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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/07/2022.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

Job Reference: 274-LPFT8138

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Louth Steps2Change and Boston Steps2Change
Louth or Boston
£40,057 to £45,839 pa

Here at LPFT, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

We employ around 2,700 staff who are pivotal in our success.

Do you want to join a Trust rated by our own staff as one of the best mental health trusts in England, located in a county heralded as a fantastic place to live and work?

We provide mental health, learning disability and autism services to a local population of over 755,000 across 45 sites, as well as specialist services for children and young people.

JOB TITLE: CBT Therapist

DEPARTMENT: Louth/ Boston Steps2Change Team (IAPT Service)

LOCATION/BASE ADDRESS: Windsor House, Windsor Road, Louth, LN11 0LF & The Archway Centre, Boston West Business Park, Sleaford Road, Boston PE21 8EG.

BAND AND SALARY; Band 7 £40,057

NUMBER OF HOURS: 37.5 per week, working mainly 9am-5pm but expectation of working 12-8pm at least one day per week.

A vacancy has arisen for a Qualified CBT therapist within the Lincolnshire steps2change (Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation NHS Trust) Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service. Steps2change provides an evidence based stepped care model for the treatment of people with mild to moderate common mental health problems e.g. anxiety and depression. The successful applicant will have a split post based at the Louth & Boston steps2change team and will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide support for people in the self-management of their common mental health problems through NICE recommended treatment protocols.

All applicants will need to have gained a PG Diploma in CBT as an essential requirement, as well as a professional qualification (nurse/occupational therapist/social worker/clinical psychologist or psychological therapy).
Regular management and clinical supervision will be provided by qualified supervisors. The service has a strong commitment towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD), staff wellbeing and providing quality services.

For further information please contact: Pamela Dennis, Team Manager - Louth s2c Team on 07583031501 or email or Kirsty Talkes, Team Manager – Boston s2c Team on 07879445006 or

CLOSING DATE: 03/07/2022


You may contact Employment Services Team to obtain an Application pack by: Email: or Tel: 01529 222279/80/81.


We are leading the way with mental health transformation projects. Multi-million-pound schemes to transform patient environments and radically redesign community services are currently underway, as part of our commitment to reshaping the future of mental healthcare.

We believe the key to high quality patient care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in the Care Quality Commission rating us as ‘outstanding’ for well led and ‘good’ overall, and 75% of our staff recommending us as a place to work.

We offer options for flexible working and provide development pathways and opportunities. We have a proud partnership with the University of Lincoln and the Lincoln Medical School, which has expanded our academic offerings to nurture talent across the Trust.

We are committed to ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels. We are currently under-represented particularly at senior leadership level, so we welcome applications from women, people with disabilities, people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, and those from the LGBT communities.

We support and celebrate diversity. We have active staff network groups for Black Asian Minority Ethnics (BAME), Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender (LGBT+), staff with Mental and Physical Lived Experience (MAPLE) and our dedicated groups for men and women. We are a Silver Standard Employer with ENEI, were in the top 100 organisations in the county within the Stonewall Index (in 2019), and have been a finalist for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Mental Health Trust of the Year Award two years in a row.

We offer 24-hour services within our Inpatient, Crisis and SPA teams, if you are successfully appointed to posts in these areas or others that might have specified, you will be required to work unsociable hours and shift patterns.

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