multi-disciplinary service with a reputation for excellence. The EIP psychological therapies staff are integrated within EIPS and committed to providing support, excellent supervision and to developing its staff.

KMPT | Our Services - Early Intervention for Psychosis (West Kent and Medway)

About us

Come and work for us in the garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life. We are Kent and Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disabilities and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people in Kent and Medway, as well as specialist services for adults in Sussex and Surrey. We are rated Good overall by the CQC.Each year we care for over 2,000 people in our hospitals and 54,000 people in the community.We are proud to employ over 3,800 people from 66 nationalities, and to serve an increasingly diverse range of communities across rural urban areas.You will be joining friendly passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.Our StrategyOur mission is what we set out to do every dayWe deliver brilliant care through brilliant people.Our Vision is where we want to be in the futureTo provide outstanding care and to work in partnership to deliver this in the right place, for every service user, every time.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main responsibilities of the role. You can also Search: 'KMPT Careers Job ref: 380-WK069-I'

For immediate consideration, please email your CV to

Person Specification



  • Postgraduate Qualification in CBT
  • BABCP registration



  • Experience in Early Intervention in Psychosis/Adult Mental Health/Severe Mental Health problems
  • Experience in CBT/CBTp
  • Experience in MDT working
  • Experience in groupwork/familywork
  • Written communication skills
  • Knowledge of recovery, social inclusion and EIP policies
  • Audit, service evaluation & research experience


  • Experience in Children and Young People's Partnership Service (CHYPPS)

Employer details

Employer name

Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust


Avalon House

Heath Road


ME17 4AH

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