We are looking for a High Intensity CBT Therapist to join My Wellbeing IAPT Service - an established forward-thinking 'Improving Access to Psychological Therapies' (IAPT) service. This vacancy is based within the North team however, you may also be required to provide input across the other areas of the Bradford district.
You will be providing CBT interventions, and hold accreditation with BABCP. Any other IAPT recognised qualifications would be useful e.g EMDR. There are potential opportunities within this role to develop. For example, to become a supervisor, to deliver other evidence-based treatment for clients, or becoming 'Champions' of special interest areas, as part of ongoing service developments. Closing date - 10th August 2022 Shortlisting date - 11th August 2022 Proposed interview date - 22nd August 2022
Main duties of the job
Provide evidence based psychological therapy, making autonomous clinicaldecisions about own professional practice.
Provide clinical supervision, consultation and advice to Lead PsychologicalTherapists.
Assist the Team Manager and Clinical with operational duties and servicedevelopment, including research and development activities.
Bradford District Care Trust is an award-winning Trust that provides a range of innovative services that have been recognised as best practice nationally. As a provider of care for people of all ages who have mental and/or community health needs we are dedicated to providing a high-quality service, close to where people live and as much as possible tailored to an individual's needs.
The Trust's purpose is to create connected communities and help people to feel as healthy as they can be at every point in their lives and our vision is to connect people to the best quality care, when and where they need it and be a national role model as an employer and provide our staff with the best place to work.
Everything we do is underpinned by our core values:
We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference
We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs
We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners
Job description Job responsibilities
Work with autonomous professional judgement, together with other psychological therapists, to deliver evidence-based therapy to individual and groups ofpatients.
Manage a designated caseload of patients with responsibility for theirassessment, implementation and evaluation of therapy.Supervise and support Lead Psychological Therapists.
Proactively contribute to the achievement of positive clinical outcomes.
This will include conducting evaluations using clinical outcome measures and satisfaction surveys.
Communicate effectively with patients, relatives/carers and colleagues from diverse backgrounds in a manner that is sensitive, open, welcoming and person centered.
The Covid-19 vaccination remains the best line of defense against Covid-19 to protect individuals, colleagues, patients, and communities, and the Trust encourages staff to take up the offer of being fully vaccinated. Please note all staff members who are working in healthcare premises, working with patients/service users and/or undertaking patient/service user visits will be required to take a twice weekly Lateral Flow Test, and to produce evidence of their negative test result on request. If you have any concerns about whether this affects your eligibility to undertake a role with the Trust, you may wish to contact the recruiting manager to discuss this further. Staff are able to order LFT kits through the Government website free of charge.
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- Professional background in a mental health or health discipline requiring training to at least first-degree level.
- Registration with own core profession.
- Specialist post graduate training to masters level or equivalent in CBT
- Accreditation from a recognised Psychological Therapy body e.g. BABCP, BACP, UKCP.
- Teaching (clinical practice) qualification/certificate.
- Experience in relevant area of mental health practice.
- Application of evidenced based psychological therapies relevant to the clinical service.
- Clinical leadership experience
- Supervision experience - individually and in group format.
- Involvement in innovative clinical practice
- Experience delivering psychological therapies to groups of patients.
- Experience in applying specialist psychological therapies.
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