HI CBT Therapist / Psychotherapeutic Counsellor – Remote available

Essex Partnership University

Job Overview

Remote only work option available.

An opportunity exists for enthusiastic, qualified NHS Talking Therapies compliant cognitive behavioural therapists or qualified psychotherapeutic counsellors with an NHS Talking Therapies compliant qualification (PCE-CFD, DIT, IPT, Couples Therapy for Depression) and who share our passion for great patient care and making a difference, to apply for 12 month FTC roles within our busy NHS Talking Therapies service based in SE Essex covering maternity leave.

The post holders will work alongside a large team that includes psychological wellbeing practitioners, cognitive behavioural therapists, and primary care counsellors/therapists who provide a range of NICE approved therapeutic interventions for depression and anxiety disorders.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicants will be accredited with a relevant professional body, have completed an approved NHS Talking Therapies compliant training, be skilled and experienced in dealing with assessment and treatment provision of Step 3 interventions for clients presenting with depression and anxiety disorders, highly motivated with the ability to organise and prioritise their own workload. Applicants working towards full accreditation can be considered.

Successful applicants will work with people with different cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary and should be committed to equal opportunities.

Working for our organisation

Therapy For You is an IAPT primary care therapy service based in SE and NE Essex working from our own premises, GP surgeries and community settings. We deliver a range of services including self-help psycho educational courses, therapy groups, online/digital therapeutic services and individual therapies including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT), Interpersonal Therapy (IPT) and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). The service works with adults presenting with mild, moderate and severe anxiety and depression.

We are committed to providing an out of hours service to the community and this involves working some evenings or Saturdays, typically 6-9pm or 9am-1pm respectively.

!Important Professional References

Make sure that as a part of your application you have professional references with business contract information covering your last three year employment history. We are unable to accept personal or character references.

As a newly appointed employee you are responsible for incurring the cost of your initial DBS check relevant to your post, the amount will be deducted from your first salary with the Trust.

Applications for Job Share are positively welcomed.

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