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Professional Lead for CBT

Employer
Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bradford District
Salary
£56,164 to £65,262 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Grade
Band 8B
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
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Cognitive behavioural therapies are a highly valued part of our services for all people, irrespective of their age or ability level. We are eager to recruit a professional lead to provide safe and effective governance of all cognitive and behavioural informed practice across the trust (all secondary care services that employ Cognitive and Behavioural Therapists and my wellbeing college - IAPT). The post holder will be based in Community Mental Health Services for their clinical practice. The post holder will represent all cognitive and behaviourally based psychotherapies at our Psychological Therapies Council and will organise opportunities for practitioners to come together to share good practice and address challenges in the workplace. Clinically the organisation embraces MDT working and the post holder will provide a mix of 1-1 or group based therapy to service users and support the trauma informed practice of the wider workforce through supervision, consultation and participation in team based activities. As this is a senior post there is an expectation that the post holder will support our clinical leadership team, deputising when appropriate alongside other professional and/or pathway leads.

We welcome your application and any questions you may have.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be experienced working with people with complex mental health needs and familiar with working through a trauma informed lens to understand what has happened to people and ways to alleviate their distress. We welcome innovation, creativity and holistic ways of working to meet the needs of our diverse communities.

We welcome your application and any questions you may have.

Closing Date: 5th February 2023

Shortlisting Date: 6th February 2023

Interview Date: 16th February 2023

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 :

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 further details about this role.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Appropriate qualification to undertaken role (generic & CBT)
  • Accredited CBTherapist with BABCP
Desirable
  • Leadership training/qualification
  • Registered supervisor and trainer with BABCP
Knowledge Essential
  • Significant evidence of CBT knowledge and skill
  • Enhanced communication skills
  • Clinical/professional governance skills - supervision, consultation, training
  • Advanced assessment, formulation and intervention skills
Desirable
  • Service evaluation, audit and research knowledge and skills
Experience Essential
  • Experience of working with complex mental health problems, using a range of CB approaches
  • Working effectively in MDT settings
  • Experience of and belief in a trauma informed approach
  • At least 3 years post qualification experience of working with people with mental health problems
  • Experience of working in a multicultural context
Desirable
  • Professional or pathway leadership experience
  • Experience of leading or participating in regular reflective practice around themes such as anti-racism in therapy, power in mental health, the impact of health inequality and cultural curiosity.
  • Experience of and comittment to using ROM
  • Experience of service evaluation, audit and research in real world settings


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453-23-4903920
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