Senior CYP CBT Practitioner - Band 8a

Employer
Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£48,526 to £54,619 a year per annum
Closing date
9 Oct 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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8a Senior CBT Practitioner - Specialist Mental Health services

Rise Coventry & Warwickshire Children and Young Peoples Emotional Wellbeing and Specialist Mental Health Services

Full time, Permanent role

Rise provides specialist emotional wellbeing and mental health interventions for children and young people with anxiety disorders, depression, OCD and PTSD across Coventry and Warwickshire. Our Anxiety and Depression pathways are comprised of a multi-disciplinary team that shares a passion for using formulation-led CBT in a creative way to help children, young people and families. We place a strong emphasis on supervision and believe in an ethos of compassionate support for one another as clinicians.

The post holder will work alongside the CYP IAPT lead within the Rise service to lead on the CBT provision across CYP Specialist MH. As the CBT senior post, you will hold responsibility for recruitment and coordination of trainees along with developing activity to progress the principles of CYP IAPT across the service.

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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

As the post holder you will deliver services that are responsive to local and national directives and need, promoting a learning culture that leads to improved delivery and ongoing evaluation. You will in your role be key in considering workforce, outcomes and caseload flow so as to ensure as a service we are delivering a robust and continually improving approach, in order to promote the development, welfare and secure the wellbeing of children and young people and their families.

This role is both an internal clinical lead role as well as an outward facing post. As post holder you will exert necessary influence at operational and clinical levels and will support strategic development of services as required. The post holder will work collaboratively with the other CYP service leads, the professional leads as well as colleagues within the local authorities to deliver services in line with the regulatory frameworks of CQC and Ofsted.

About us

We welcome applicants with a passion and drive for developing evidence-based practice across Coventry and Warwickshire leading on the CBT provision across the Rise Specialist Mental Health services for Children and Young People.

Rise Children and Young People Emotional Well-being and Mental Health services is part of Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust and are at the forefront of developing Mental Health care for CYP. The RISE model is built on an outcome's framework where the CYP outcome and experience is the true measure of success. Rise is proud to be part of NHSE/I Trailblazer programme to improve access and outcomes for CYP and leads on priority areas for CYP MH transformation.

The foundation of the Rise NHS led family of services is built upon the RISE vision of no door is the wrong door. Within this role you have the exciting opportunity to develop the CBT offer within the specialist areas of our Rise service ensuring a robust CBT offer for all.

This post will be responsible for clinically informing and implementing the Children and Young People's CBT provision across the geography of the county including supporting increasing access to evidence based mental health care for children and young people.

You will work alongside all the Rise Clinical Leads and operational leads as a senior CBT practitioner, adding strength and value to the much-needed CBT provision of the part of the RISE umbrella of services.

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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

To demonstrate an expert level of clinical reasoning and practical skills enabling independent (autonomous) working within a clinic, bedded facility or community based environment

To undertake the comprehensive assessment of CYP and families referred into the service, determining clinical risk and managing the risks with appropriate multidisciplinary team intervention and specific clinical requirements

To apply expert skills and knowledge to interpret and analyse complex clinical and non-clinical data to form accurate diagnosis and prognosis in a variety of conditions in order to recommend a course of interventionTo devise and implement individualised management and treatment plans, using an expert level of clinical reasoning skills and current evidence based practice to deliver clinical interventions

Will be responsible for own and others continuing professional development and ensure requirements of the appropriate professional clinical guidelines and standards are complied with in maintaining professional registration requirements

Will identify, participate in the development and sustainability of best practice within Children and Young Peoples Specialist Mental Health Services.

To champion the usage of Routine Outcome Measures by the Specialist Mental Health clinical team and to lead on increase Routine Outcome reporting.

Within sphere and level of practice to challenge professional boundaries, identifying areas for skill / knowledge and apply these to practice to provide continuity and high quality patient centred care.

At a senior level to provide a supervision structure that supports both clinical delivery and workforce growth.

Working with the professional leads, lead the development of all the team roles and structure the teams within the area of responsibility to promote joined integrated working for children, young people and their families.

At a senior level to provide a supervision structure that supports both clinical delivery and workforce growth.

Working with the professional leads, lead the development of all the team roles and structure the teams within the area of responsibility to promote joined integrated working for children, young people and their families.

Provide clinical support to teams within Children and Young Peoples Specialist Mental Health services.

Be adaptable and able to cope with changes to patient flow at peak times and advice and treat in a timely and responsive manner.

To work alongside the CYP waiting list team to ensure patient flow and priority of cases are allocated according to need.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Doctoral degree in: Systemic Family Psychotherapy or Psychotherapy or Psychology (or equivalent for those who trained before 1996) as accredited by the BPS OR
  • Masters level qualification or recognised equivalent qualification:
  • Experience as well as evidence of CPD, specialist training and working towards a clinical speciality. Evidence of recent professional development, Qualified Systemic Family Therapist Masters level UKCP registered. or Qualified Psychotherapist registered with professional body i.e. ACP approved Child Psychotherapist or Registered Mental Health Nurse (NMC) or Occupational Therapy degree level qualification and registered with HCPC or Registered Social Worker with relevant social work qualification. or Other Health professional with relevant post graduate qualification and relevant post graduate qualification in CAMHS related subject
  • Registration with HCPC where required
  • Continuous Professional Development: Professional qualification in CBT i.e. diploma or equivalent, Professional qualification in CBT i.e. diploma or equivalent,
Experience Essential
  • Post qualifying experience in CAMHS
  • Experience of delivering CBT interventions for anxiety and/or mood disorders
  • Management experience in children's health care.
  • Proven ability to work in partnership with a range of organisations
  • Experience of staff management.
  • Experience of planning and developing services that have delivered high quality outcomes for children and young people
  • Experience of project and/or service management
  • Experience of budget management
  • Experience of planning and implementing service improvements
Knowledge and skills Essential
  • Working knowledge of arrangements for children's health services and early help including knowledge of legislation, SEND, statutory guidance, government policy, practice guidance and best practice.
  • Knowledge of and ability to develop performance management, continuous improvement and quality assurance processes.
  • Ability to devise and implement local policies and procedures relating to children and families
  • Ability to communicate effectively and influence others including presentation, oral, written and IT skills.
  • Advanced IT skills in all MS Office applications and Trust systems
  • Ability to self-manage workload and work using own initiative


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