Clinical / Counselling Psychologist / CBT therapist

East London NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

Newham Specialist Psychotherapies service (SPS) is a vibrant psychotherapies service in the heart of East London. This post is within the Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CBT) team. Thecandidate will join professional colleagues committed and dedicated to delivering a wide range of therapies.

The post holder will work autonomously delivering specialist CBT interventions to serviceusers with complex needs. There will be opportunities to develop indirect work, supervisionand teaching skills.

The post holder will work both working the CBT team Secondary Care Psychological Services(SPS) and across the Primary Care Networks (PCN's). There are opportunities to develop areas of interest such as group interventions for trauma, working with OCD presentations andintegrating third wave CBT approaches.

We welcome applicants looking to work part time or job share.

Main duties of the job

To hold a caseload of both individual and group work, to deliver Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CBT), to provide supervision where appropriate, to deliver consultation and training and to liaise where necessary with the wider network of care across the borough in both primary and secondary care. To conduct assessments for a wide range of therapies in the service. To attend meetings in the service and interface with systems and teams across the borough. To maintain high standards of record keeping and governance. To manage risk and complexity and to communicate effectively.

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

Date posted

21 July 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£45,024 to £50,806 a year per annum inclusive of HCA

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

363-NEW11554

Job locations

NEW AMH SPRU

409 High Street, Stratford

LONDON

E15 4QZ


Job description

Job responsibilities

Kindly refer to the job description and person specification that is attached to the vacancy profile.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Kindly refer to the job description and person specification that is attached to the vacancy profile.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualification/ Training

Essential

  • oClinical /Counselling Psychologist: Postgraduate Doctorate in Clinical Psychology or (or its equivalent for those trained prior to 1996) as accredited by the BPS.OR Postgraduate Doctorate in Counselling Psychology. oOr a CBT Qualification from High Intensity IAPT Course (Post Graduate Diploma) or similar for accreditation with BABCP.

Desirable

  • oRegistered with the HCPC as a Practitioner Psychologist.
  • oFormal qualification in CBT.

Experience

Essential

  • oExperience of working with patients from moderate to complex mental health conditions.
  • oAny experience providing teaching, training or supervision in CBT

Desirable

  • oExperience of delivering CBT to adults in a secondary care setting.
  • oExperience delivering therapy through an interpreter.
  • oExperience providing group treatments.
  • oExperience working within a diverse cultural setting.

Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • oKnowledge of generic and specialist psychological assessments and range of therapeutic interventions required for people with mental health problems.
  • oKnowledge pertinent to effective risk assessment and management.
  • oKnowledge of CBT including the standard CBT treatment models for common mental disorders, and treatment outcomes and methods.
  • oKnowledge of adapting standard models using individualised formulations.
Person Specification

Education/ Qualification/ Training

Essential

  • oClinical /Counselling Psychologist: Postgraduate Doctorate in Clinical Psychology or (or its equivalent for those trained prior to 1996) as accredited by the BPS.OR Postgraduate Doctorate in Counselling Psychology. oOr a CBT Qualification from High Intensity IAPT Course (Post Graduate Diploma) or similar for accreditation with BABCP.

Desirable

  • oRegistered with the HCPC as a Practitioner Psychologist.
  • oFormal qualification in CBT.

Experience

Essential

  • oExperience of working with patients from moderate to complex mental health conditions.
  • oAny experience providing teaching, training or supervision in CBT

Desirable

  • oExperience of delivering CBT to adults in a secondary care setting.
  • oExperience delivering therapy through an interpreter.
  • oExperience providing group treatments.
  • oExperience working within a diverse cultural setting.

Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • oKnowledge of generic and specialist psychological assessments and range of therapeutic interventions required for people with mental health problems.
  • oKnowledge pertinent to effective risk assessment and management.
  • oKnowledge of CBT including the standard CBT treatment models for common mental disorders, and treatment outcomes and methods.
  • oKnowledge of adapting standard models using individualised formulations.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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

East London NHS Foundation Trust

Address

NEW AMH SPRU

409 High Street, Stratford

LONDON

E15 4QZ


Employer's website

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


Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust

Address

NEW AMH SPRU

409 High Street, Stratford

LONDON

E15 4QZ


Employer's website

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


For questions about the job, contact:

Manager

Ruth Chester

ruth.chester2@nhs.net

02082216000

Date posted

21 July 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£45,024 to £50,806 a year per annum inclusive of HCA

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

363-NEW11554

Job locations

NEW AMH SPRU

409 High Street, Stratford

LONDON

E15 4QZ


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