Trainee High Intensity CBT Therapist - Surrey & West Sussex Services
The University Of Surrey
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Have you considered training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)?
The University of Surrey in partnership with Psychological Service providers across Surrey & West Sussex are looking to recruit and train Trainee High Intensity CBT Therapists as part of the NHS Talking Therapies for Anxiety and Depression programme (formally IAPT). We train individuals to deliver evidence based psychological therapy on a one year full-time Postgraduate Diploma in Psychological Intervention (CBT).
Please be aware that by applying for this position, your application information will be shared between the education provider (University of Surrey) and five Surrey/West Sussex based NHS Talking Therapies service providers in the region - Mind Matters/We Are With You/Centre for Psychology/DHC Talking Therapies/NHS West Sussex Talking Therapies. You will be asked to indicate in order of preference from 1 (first) - 5 (least) the service you wish to be employed by.
Main duties of the job
The training programme consists of three working days within one of the following services: Mind Matters (Surrey & Borders Partnership Foundation NHS Trust: SABP), We Are With You, Centre for Psychology, Dorking Health Care (DHC) Talking Therapies or NHS West Sussex Talking Therapies, and two days at the University, taught by experts in the field.
The pay scale stated reflects all the pay scales across providers, please see individual provider websites for an exact salary figure, contract terms and location.
Applications are invited from a range of core mental health professions including: Applied psychologists, GP's, Mental Health Nurses, Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, and Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners. Applicants without a core profession (such as Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners or Counsellors without UKCP or BACP accreditation) must be able to meet the required KSA criteria (see BABCP.com).
You will work with an enthusiastic team (both within the Service and University), who are motivated to meet the mental health needs of the local population. Our training and supervision will inspire you with comprehensive teaching in the field of evidence based psychological therapy. We have a commitment to the following: improving access to psychological therapies in response to the diverse needs and presentations within the local community; integrity, honesty, compassion and empathy; effective communication and interpersonal skills; reflective practice; commitment to adult models of learning with an ongoing pledge to excellence in quality of care; evidence based practice informed by the individual patient presentation and patient involvement in teaching and learning.
Interviews from 05.06.2023
The role will include a combination of in-person and remote working
Job Description & Person Specification (please contact each individual provider):
Centre for Psychology: email: email@example.com with HIT Trainee in the subject line orhttps://centreforpsychology.co.uk/
Dorking Healthcare Talking Therapies: https://www.dhctalkingtherapies.co.uk/work-for-us/
Mind Matters (SABP): https://www.mindmattersnhs.co.uk/
We Are With You: https://www.wearewithyou.org.uk
NHS West Sussex Talking Therapies (formally Time to Talk): https://www.sussexcommunity.nhs.uk/work-with-us/talkingjobs.htm
British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP): https://www.babcp.com
The University of Surrey PGDip in Psychological Intervention (CBT): https://www.surrey.ac.uk/postgraduate/psychological-intervention-cbt-pgdip