Cognitive Behaviour Therapist

Oxford Health NHS Trust

The closing date is 16 October 2022

Job summary

** Hybrid working opportunity**

We are seeking to recruit newly qualified Psychological Therapists to provide high-intensity interventions.

You will be a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist with provisional BABCP accreditation who has completed a BABCP accredited course in evidence-based talking therapy, or a Clinical / Counselling Psychologist with CBT experience and working towards BABCP accreditation.

You will benefit from weekly supervision, regular CPD and a range of training opportunities to support career progression.

Main duties of the job

We are excited to offer this position as a hybrid of working remotely and on Trust premises giving you flexible working patterns. You will be part of a hard-working team that focuses on delivering an excellent service.

As a Trust we value our employees and put people first. The post holder will benefit from a full development programme so that they can automatically progress to a Band 7 post after 6 months. During this time, you will have gained:

  • Extensive experience of assessing and treating patients using CBT with a wide range of common mental health problems
  • To be ready to run CBT groups
  • To have started, or been nominated to attend post qualification training in Long Term Health Conditions
  • Be ready to offer consultation and advice to other therapists and Admin staff
  • To have started, or to have been nominated to attend supervisor training and will work towards supervising step 3 staff.

About us

We have strong links with the Oxford Centre for Psychological Health that includes Oxford Centre for Cognitive Therapy (OCTC) and Oxford Institute for Clinical Psychology Training, which is hosted by the Trust.

We actively encourage innovation and research with opportunities for collaborations with Oxford Academic Health Science Network, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry and Department of Experimental Psychology.

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

Date posted

01 September 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

Depending on experience per annum/pro-rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

267-OM3299888

Job locations

Abell House

Horspath Driftway

Oxford

OX3 7JH


Job description

Job responsibilities

We welcome discussions about this role. Please contact Liam Cuttell on the contact details below to find out more.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We welcome discussions about this role. Please contact Liam Cuttell on the contact details below to find out more.

Person Specification

Knowledge

Essential

  • Demonstrates an understanding of anxiety and depression and how it may present in Primary Care
  • Demonstrates an understanding for the need to use evidence based psychological therapies and how it relates to this post

Qualifications

Essential

  • A recorded/registered qualification in one of the following at graduate level in nursing, social work, occupational therapy, arts therapy or within a psychological therapy.
  • Evidence using the career framework of training in mental health and experience working in a stepped care service for anxiety and depression
  • Qualified CBT therapist

Skills

Essential

  • Ability to evaluate and put in place the effect of training
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to develop good therapeutic relationships with clients

Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrable experience of working in Mental Health services including IAPT services
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering CBT based interventions under supervision
  • Ability to manage own caseload and time
Person Specification

Knowledge

Essential

  • Demonstrates an understanding of anxiety and depression and how it may present in Primary Care
  • Demonstrates an understanding for the need to use evidence based psychological therapies and how it relates to this post

Qualifications

Essential

  • A recorded/registered qualification in one of the following at graduate level in nursing, social work, occupational therapy, arts therapy or within a psychological therapy.
  • Evidence using the career framework of training in mental health and experience working in a stepped care service for anxiety and depression
  • Qualified CBT therapist

Skills

Essential

  • Ability to evaluate and put in place the effect of training
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to develop good therapeutic relationships with clients

Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrable experience of working in Mental Health services including IAPT services
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering CBT based interventions under supervision
  • Ability to manage own caseload and time

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Oxford Health NHS Trust

Address

Abell House

Horspath Driftway

Oxford

OX3 7JH


Employer's website

https://www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Oxford Health NHS Trust

Address

Abell House

Horspath Driftway

Oxford

OX3 7JH


Employer's website

https://www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Liam Cuttell

Liam.Cuttell@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk

01865901222

Date posted

01 September 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

Depending on experience per annum/pro-rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

267-OM3299888

Job locations

Abell House

Horspath Driftway

Oxford

OX3 7JH


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