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Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£48,526 to £54,619 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
28 Sep 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
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Derbyshire Healthcare Foundation Trust are excited to advertise this newly developed CAMHS CBT Lead Role. We would consider applications for Full or Part time hours.

The successful post-holder will be part of the developments taking place across the Trust regarding the Psychological Therapies Organisational Structure review and will lead in the provision and transformation of CBT across the CAMHS Service Line.
  • To lead the CBT service within CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental health Services) DHCFT (Derbyshire Healthcare Foundation Trust) and to link with the wider CBP service across the Trust.
  • To provide a highly specialist Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy service by utilising advanced theoretical knowledge and skills to clients within Derby City and South Derbyshire CAMHS.
  • To work in a consultative role, offering advice, clinical expertise and supervision from a CBP framework to other health care professions.
  • To practice autonomously, within professional and British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy (BABCP) guidelines and DHCFT's and CBP department's policies and procedures.
  • To research clinical practice for audit, policy and service development, alongside systematic evaluation and development of treatment protocols.
  • In collaboration with other senior clinicians implement teaching and training within the service at introductory, intermediate and specialist professional level.

Main duties of the job

  • Managing and having oversight of the waiting list
  • Maintaining oversight of the CBP B7 and B6 trainee caseloads and ensuring timely discharge and throughput as clinically appropriate
  • Liaising with Service Line Clinical Lead and CAMHS Leadership team to develop CBP across the service ensuring delivery of groups and individual therapy as per NICE Guidelines.
  • Ensuring that CBP team are trained and able to deliver evidence based CBP as per NICE guidelines and in accordance with latest evidence.

About us

Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of 'making a positive difference in people's lives'.

CQC rated us as 'GOOD' overall, commenting on how our colleagues treated patients with compassion and kindness and felt positive and proud about working for the trust.

Benefits include:
  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days annual leave/year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years & 33 days after 10 years' service
  • Yearly appraisal and commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our LGBT+ network, BAME Network and Christian Network
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Structured learning and development opportunities

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification. To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB - this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • BABCP Level 2 accredited
  • oMSc in Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapy
Qualifications Essential
  • core health or social care profession at degree level
Experience Essential
  • significant post core profession experience in mental health - 3+yrs

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