Clinical Lead Step 2 (IAPT)

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£48,526 to £54,619 a year per annum
Closing date
3 Oct 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
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The Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven MyWellbeing IAPT Service is looking to recruit a Step 2 Clinical Lead, to join the well-established leadership Team.

The Clinical Lead will be responsible clinical leadership, supervision , and advice on psychological therapies within the service. You will also lead on service developments, research and audit, clinical governance and ensure the current in-house CPD package is maintained.

You should have experience of working in an IAPT service, and have knowledge of the challenges this faces.

The position is full time (37.5 hours) and will require the successful post holder to travel across the Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven District.

Please note due to Covid-19 interviews will be conducted through Microsoft Teams

Closing Date - 3rd October 2022

Shortlisting Date - 4th October 2022

Interview Date - 12th October 2022

Main duties of the job

Job Purpose:
  • Provide specialist evidence based psychological therapy, making autonomous clinical decisions about own professional practice.
  • Provide clinical leadership, supervision, consultation and advice on psychological therapies.
  • Provide clinical consultation and advice to healthcare professionals across all localities.
  • Support adherence to relevant NICE guidance and clinical governance arrangements.
  • To ensure the clinical effectiveness of own practice and of service functioning by undertaking research and development activities relevant to the service area.
  • Work with the Team/Clinical Manager on service development, leading research and development activities

About us

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

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and home lives and support staff by offering a fantastic range of benefits including :

Advanced Fuel expenses payment

Increase mileage rates for > 3500

A wide range of health and wellbeing support packages

A range of internal and external development and learning opportunities

Plus many more.

We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

BDCFT is dedicated to environmental and social sustainability by delivering on the commitments within our Green Plan. All staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in training and to identify and implement sustainable quality improvement across all service areas and activities.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Job description and the person specification for more details about this role.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Doctorate level training in clinical or applied psychology, as accredited by the BPS, or a BPS Statement of Equivalence.
  • or Post graduate CBT training AND Accreditation from a recognised Psychological Therapy body
  • Undertaken post-qualification further training in a specialised area of psychological practice e.g. neuropsychology, EMDR, DBT Leadership training.
  • BABCP Trainer and or Supervision Accreditation
Experience Essential
  • Significant IAPT experience and knowledge
  • Application of evidenced based specialist psychological therapies relevant to the clinical service.
  • Application of specialist psychological therapy within individual and group modality.
  • Involvement in innovative clinical practice
  • Experience applying specialist psychological therapy to patients who have complex difficulties.
  • Involvement in clinical research programmes.

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