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Psychological Therapist

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum
Closing date
3 Oct 2022

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Band 7
Full Time
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12 Month Fixed Term Contract, 37.5 hours per week, working Monday to Friday

We are delighted to advertise a full time clinical psychologist / psychological therapist (accredited in Counselling, CBT and or EMDR) post in the Staff Psychological Assessment and Treatment Service in the West Yorkshire Mental Health and Wellbeing Integrated Care System (ICS) Hub. This post will be mainly remote working with some requirement to attend bases across the West Yorkshire region.

The role is to support the workforce in health and care roles across West Yorkshire. This post is hosted by Bradford District Care Foundation Trust (BDCFT) and initially funded by the hub until March 2023 however the fixed term cost of the post has been underwritten by our Mental Health provider collaborative so if NHSE provided hub funding doesn't continue post March 2023, the role will still continue as a fixed term contract.

Closing date - 24th October 2022 (Midnight)

Shortlist date - 25th and 26th October 2022

Interview Date - 31st October 2022 and 1st November 2022

Main duties of the job

  • To provide support to the West Yorkshire Integrated Care System via the Staff Psychological Assessment and Treatment Service
  • To provide evidence based psychological therapy, making autonomous clinical decisions about own professional practice
  • Assist the clinical lead with service development activities, including routinely collecting outcomes and satisfaction data supporting service evaluation.
  • Engage in promotion and wellbeing interventions that support the West Yorkshire Integrated Care System via the Staff Psychological Assessment and Treatment Service

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 :

Additional cost of living payments for bands 1 - 7

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 person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Doctorate level training in clinical or applied psychology, including specifically models of psychopathology, clinical, psychometrics, two or more distinct psychological therapies and lifespan developmental psychology as accredited by the BPS, or a BPS Statement of Equivalence.
  • Specialist post graduate training to masters level or equivalent in a psychotherapeutic modality - including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Relationship Counselling, Integrative Psychotherapy, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Systemic Therapy etc
  • Accreditation from a recognised Psychological Therapy body e.g. BABCP, BACP, UKCP via: (a)Professional route; requiring previous mental health qualification e.g. Clin. Psych., RMN, Dip. SW.
  • (b)where applicable, the KSA (knowledge, skills and attitude) route (e.g. with the BABCP).
Experience and Knowledge Essential
  • Experience in relevant area of mental health practice.
  • Evidenced based psychological therapies relevant to the clinical service.
  • Relevant specialist clinical courses/training.

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