IAPT High Intensity Therapist (CBT) - Band 7 Part-time (22.5/30hours) / permanent positions available
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust works alongside Coventry and Warwickshire MIND to deliver the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.Exciting opportunities for dynamic and self-motivated High Intensity CBT Therapists are now available within the South Warwickshire, North Warwickshire and Solihull IAPT Teams. The teams provide a Primary Care Psychological Therapies Service for clients experiencing a range of common mental health difficulties. 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.
Main duties of the job
We are looking for a practitioner whois skilled in providing effective, evidence-based interventions to individuals experiencing symptoms of anxiety and depression. We would particularly welcome interest fromtherapists who can demonstrate previous experience of working within diverse populations, and who are committed to the IAPT agenda. 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.
At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT) we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.
At CWPT we put 'people at our heart'; this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others. We have an extensive wellbeing package to support our staff both in and out of work and we offer generous annual leave entitlement. With excellent training and development opportunities, we believe in growing our talent to be the best they can be and strive to promote from within the organisation. We listen to the feedback of our staff and service users, to ensure everyone has a voice and is recognised and valued for their contribution.
We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.
The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.
Job description Job responsibilities
The posts will be suitable for qualified IAPT High Intensity Practitioner, or Qualified CBT Therapists. BABCP accreditation or eligibility for accreditation is desirable but membership is essential for positions.Enthusiasm, confidence and the ability to work flexibly and without close direction are essential. In return, you will have the opportunity of being in the forefront of primary care Mental Health Service delivery. In addition to the satisfaction of working in a progressive, dynamic service there will be excellent development opportunities. Please note these are essential car user posts. 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.
Person Specification QUALIFICATIONS Essential
- Qualification from High Intensity IAPT Course (Post Graduate Diploma in CBT) or equivalent
- Equivalent: eg. a recorded / registered qualification in one of the following - mental health nursing, social work, occupational therapy, arts therapy or a psychological therapy - plus further post graduate qualification training in CBT BABCP Accredited
- significant experience working as a psychological therapy practitioner and demonstrating the competences as required.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Essential
- Full range of skills and competencies as laid out in the competence framework for CBT (Roth and Pilling 2007)
- Computer literate
- Has received training (either formal of through experience) and carried out risk assessments within scope of practice
- Demonstrable experience of working in mental health services
- Demonstrates high standards in written communication
- Experience with routine outcome monitoring
- Driver with access to independent means of transport
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