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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/06/2021.

Clinical Psychologist / Psychotherapist/ CBT Therapist - 22.5 hpw

Job Reference: 389-A-21-46282

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Quality & Safety Research
£38,890 - £44,503 pa pr

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Would you like the option of completely remote working? Are you an innovative, creative and CBT-proficient psychotherapist? Are you passionate about pioneering new approaches to psychological therapy? Are you interested in how ICU nurses can be better supported in their work?

We are currently advertising a remote working opportunity for a CBT-proficient Psychotherapist, CBT Therapist or Clinical Psychologist to work on an exciting new research project. The project will evaluate a supportive CBT-based coaching intervention for Critical Care (ICU) nurses. The role is based at Bradford Royal Infirmary but can be ENTIRELY REMOTE if preferred, with no need for the successful candidate to relocate to take up the role.


The successful applicant will deliver the intervention to participants, facilitating video platform workshops and delivering one-to-one remote coaching sessions with nurses. Hours of work can be flexible, but will need to be adaptable to the needs of Critical Care nurses.


This role is an exciting opportunity for a CBT-proficient, creative and enthusiastic therapist who is self-motivated and enjoys working independently. The successful candidate will be supported through line management supervision from an Occupational Health Psychologist and clinical supervision from a Clinical Psychologist. They will be based in a multidisiplinary research team with opportunities to expand their understanding of research and therapeutic work opportunities with healthcare professionals.


The intervention the successful candidate will delvier aims to support ICU nurses with the stressful events they experience in the course of their work. It was first developed and piloted in doctors, midwives and other healthcare professionals prior to the Covid-19 pandemic. The current project will adapt the basic intervention for ICU nurses and also for suitable delivery in Covid-1



If you would like to know more about this role please contact: Dr Jude Johnson on or Dr Angela Grange on  or Dr Ruth Simms-Ellis



We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, excellent pension scheme and advice on childcare.


Closing Date: 06.06.21 (This date may change dependent on the response)


Interview Date: 17.06.21


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