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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/02/2020.

CBT Therapist

Job Reference: 354-PC-20006

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Mental Health
Woodside, Hellingly
Band 7 - (£37,570 - £43,772 pro rata per annum)

We are a large NHS Mental Health Trust in South East England and are looking for people to help us provide high quality services for the patients, carers and local communities that we serve.

We want patients and staff to recommend our organisation as a place where they would be happy for their friends and family to be treated. You can help us to do this by bringing your skills, experience and commitment to Sussex Partnership.

Sussex Partnership is an equal opportunities employer, with a sincere commitment to our people’s health and emotional wellbeing and as such, we have signed the Time to Change pledge and provide a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

In addition, our workforce is currently under-represented by people from Black and Minority Ethnic and Disabled communities. We welcome applications from people of these communities as we want our workforce to reflect the communities we serve.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated our services good, following their most recent inspection, and outstanding in the caring domain.

This is an opportunity to join an established team of Psychological Therapists working in G.P. practices and community venues providing a range of NICE compliant psychological therapies, including Step 3 High Intensity Psychological Interventions.

This is a substantive post at 22.5 hours per week.

Health in Mind has a reputation for clinical excellence, innovation and collaborative working with secondary care and voluntary services. The multi-disciplinary team consists of CBT Therapists, Primary Care Counsellors, Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners, Primary Care Mental Health Practitioners and Employment Advisors.

The post holder will provide high intensity interventions to a range of adults with anxiety, depression and trauma related problems. You will receive regular supervision as well as in service training and CPD days that ensure your continued learning and development.

Experience of working in Primary Care will be an advantage. As well as 1:1 work you may be expected to co-facilitate group interventions. For the delivery of group work we provide in-house training and additional support, should you need. Previous training in delivering supervision or experience of providing supervision will also be advantageous.

Although this post will be based in Hastings & Rother locality, as a part of Health in Mind you must be willing and able to travel throughout East Sussex as required.

As an 8-8 service, there is an expectation to provide 20% of agreed clinical appointments after 5pm or before 9am.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information please contact Musa Nyoni

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust takes its responsibilities for the safeguarding and protection of children and young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and expects this of all its employees and bank workers. The Trust works with adult and children’s social care to ensure that the integrated service has systems in place to equip staff and bank workers with the knowledge and skills to recognise abuse, and take action to safeguard and protect vulnerable adults and children and young people.

Successful candidates are normally offered salaries at the bottom of the relevant salary range. However, where previous or equivalent NHS experience in a similar role can be demonstrated and evidenced, this may be taken into consideration when setting the starting salary.

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We welcome and appreciate every application that we receive but regret that we are unable to advise every candidate if they have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date then it is likely that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion, however please do not be discouraged from applying again.

In the event of an excessive number of applicants the Trust does reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than indicated.

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.

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