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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/05/2021.

High Intensity CBT Therapist

Job Reference: 367-IAPT-4360-B

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
IAPT / Primary Care Psychological Therapies
59 New Road, Ware, Ware
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum, pro rata. Includes Hi

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire which you can find in the 'Further Links' section of this advert. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form (If you are experiencing problems please call 01707 253878).

The Role

Hertfordshire's IAPT service, the Wellbeing Service, is looking for enthusiastic and motivated qualified High Intensity CBT Therapists or Trainee CBT Therapists close to completion of their training, to join our award winning teams in Ware and Welwyn Garden City .

This is an exciting opportunity for two high intensity therapists to be part of our hard working and consistently high quality services for a period of 12 months to cover maternity leave. We are seeking highly motivated, dynamic, flexible and creative therapists to contribute to our continued success. You will be part of a multi-professional workforce that will significantly increase access to treatment for people with depression, anxiety and other common mental health conditions, within a Primary Care setting, within a Partnership NHS Foundation Trust - rated by the CQC as Outstanding.

As an IAPT service we are in our second period of APPTS accreditation. We have a history of stable growth from year to year as we expand our reach in to the local community providing increasing access along our core pathway but also making huge strides in the effective treatment for those with long term conditions. Our waiting times are short and our recovery rates high, all of which come from our dedication, values, great team of clinicians, great supervisors, and a commitment to CPD .

Our core hours are 9-5, Monday to Friday and you will be asked to provide a small percentage of your clinical appointments outside of those hours, on weekdays. The posts are full time however part time hours would be considered.

  • You may need to travel efficiently and independently between bases during the working day so an independent form of transport is essential.
  • You will need to be BABCP accredited or actively working towards it.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Tom Page Job title Service Manager Email 




About us

Work for an NHS trust that’s been rated as 'OUTSTANDING' by the CQC. Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is a successful provider of mental health and learning disability services with ambitions to be the leading provider in the country. We are already delivering services as far afield as Norfolk and North Essex as well as for the population of Hertfordshire. We are a Values Based organisation and our aim is to ensure that we deliver an experience that is consistently welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional, because these are the Values that our service users, carers and staff told us meant the most to them. We are currently embarking on a major transformation programme that will change the way that we deliver our services. We are also delighted to be named in the top 100 list of the best places to work in the health service in 2014, which is due to the national staff survey results as well as our range of engagement activities, the diversity of our staff, support for employees with a disability or those who have suffered mental ill health themselves, and our training and development programmes.

Additional Information

HPFT is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and in order to reflect the diversity of its population, positively encourages applications from all areas of the community. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications from all sections of the community including users of mental health services.

The Trust is committed to helping staff balance work and home life and welcomes applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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

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