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High Intensity Therapist (HIT) / CBT Therapist IAPT

Job Reference: 325-A-20-97652-2-RPM

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Mind Matters
£40,681 - £46,294 inc Fringe HCAS

Mind Matters Surrey IAPT is part of the Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Trust. We are a fast growing, primary care mental health service offering high quality evidence based psychological therapies for people with common mental health problems. We are looking to recruit a number of qualified/newly qualified High Intensity CBT Therapists with IAPT experience to meet our growing demand. We are particularly looking to recruit staff to work in North West Surrey, Guildford & Waverley and Surrey Downs.

Mind Matters Surrey offers all staff competitive rates of pay, including the outer London fringe benefit and NHS pension. Our clinics are community based throughout Surrey with some co-located within an integrated setting. There are plenty of opportunities for individual professional development, including specialist training where required. All Mind Matters Surrey staff attend a quarterly CPD and Team meeting which can count towards professional CPD and receive regular weekly supervision and monthly line management in a supportive and caring environment.

We would like to hear from you if you can demonstrate your commitment to providing high quality care and psychological treatment at Step 3 within an IAPT service, particularly if you have attended additional Long Term Conditions top up training. Before applying please ensure that you can meet the minimum criteria for applying;

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological therapies or equivalent qualification

  • BABCP Membership and either accredited or working towards accreditation.

  • Recent evidence of working as a CBT/ High Intensity Therapist working with client groups presenting with common mental health disorders related to depression and anxiety.

  • Good IT skills and excellent communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative way with colleagues and other services.

Mind Matters Surrey IAPT services provides psychological treatments between 8.30am – 8.00pm Monday to Thursday and office hours Friday and Saturday. There is a requirement to work a minimum of 2 late nights or one late night and a Saturday. Whilst we are primarily looking for candidates seeking full-time employment, we understand that you may wish to work more flexibly and can accept applications for a minimum of 3 days per week. The post holder will be required to travel to clinics throughout Surrey in line with service need and therefore car driver or a willingness to travel by public transport is essential.

Please contact Jacqueline Rose for any informal enquires.

Please note that all salaries shown are based on whole time of 37.5 hours per week for non-medical roles and 40 hours per week for medical roles, part time roles are pro-rated accordingly.

The Trust aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee is unfairly disadvantaged on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status/civil partnership, religion/belief or trade union status. The Trust is committed to the employment and career development of people from ethnic minority backgrounds and people with disabilities.

The Trust would encourage applications from people who have experience of using Mental Health & Learning Disability Services.

We reserve the right to close this post early should we be overwhelmed by applications. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please do not hesitate to contact us to make an offline application within the original timeframe.

Existing work permit holders should be aware that if the post they are applying for is a promotion or with a different Trust, a new work permit application will have to made. We are unable to guarantee the outcome of the decision of the Home Office.

Since October 2017 all of our premises have been smoke free.

Please ensure you read the person specification as your application will be judged against this.

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.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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