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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/12/2020.

EIP CBT Therapist

Job Reference: 222-LS-CARMHS-42-A

West London NHS Trust
Additional Professional Scientic and Technical
H&F Early Intervention, London
£38,890 - £44,503 pa plus HCAS

West London NHS Trust is one of the most diverse providers of NHS mental and physical care in the UK. We are rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission and ‘outstanding’ for caring and our forensic services.

We are here to care for people with mental and physical illness, helping them to recover and go on to lead full and productive lives. We aim to be the best organisation of our kind in the country.

We provide care and treatment for children, adults and older people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow, delivering services in the community (at home, in GP surgeries, care homes), hospital, specialist clinics and forensic (secure) units.

Our physical healthcare services include intermediate care services in Ealing as part of the Community Independence Service partnership.

Our national, specialist and forensic services include:

  • Medium secure services on the St Bernard’s Hospital site in Ealing
  • Services for people with complex and severe personality disorder at the Cassel Hospital in Richmond
  • High secure services at Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire

We are a teaching Trust with a growing research portfolio, working with academic and industry partners.

Our 3400 staff are dedicated to improving lives, working with patients, service users, carers, families and partners across the communities we serve.

EIP Specialist Clinical/Counselling Psychologist/CBT therapist
Early Intervention for Psychosis Team, Hammersmith and Fulham
West London NHS trust: 0.8 WTE
With the creation of additional psychology posts in line with the access and waiting time standards, we are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative CBT for psychosis therapist or recently qualified clinical psychologist to work within our early intervention service. Our service is for those experiencing a first-episode of psychosis between 14-45 years.
Within WLMHT, there are three early intervention services with a strong psychology team who are actively involved in quality, service Improvement and redesign. Psychologists are integral to the multi-disciplinary team and each new referral has an innovative process of formulation-driven MDT planning.

This is an exciting time for a CBTp therapist or clinical psychologist to join our team. You will have many opportunities to contribute to service development activities and the implementation of evidence-based practice as services adapt to provide more virtually based interventions.

We are keen to attract those with an interest in working with individuals experiencing a first episode of psychosis and those with an enthusiasm to support our client’s pursuit of a rich, meaningful and fulfilling life.

The post-holder will be part of the local Psychology Department. The trust has outstanding provision in CPD and you will have excellent access to professional support, post-graduate training and development opportunities, both within and outside the Trust.

Examples include additional training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Behavioural Family Therapy.
We are based at 179 – 183 Fulham Palace Road, London, W6 8QZ. There are excellent transport links with Barons court and Hammersmith station only 10 minutes walk away.

For informal discussion or for additional information please contact: Dr Janice Williams, Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist or Anna Solly, Principal Clinical Psychologist on 0207 386 1160.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameAnna SollyJob titlePrincipal Clinical PsychologistTelephone number0207 386 1160.Additional contact information

Flu vaccination – what we expect from our staff

At West London we look after patients who are vulnerable. Each year, seasonal flu affects thousands of people in the UK. Occurring mainly in winter, it is an infectious respiratory disease capable of producing symptoms ranging from those similar to the common cold, through to the very severe or even fatal disease.

The wellbeing of our staff and patients is of the utmost importance to us, and it is the expectation of the Trust that all patient-facing staff have an annual flu vaccination, provided free of charge by the Trust.


We reserve the right to close adverts prior to the closing date stated should we receive a high volume of applications. If you do not hear back from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.

All staff identified as at-risk and who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly.

We offer Relocation packages for some positions (including Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses) - a relocation allowance of up to £8000 is offered for those who meet a required criteria.

Registered Nurses are required to produce their current NMC Revalidation documents/Portfolio at the assessment centre for verification, unless you are a newly qualified nurse from University.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to West London NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, you will be required to undergo a pre-employment check which can take between 4-8 weeks. After which your information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

Please ensure you include professional email addresses and contact numbers for your referees which MUST be at supervisory or managerial capacity covering the last 3 years of employment to date to avoid delay in the recruitment process. If your current/most recent organisation is an NHS trust, we will be requesting one reference from your current line manager/HR department.

West London NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults, eliminating discrimination for all groups and achieving equality of opportunity regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief and sexuality. We aim to create a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve at all levels of seniority within the Trust. We are therefore particularly interested in receiving applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds’.

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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