Registered Professional - Band 6

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Stratford upon Avon
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
4 Oct 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Registered Professional - Band 6

Full time, permanent role

South Warwickshire Community Mental health & Wellbeing Team is a service arranged around individual needs. This post sits within the Non-Psychosis, pathway. This includes people with emotion regulation difficulties, mood disorders, anxiety, depression, OCD symptoms, and eating disorders which do not meet the threshold for the current Eating disorder service.

Our Team covers the locality of South Warwickshire. We have two bases, one in Stratford on Avon & one in Leamington Spa, and we work across both bases.

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 team has invested in considerable staff training and development over the years to develop staff skills with working with our patient group. Working within an established team, you'll be managing a caseload of clients who have complex mental health problems and delivering a range of interventions. As a successful candidate you will have the opportunity to build your skills and confidence. You will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, using evidence-based approaches and time limited interventions. You'll be communicating with a wide variety of clients; professionals; partners and agencies.

As part of working in our team you will be working with some individuals who can present as chaotic & emotionally dysregulated. This can be a challenging patient group, however, we have a positive attitude & non-judgemental approach toward our patient group, understanding what has brought them to their current presentation, recognising individual strengths and establishing clear, focussed, professional relationships that identify clear boundaries and expectations for both the patient and clinician. This empowers both patient and clinician to see what can be achieved through clear collaborative care planning.

About us

Working for our Team offers you the opportunity to develop some excellent specialist skills and take part in imaginative and effective interventions. Time is spent investing in your development and there are lots of opportunities to shadow colleagues on duty, during assessments and on visits when you first join us. There are a lot of training opportunities within the team and time is given to allow you to access this. This will allow you to confidently undertake the role of delivering treatment and interventions to your patient's. You will also be part of a duty team and undertake trusted assessments. The nature of the team means that you bring your knowledge, experience, enthusiasm and empathy and are exposed to the knowledge and skills of other colleagues within the team which promotes growth and development within your own practice at an accelerated rate. We are a team that recognises the work we do can be difficult at times and we have a strong supportive approach- both in professional matters and passing on good practice, learning and sharing risk but also when it impacts on us personally. You will have access to Managerial, clinical and peer supervision and we are a supportive team.

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.

We are looking for staff with experience of assessing and working with people with complex and significant mental health problems. We see this as an ideal opportunity to further develop specialist skills. It is important you have good communication skills and can work on your own initiative as well as collaboratively with colleagues. A willingness and enthusiasm to learn new skills and develop your practice is vital.

This team provides interventions on a one to one basis and group formats. You will have the opportunity to participate and run groups and you will be given training within the team for this. Therefore, a willingness to deliver group intervention would be desirable.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Relevant Professional Qualification ie. RMN, DipCOT
  • Current unrestricted registration with HCPC/NMC
  • Specialist knowledge across a range of procedures and theory
  • Professional knowledge acquired through degree/ diploma
  • Relevant training and experience specialist short courses
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
Knowledge and skills Essential
  • Excellent written communication skills
Experience Essential
  • Substantial experience in a Community Mental health care setting
  • Developed specialist knowledge gained within a similar environment over a considerable period of time
  • Significant experience of undertaking assessment, formulation, risk assessment and positive risk management
  • Experience of safeguarding and investigations
  • Proven experience of people management
Other Essential
  • Must have full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle for business use

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