Senior Therapist

Employer
North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
£41,659 to £47,672 a year pro rata, per annum
Closing date
10 Oct 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Eating Disorders
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We have an exciting opportunity to join our developing adult eating disorder service. We are looking for confident clinical staff looking to develop their scope of practice and therapeutic skills by joining our team. Excellent induction and training opportunities available to help the successful applicant with professional development. Successful applicants will have a strong clinical background with excellent assessment, risk management, care co-ordination and clinical decision making skills. The treatment for eating disorders is based in psychological therapies and a willingness to develop skills in order to provide these interventions is with appropriate coaching and supervision from the team is essential.

SAEDS seeks to provide a high quality service to ensure that clients receive their care by the right person in the right place at the right time, supported by NICE guidance. Enhancing education, prevention, early intervention and strengthened pathways.

We are looking for a self-motivated, organised individual who is committed to the their role promoting the principles and practice of recovery is able to provide specialist eating disorder therapies as recommended by NICE guidelines and act as care co-ordinator where appropriate. If you have experience in leading, working in community settings and working collaboratively across teams you may be the person we are looking for.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a self-motivated, organised individual who is committed to the their role promoting the principles and practice of recovery and is able to provide specialist Enhanced Cognitive behaviour Therapy (CBT-e) and Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) models of treatment, supervise therapists and act as care co-ordinator. If you have experience in leading, working in community settings and working collaboratively across teams you may be the person we are looking for.

The Trust offers Continuing Professional Development (CPD) which is tailored to meet the professional development needs of individual practitioners.

About us

Our Trust is on an incredible journey of innovation and we'd like you to be part of it.

Our vision is 'To be Outstanding in all we do and how we do it.' Our teams pride themselves on compassion, team work and resilience. The Trust supports you by offering a flexible shift system including twilight shifts and compressed hours to support working families and our staff parking is free on all our main sites.

As an employee and representative of the Trust, you are required to demonstrate and uphold the Trust's Values. These are:

Proud to CARE:

Compassionate

Caring with compassion, it's about how we listen, what we say, what we do.

Approachable

Friendly, welcoming, sharing ideas and being open

Responsible

Taking personal and collective responsibility, being accountable for our actions

Excellent

Striving for the best, for high-quality safe care and continually improving

Job description Job responsibilities

To provide a specialist CBT-e & IPT model of treatment to clients within the Specialist Adult Eating Disorders service (SAEDS)

To provide supervision to therapists within the SAEDS.

To act as Care co-ordinator for Eating Disorder Service clients, as appropriate.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Qualification in Mental Health ie First level professional nursing / AHP / Social Work.


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