Dynamic Interpersonal Therapist (DIT) - Band 6

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 a year pro rata
Closing date
14 Aug 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
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IAPT Dynamic Interpersonal Therapist - Band 6

Coventry and Rugby

4 days, permanent role

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Dynamic Interpersonal Therapist to join the Coventry and Rugby Healthy Mind IAPT team, to provide excellent high quality interventions in accordance with NICE guidelines. Working with clients who are presenting with a range of complex depression related problems and who are deemed appropriate for psychodynamic psychotherapy.

This is a great opportunity to be a part of an experienced and committed service in a forward-thinking organisation and make a tangible difference to those struggling with anxiety and depression.

We support flexible working and currently offer a mix of remote and face to face treatments however a fully remote option would be considered however please note that there may be occasions when attendance would be required at the service base or for training.

Please note many Trust interviews are currently taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

Main duties of the job

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.

The post holder will be part of an Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service and will provide Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy for individuals diagnosed with depression.

The post holder will work within the remit of the Dynamic Interpersonal training

The post holder will work with people with different cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary and should be committed to equal opportunities.

About us

The Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust IAPT service is a well established and high performing service offering high quality, evidence based psychological interventions for our identified populations. We strongly believe that good clinical supervision, fidelity to the therapy models and a highly motivated and skilled workforce are key components to our continuing success.

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.

Job description Job responsibilities

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.

The candidate must have completed the IAPT specific (DIT) Dynamic Interpersonal Training Course and have substantial therapeutic experience.

The criteria that MUST be met are as follows:
  • Diploma inPsychodynamic therapy or other relevant IAPT compliant therapyandsuccessfully completed theIAPT DIT training

  • HPC registered or,UKCP,BPC,BACP accredited

Person Specification QUALIFICATIONS Essential
  • Diploma in psychodynamic therapy or other IAPT compliant therapy
  • Successfully completed the IAPT Dynamic Interpersonal Training Course
  • HPC registered or BACP/UKCP/BCP accredited
  • Full range of skills as laid out in the competency framework for Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (Lemma 2011)
  • Well developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, complex and/or clinically sensitive information to clients, their families, carers and other professional colleagues both within and outside the NHS
  • Significant post qualification experience and supervised practice
  • Experience of working in a medical setting, IAPT, primary care, mental health services, social services or equivalent setting
  • Highly experienced in working therapeutically with a diverse and complex patient population, including patients from diverse ethnic backgrounds, using interpreters if needed. Sensitive to and respectful of patients' differing cultural, religious and social issues.
  • Car driver and car owner and able to move within one day to more than one practice.

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