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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/09/2022.

CBT Therapist for Psychosis & Bipolar [Trainee]

Job Reference: 301-LBG-22-150663

Inclusion Thurrock: Early Intervention in Psychosis
Thurrock, Essex
£41,659 - £47,672 plus fringe

Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT).

We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive services realising all the benefits a modern national NHS organisation can bring. To do this, we need a well trained and supported workforce and place significant investment in training and development opportunities. We have market-leading opportunities and terms and conditions.

We are proud to have dedicated, passionate and professional staff across our services. We employ a broad spectrum of roles to ensure we meet the needs of those we work with. This includes Doctors, Nurses, Therapists, Allied Health Professionals, Psycho-social Workers, Peer Mentors and Volunteers.

There has never been a better time to join Inclusion (and the Trust); take a look at our Benefits Leaflet to see what else we can offer you.

The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme ‘Step into Health’, supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS.

We are looking to recruit an already qualified CBT therapist with an interest in completing the 1 year top up Psychosis & Bipolar training to join our expanding Inclusion Thurrock team. The service delivery currently spans IAPT, EiP, ARMS, IPS, a Recovery College, and a service that fits in the gap between IAPT and secondary care psychology (Psychological Therapy Service). This vacancy is for the Early Intervention in Psychosis Team.

We are seeking individuals that strive to innovate and want to make a real difference through the work they do.

Clinical supervision is provided by modality specific accredited clinical supervisors. Case management support is also provided.

Clinicians are well resourced with IT and communications equipment. We operate on a paperless basis. Appointees will need to be able to communicate effectively with colleagues, service users and members of the public, respect individual rights to confidentiality, and complete tasks within given deadlines. Additional aspects of the role are contained in the downloadable job description and person specification.

Please note that should we receive a high volume of applications we may close the vacancy early.

Please note, as mentioned above, applicants must hold a post-graduate diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy or be a Clinical/ Counselling Psychologist to be eligible for this post. The training for this post is at University College London and the course starts in January 2023. Ideally we would like the candidate to start prior to this to receive a comprehensive induction.

Informal queries about the role are warmly encouraged. Please contact Dr Richard Pione on or 01375 898680.

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Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and operates a no smoking at work policy.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early.

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