Senior CBTp Therapist/ Senior Practitioner Psychologist

Inclusion

The closing date is 16 August 2024

Job summary

Senior CBT therapist for Psychosis & Bipolar/ Highly Specialist Practitioner Psychologist

Full-Time, 18-Month Fixed Term Contract

This post is responsible for the provision of talking therapies within Inclusion Thurrock Early Intervention in Psychosis (EiP) and At Risk Mental States (ARMS) Services.

The post holder will be a member of the Inclusion Thurrock Senior Leadership Team, and thus will report on outcomes of EiP and ARMS to the wider team. It will have a clinical, supervisory & managerial function.

This position attracts a Welcome bonus of 10% of salary at start date and 10% after 1 year in service

Main duties of the job

  • To provide a NICE compliant therapeutic service to patients, with a wide range of mental health problems with complex needs, the post holder will be expected to maintain high professional levels of clinical judgement and application of complex skills at all times. The post holder will utilise advanced theoretical and practical clinical skills in applying interventions as required.
  • To be accountable to the East of England Systems Lead for the provision of services described in the job description of staff within the service.
  • Provide input to relevant MDTs, to attend team meetings and contribute to the team's processes and functions. To liaise and work with other areas/teams and services as agreed with the senior leadership team.
  • To provide expertise, advice and support to facilitate the effective and appropriate provision of psychological care by all members of the treatment team.

About us

Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT). We provide caring and effective services across England, including, West Yorkshire, West Midlands, East Midlands, West Mercia, Thames Valley, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Thurrock, Essex. We support individuals, families and communities who are affected by addiction, crime, mental health or need treatment for their sexual health.

We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive care, realising all the benefits a modern NHS organisation can provide. We work with patients and our staff teams to achieve the best outcomes we can. We invest heavily in training and development, and the wellbeing of our people, both staff and service users is central to who we are.

Here at MPFT, we are proud of the comprehensive wellbeing and lifestyle support offer available, in addition to in-house training and coaching support. Our services are robustly governed, evidence-based, inclusive, and designed and provided in conjunction with service users. We are committed to providing the best service we can, and if you share our values, we want you on our team!

Date posted

02 July 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 8a

Salary

£50,952 to £57,349 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

18 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

301-IT-24- 6158931-B

Job locations

Thurrock Health Centre

55-57 High Street

Grays

RM17 6NB


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification document

If you would like to know more and find out whether joining our dedicated team is for you then please get in touch with Richard Pione as we would love to hear from you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification document

If you would like to know more and find out whether joining our dedicated team is for you then please get in touch with Richard Pione as we would love to hear from you.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Relevant practitioner psychologist qualification (HCPC registered) OR CBT for Psychosis & Bipolar qualification (BABCP Accredited)

Experience

Essential

  • Substantial experience in working with patients with psychosis/ bipolar or an at risk mental state
  • Relevant experience suitable for a senior post that pertains to supervising clinicians working with aforementioned client group
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Relevant practitioner psychologist qualification (HCPC registered) OR CBT for Psychosis & Bipolar qualification (BABCP Accredited)

Experience

Essential

  • Substantial experience in working with patients with psychosis/ bipolar or an at risk mental state
  • Relevant experience suitable for a senior post that pertains to supervising clinicians working with aforementioned client group

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

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

Inclusion

Address

Thurrock Health Centre

55-57 High Street

Grays

RM17 6NB


Employer's website

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

Employer details

Employer name

Inclusion

Address

Thurrock Health Centre

55-57 High Street

Grays

RM17 6NB


Employer's website

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

For questions about the job, contact:

Principal Clinical Psychologist

Dr Richard Pione

richard.pione@mpft.nhs.uk

01375898680

Date posted

02 July 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 8a

Salary

£50,952 to £57,349 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

18 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

301-IT-24- 6158931-B

Job locations

Thurrock Health Centre

55-57 High Street

Grays

RM17 6NB


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