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Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
30 Jan 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Eating Disorders
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
This is an exciting opportunity for a Cognitive Behaviour Therapist with a special interest in eating disorders to contribute to the delivery and development of a well-established Eating Disorder Service.

This role requires an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who is willing to make a real change. If you are quality focused, enthusiastic, motivated and ready for a challenge, possess excellent communication and organisational skills then you are the person we are looking for this post.

Main duties of the job

You will be working in a community based team delivering a service to adults with eating disorders and their families/carers in a supportive and lively multidisciplinary team, where differences in training are respected and valued.

You will have the opportunity to play a significant role in the delivery of a modernised and comprehensive service. As well as offering specialist CBT assessments and interventions, you will play a key role in contributing to service development.

As part of this modernised new service we use technology to support our everyday working, and the role will involve the use of digital CBT. The service is currently using a hybrid model, including some remote working as part of clinicians' job plans.

About us

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

Benefits of working for Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust include:
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression
  • 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, with an increase to 33 days with continuous service
  • NHS Discount across a wide range of shops, restaurants and retailers
  • Staff accommodation
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Lease car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.

Job description Job responsibilities

We welcome discussions about this position - feel free to contact us on the details below.

Please see the attached job description for the full responsibilities and requirements for this post.

Person Specification Knowledge Essential
  • Understanding of the need to use evidence based psychological therapies including CBT and how it relates to this post
  • Understanding of eating disorders and how it may present in patients within community and hospital settings
Qualifications Essential
  • Accredited or able to demonstrate that you are now accreditable with the BABCP
  • Has received training (either formal of through experience) and carried out risk assessments within scope of practice
  • A recorded/registered doctoral level qualification in clinical or counselling psychology with current HCPC registration OR A recorded/registered qualification in one of the following - nursing, social work, occupational therapy, arts therapy or a psychological therapy and further post graduate qualification training in evidence-based psychological therapies, including CBT, to at least equivalent of a Masters level (e.g. IAPT CBT diploma) and significant experience working as a psychological therapy practitioner
Experience Essential
  • Experience of providing evidence based psychological therapies including CBT
  • Experience with routine outcome monitoring
  • Car driver with ability and willingness to travel to locations throughout the organisation

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