IAPT High Intensity CBT Therapist

Main area
SS Newham Talking Therapies
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
363-SS3342
Site
SS Newham Talking Therapies
Town
London
Salary
£36,223 to £46,314 pa inc HCA
Closing
11/03/2018 23:59

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2016. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients.

We have set ourselves the mission of providing the highest quality mental health and community care in England, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire and Luton. We provide psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond, as well as Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy in Barnet.

In addition, the Trust provides forensic services to the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and some specialist mental health services to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.

The specialist Forensic Personality Disorder service serves North London and the specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME adult outpatient service serves North London and the South of England.

The Trust's specialist Mother and Baby Psychiatric Unit receives referrals from London and the South East of England.


 

Newham Talking Therapies (NTT) is looking to recruit 3 High Intensity CBT Therapists to join a busy and high performing team.

NTT is an exceptional talking therapies service with excellent development opportunities. We are committed to the progression of our team members and our posts are formulated to allow for development of clinical expertise in chosen clinical areas. As well as offering a range of therapies, the service also runs as a training centre, therefore offering opportunities for supervision and training.

The post-holder will be part of a very dynamic team and will work alongside PWPs as well as therapists trained in a range of therapies including systemic and couple therapies, EMDR, CBT psychodynamic and integrative therapies. We also have a dedicated team working with physical health related problems and long term conditions; this offers those who work with our team plenty of opportunities to enhance their job satisfaction by learning more about this area and developing skills in working with this population.

The post-holder will provide high intensity cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in line with NICE guidance. We value training and qualifications in other high intensity therapies and will support those wishing to develop their careers by training in other recognised modalities. We also value experience or interest of delivering therapy in a group format.

The post-holder will work with clients who present with a range of complex anxiety disorders, post- traumatic stress disorder and depression related problems at step 3 for which CBT is demonstrated to be clinically effective. The post holder will carry out telephone and face to face assessments as part of their case load.

The post-holder will work with people with different cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary and work in various community settings (including GP surgeries) and psychological treatment centres.

We are looking for a new member to join the team who is committed, enthusiastic and willing to contribute to the service and embrace different ways of working. This post offers opportunities to work with a range of professionals from different therapeutic backgrounds and to be part of an evolving, integrating team. Members of our team are committed to ensuring a healthy work life balance and a creating a positive working environment.

These vacancies are offered as permanent posts, with the expectation that all clinical staff work one late evening per week (12pm until 8pm).

 

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you have any further questions, please contact Harps Shergill, Senior CBT Therapist on 020 8536 2161 for an informal discussion.

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Telephone
02076554157