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Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) Supervisor

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£40,057 to £45,839 a year Per Annum
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated CBT Therapist with experience of working with young people and families, to join our vibrant Child & Adolescent Mental team in the Penwith Locality. If you value and enjoy team working and want to develop your clinical expertise, this post will offer further professional development, lots of support and guidance, where you can build your career.

we're hoping to find a CBT Therapist who values excellence, is passionate about best practice, and wants to deliver the best outcomes for the young people who access the service in the far west of Cornwall.

you'll working closely with all members of the team. Supervision and ongoing support and training will be provided to enable you to develop your expertise.

You'll be an accredited CBT Therapist and either qualified as a supervisor or willing to train as a CBT supervisor, offering one to one evidence based interventions and groups sessions for young people with mental health problems and their families, working alongside other CAMHS clinicians and other statutory and voluntary agencies.

Main duties of the job

To provide a professionally autonomous, high quality, evidence-based CBT therapy assessment and psychological therapy service to children, young people, and their families.

To provide highly specialist advice and consultation regarding formulations and treatment to colleagues and external agencies as required.

To take full or part responsibility for supervision of trainee therapists up to Masters' degree level.

To contribute to the CPD training of other Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust professionals (such as SHOs, Senior Registrars, Trainee Psychologists) as agreed with the manager.

To provide supervision to clinicians with Partnership Services for Children, Young People and Families and others as agreed.

To develop, implement and audit CBT services for Children and Families and to propose, initiate and move forward wider developments in the Children's Service.

To foster and maintain productive links with the other child and adult mental health teams and other service providers and agencies with whom the post liaises.

To undertake service governance activity, including research and audit as appropriate.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Just over 532,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services

Job description Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification Education/ Qualification and Relevant experiance Essential
  • Core professional registration - e.g., NMC, HCPC
  • BABCP accredited CBT therapist.
  • Masters level qualification in CBT therapy.
  • Evidence of ongoing CPD in relevant areas
  • Extensive experience of working with children and/or adolescents with mental health problems.
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Experience in applying specialist CBT therapy knowledge and skills to Child and Adolescent mental health problems.
Knowledge and abilities Essential
  • Skills in applying highly specialist CBT therapy knowledge and skills to Child and Adolescent mental health problems.
  • Skills in assessment, care planning and individual and family work.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to impart sensitive information in a manner appropriate to the recipient.
  • Basic IT skills.
Personal Qualities Essential
  • Full UK drivers licence

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