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IAPT High Intensity CBT Therapist

Job Reference: 363-SS5089

Employer:
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Mental Health
Location:
SS Newham Talking Therapies, LONDON
Salary:
£42,313 to £48,515 pa inc HCA

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.


Newham Talking Therapies (NTT) is looking to recruit 2 High Intensity CBT Therapists to join a busy and high performing team.

 

NTT is an exceptional talking therapies service with excellent development opportunities. We are committed to the progression of our team members and our posts are formulated to allow for development of clinical expertise in chosen clinical areas. As well as offering a range of therapies, the service also runs as a training centre, therefore offering opportunities for supervision and training.

The post-holder will be part of a very dynamic team and will work alongside PWPs as well as therapists trained in a range of therapies including systemic and couple therapies, EMDR, CBT psychodynamic and integrative therapies. We also have a dedicated team working with physical health related problems and long term conditions; this offers those who work with our team plenty of opportunities to enhance their job satisfaction by learning more about this area and developing skills in working with this population.

 

The post-holder will provide high intensity cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in line with NICE guidance. We value training and qualifications in other high intensity therapies and will support those wishing to develop their careers by training in other recognised modalities. We also value experience or interest of delivering therapy in a group format.

 

The post-holder will work with clients who present with a range of complex anxiety disorders, post- traumatic stress disorder and depression related problems at step 3 for which CBT is demonstrated to be clinically effective. The post holder will carry out telephone and face to face assessments as part of their case load.

 

The post-holder will work with people with different cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary and work in various community settings (including GP surgeries) and psychological treatment centres.

 

We are looking for a new member to join the team who is committed, enthusiastic and willing to contribute to the service and embrace different ways of working. This post offers opportunities to work with a range of professionals from different therapeutic backgrounds and to be part of an evolving, integrating team. Members of our team are committed to ensuring a healthy work life balance and a creating a positive working environment.

 

These vacancies are offered as permanent posts, with the expectation that all clinical staff work one late evening per week (12pm until 8pm).

 

 



For further details / informal visits contact:

If you have any further questions, please contact Eiza Griffin, Deputy Clinical Lead on 020 8536 2161 for an informal discussion.




ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2018. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients. This Trust is clinician-led, and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services.

We have set ourselves the mission to improve the quality of life of all we serve, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

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Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire, Luton and psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond.

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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.


UK Registration

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



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