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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/11/2020.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, Band 7

Job Reference: 277-2760841-CH

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
Perinatal Mental Health
Queen Mary Hospital, Sidcup
£43,712.00 - £49,325.00 pro-rata p.a. inc.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit additional staff to Oxleas Trust-wide Perinatal Mental Health Team as part of the NHS Long Term Plan implementation. For psychology there is 1.0wte band 7 Clinical/Counselling Psychologist and 0.5wte band 7 CBT Therapist who will work alongside existing Perinatal Clinical and Counselling Psychologists within the service.

These vacancies are advertised separately: please ensure that you apply for the correct role.

The service comprises of three borough-based teams providing specialist, multidisciplinary perinatal mental health care for women from preconception, during pregnancy and up to one year postnatal who have a GP in one of the three boroughs, or who live in Bexley, Bromley or Greenwich. The three teams are co-located at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup.


Perinatal psychology staff provide psychological assessment and formulation and deliver evidence-based interventions for the full range of presenting problems in the perinatal period, with a focus on maternal mental health, infant mental health, and the developing parent-infant relationship. Specialist perinatal psychology supervision will be provided.


The postholders will work collaboratively with others in the Bexley, Bromley & Greenwich Perinatal Mental Health Service, professionals from other services (e.g. maternity services and health visiting) and with our experts by experience, to build on the achievements to date and continue to develop this high quality service to ensure excellent outcomes for women and their families.

Please note that Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust operates a probationary period. Further details are available on request.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Rachel Mycroft - Perinatal Psychology -

Additional contact information:

Jolaade Ajiferuke, Team Manager-

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