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CBT Therapist/Clinical/Counselling Psychologist - Band 7

Employer
Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Community
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Band 7 CBT Therapist or Clinical/Counselling Psychologist to work within the Coventry Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team.

Hours: 37.5 (1.0 WTE) (flexible part time hours can be considered)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Band 7 CBT Therapist or Clinical/Counselling Psychologist to join our Coventry Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team. The team works with people with a wide range of complex mental health presentations . Our psychologists and CBT Therapists are embedded within the Community Mental Health Team and we are therefore looking for someone who values and enjoys multi-disciplinary working and has a high level of understanding of the distinct contribution and added value that psychological approaches can make to the team.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a CBT therapist or clinical/counselling psychologist who can provide evidence-based therapies for individuals with complex mental health presentations, which include a history of trauma. Therefore we would welcome applications from those who have skills in using CBT models for various presentations and Trauma-Focused CBT. Skills in working with Compassionate Focused Therapy would also be advantageous.

The post will involve providing assessments and psychological interventions to individuals presenting with a wide range of complex mental health difficulties. There will also be opportunities to offer consultation to the MDT.

The post holder will join a friendly and well-established team of psychologists and CBT therapists based at TileHill Health Centre in Coventry.

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.

About us

It is an exciting time to be joining the team due to new developments that will be taking place within the service as part of the Community Mental Health Transformation Programme. New pathways are being developed based on a trauma-informed care approach . Our current team of Psychological Therapists are dedicated to high quality, evidence-based service provision, including EMDR, Trauma-focused CBT, Compassion Focused Therapy andMindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy.

Staff from the coventry service have close links with other psychological therapists working within the other locality Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Teams. They also have links with other psychological therapists within the Trust through service development meetings, special interest groups, CPD events and our Annual Psychological Services Conference.

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.

Please note many Trust interviews take place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

Person Specification Qualifications for 190011 Essential
  • Undergraduate degree /Relevant Professional Qualification i.e RMN
  • Current registration with Professional Body appropriate to qualifications
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Relevant further training and experience including specialist short courses which are relevant to a secondary care team eg. Complex Trauma, Personality disorders, CFT, ACT, BDD to masters or equivalent level
  • Evidence of continuing professional development and other CPD relevant to the client group.
  • AND Experience working with people with clients with anxiety disorders, depression and personality disorders and demonstrating the competences as required.
  • Accreditation with BABCP or working towards accreditation.
Knowledge and skills for 190011 Essential
  • Specialist model specific and individualised psychological assessment, formulation and Intervention skills.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of CBT.
  • Supervision skills.
  • Knowledge of psychological theory and practice relevant to IPU 3-8 services
  • The ability to analyse complex data and make expert judgements based on Information from a variety of sources.
  • Full range of skills and competencies as laid out in the competence framework for working CBT (Roth and Pilling 2007)
Experience for 190011 Essential
  • Experience in psychological therapy in the field of adult mental health settings, including assessment, formulation and interventions, drawing on a evidence based psychological models and knowledge, and including work with service users with mild, moderate, severe and enduring mental health problems, including anxiety, depression and/or personality disorder
  • Experience of undertaking assessment, formulation, risk assessment and positive risk management
  • Ability to manage own caseload and time
  • Demonstrates high standards in written communication
  • Able to write clear reports and letters to referrers
  • Experience with routine outcome monitoring
  • Experience of teaching and liaising with other professional groups
Other for 190011 Essential
  • Able to travel for work purposes and have access to an independent means of transport.
Qualifications for 210000 Essential
  • DClin Psych or equivalent qualification in clinical or counselling psychology
  • Registration with the HCPC as a Practitioner Psychologist
Knowledge and skills for 210000 Essential
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.
  • Knowledge of research and audit methodology suitable to the job.
Experience for 210000 Essential
  • Experience of working with adults and/or young people experiencing mental health difficulties.
  • Experience of working with a range of clients, presenting a range of clinical severity and maintenance of professionalism in challenging circumstances.
  • Experience of tailoring psychological assessment and intervention to individual needs.
Other 210000 Essential
  • Able to travel for work purposes and have access to an independent means of transport.


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