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Complex Trauma CBT Therapist

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Cannock and Tamworth
£40,057 - £45,839
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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Complex Trauma CBT Therapists

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) is a high performing provider of integrated health and care, providing physical and mental health, learning disabilities and adult social care services. Employing 8,500 staff with a turnover of £490m, the majority of our services are delivered in Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, however our Inclusion services can be found across the country. Our inclusive organisation has received excellent 2020/21 staff opinion survey results and has recently been short-listed for two prestigious HSJ Awards.

For further information, please click on Trust name above and take a look at our Benefits Leaflet.

The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme ‘Step into Health’, supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS

Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Wellbeing (IAPT) Service

CBT Therapists – Complex Trauma Specialism – Band 7

1 x Full time at Cannock base

1 x Full time at Tamworth base

Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust (MPFT) works in partnership with North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare (NSCHC) to deliver IAPT services across the whole of Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent.

Local Community Mental Health Transformation has enabled the creation of two new posts, one within each neighborhood team in South Staffordshire, for CBT Therapists to work exclusively with patients presenting to services with complex trauma. These posts will be managed and supervised within the IAPT service with some specialist supervision provided by secondary care therapists.

Applications are invited from BABCP accredited CBT Therapists who have been qualified for a minimum of 2 years and can demonstrate significant clinical experience of working with people experiencing trauma. Training in EMDR and/or experience of working in secondary care mental health services will be advantageous.

These posts are permanent contracts but please note, funding is currently only available for the Complex Trauma posts for 12 months. If funding is not extended after this time, post holders will be offered an ongoing role within the core IAPT service as step 3 CBT therapists.

This vacancy will close when enough applications have been received and may be before the advertised closing date.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION about your application. Please read. . . . . . . . . . . .

The Trust treats personal data collected during the recruitment process in accordance with the Information Governance Policy. Information about how your data is used and the basis for processing your data is contained within the Trust’s Privacy Notice

1. UPDATES & CORRESPONDENCE – All correspondence will be sent via email to the email address you used when making your application. Please check your email regularly. If you have selected updates by text messaging we will also correspond via this method.

2. EMPLOYMENT CHECKS – If selected for interview, you will be sent an email with the details of the documentation you need to bring along with you to verify your Right to work in the UK, your identity and DBS Check. Failure to bring the documentation will delay your employment if you are successful at interview.

3. REFERENCES - Please ensure you provide email addresses for all referees for the last 3 years of employment and advise of any gaps in employment. We will not request references prior to interview unless you have given permission on your application form to do so, however, if you are offered a position with the Trust, references will be requested at the point of offer and by completing this application you are giving your approval for this information to be requested.

MPFT is committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, ethnictity, sexual orientation, gender, disability and religion/belief.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early

For more details, please contact Sarah Watts

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