Clinical / Counselling Psychologist / CBT therapist
East London NHS Foundation Trust
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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.
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.
Kindly refer to the job description and person specification that is attached to the vacancy profile.
Education/ Qualification/ Training
Knowledge and Skills
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
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