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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/02/2020.

IAPT Clinical Lead (Dartford)

Job Reference: J183-A-20-63954

Central Advertising - Other
£44,606 - £50,819

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.

The Role:

Vita health group are offering this exciting opportunity which requires a dynamic individual who will be responsible for the establishment of the service whilst developing an IAPT appropriate clinical workforce

The successful candidate will require strong Clinical Leadership and will be responsible for ensuring the ongoing clinical delivery and operational effectiveness of the IAPT service in Dartford Gravesham and Swanley.

The Company:

Vita Health Group is a leading UK healthcare provider with over 30 years’ experience delivering best in class physical and mental health services across corporates, NHS and private patients.

We comprise of three leading UK healthcare providers, each with their own great reputation within the healthcare industry:

RehabWorks (established 1987)

Workplace Wellness (established 1989)

Crystal Palace Physio Group (established 1998)


Skills and Experience:


Accreditation/ (or eligible for) BABCP.

Experience to supervise

Evidence of continuous professional development

Minimum 2 years accreditation (or accreditable experience) with either BACP/UKCP/BABCP/BPS or registration with HCPC/NMC

Experience of working within an IAPT/Primary Care mental Health Service with a range of mental health issues both from clinical and social perspective

Well-developed experience of working with a wide range of psychological problems within a therapeutic model

Experience of supervising people and resource allocation

Experience of working within multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural settings

A committed and professional approach to work

Highly effective communication skills, presentational, general verbal and written

Ability to prioritise

Computer/ Information Technology skills

HCPC and CSP Registration


Mental health Professional with a core profession (HCPC/NMC)

BACP/UKCP Accreditation

Understanding of IAPT AQP contracts

Why Vita Health Group?

Our company purpose is “to make people better” which is inclusive of all clients we treat. In order to achieve this, we strongly believe in our company values:


Customer Focussed

People Centred



Our values provide the building blocks for us to achieve the Vita Health Group vision to be the UKs Leading Healthcare Provider of best in class Physical and Mental Health Solutions.

We are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunities employer and value excellent in everything we do. We have a strong focus on supporting and developing our staff and are keen to bring on board candidates that share our vision to be a workplace of choice.

We continually look at attracting the very best people from the widest talent pool. As a Disability Confident Committed Employer, we are dedicated to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the recruitment process.

Please get in touch if you’d like to discuss any adjustment that you might need in the applications process and if you are successful beyond this.

Benefit Package

The role offers a comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to:

Enhanced annual leave

Continued Professional Development and comprehensive training provided.

Life Assurance insurance

Company pension scheme

Online benefits portal, including high street discounts and a wellbeing zone

Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave

Benenden health cover

Length of service awards

Ability to work from home when required and where possible (min 5mb download speed required)

Retirement training

Cycle to work scheme

Employee referral cash incentive (Subject to Tax and NI)

Uniform provided (Where applicable)

Employee Assistant Program

How to Apply

Please send us a copy of your CV and covering letter explaining why the position is of interest to you and why you feel you would be a good candidate

Any data which you share with us throughout the hiring process will be stored securely within the UK, and is accessible only by staff who require it. Should your application be unsuccessful, your data will be securely destroyed after 6 months.

Vita Health Group is an equal opportunities and Disability Confident Committed Employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We are committed to supporting wellbeing for all employees and are associated with the MINDFUL EMPLOYER Charter for Employers who are Positive About Mental Health.

Please note, all applicants must be legally entitled to accept and perform work in the UK and all positions are subject to a DBS check.

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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