Main area IAPT
Grade Band 6
Contract 12 months (1 Year Fixed Term or 1 Year secondment)
Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week (9-5 pm 4 days per week, 12-8 1 day per week)
Site Bromley/Home/Kings college London Town Bromley
Salary £40,701 - £48,054 Inc HCAS per annum pro rata
Salary period Yearly
Closing 06/12/2023 23:59
Interview date 12/12/2023
Bromley Healthcare is a community interest company providing a wide range of services including community nursing services such as district nursing, health visiting to specialist nurses, as well as therapy services for children, young people and adults. Being born from NHS Bromley’s community provider unit we have been providing community services to the people of Bromley for many years and we have a wealth of experience.
Bromley Healthcare is a great place to work. The unique way we deliver services and offer everyone who works here a voice, means that your career with us will be rewarding. Social Enterprises are a fairly new and exciting way to deliver healthcare, offering many of the traditional advantages of the NHS (such as excellent training and development) with the freedom for innovation by being able to reinvest any surpluses we make into the community.
Priority consideration will be given to Bromley Healthcare staff formally identified as being at risk.
Please note that for positions that require you to drive as part of your job role we will be asking for evidence of business insurance.
NHS Talking Therapies High-Intensity Trainee (CBT) - Band 6
£40,701 - £48,054 Inc HCAS per annum pro rata
12 months (1 Year Fixed Term or 1 Year Secondment) - 37.5 hrs per week
The training programme consists of three days working within an IAPT service and two days at university taught by experts in the field. Each training place involves being employed by a service for the length of the training contract. Contracts of employment will be at a Band 6 or equivalent and fixed-term/secondment for one year whilst training. The Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience/KCL and Royal Holloway/CNWL will provide the training. These higher education institutions (HEIs) have been selected based on their ability to demonstrate the capacity, knowledge and expertise to deliver the curriculum that has been developed for each training course.
Proposed Interview date Tuesday 12th December 2023
Main duties of the job
Psychological therapy services across London are now recruiting CBT High Intensity Trainees as part of the IAPT programme. These services deliver evidence-based psychological therapies for people with anxiety and depression.
Are you an experienced mental health professional or social care worker with a recognised professional qualification working in a mental health setting? Have you considered training in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)?
Applications are invited from qualified Clinical or Counselling Psychological Therapists, Mental Health Nurses, Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners to apply for the one-year full-time IAPT postgraduate diploma courses based at King’s College London and Royal Holloway.
Applicants without a core mental health profession (such as Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner or counsellors without UKCP or BACP accreditation) must be able to meet the required KSA process criteria.
Please visit the BABCP website for a list of core professions https://babcp.com/Accreditation/Practitioner-Accreditation/Core-Professions/Core-Professions-list-and-criteria
Working for our organisation
Bromley Talking Therapies is a free NHS service for anxiety and depression which is delivered by Bromley Healthcare. At Bromley Talking Therapies we pride ourselves in putting our patients first and at the heart of everything we do.
Our team is made up of psychological wellbeing practitioners, cognitive behavioural psychotherapists and counsellors. Trainees will receive expert supervision from accredited, experienced supervisors, and will be guaranteed a diverse and stimulating learning experience.
Bromley Healthcare is a community interest company providing a wide range of services including community nursing services such as district nursing, health visiting to specialist nurses, as well as therapy services for children, young people and adults. Bromley Healthcare is a great place to work.
Bromley Healthcare provides an excellent benefits package including various pension schemes, discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, discounted electronics, access to EAP, high street discounts, Blue Light Card eligibility, opportunity to apply for low interest personal loans and an excellent lease car scheme and we are constantly looking to expand our staff benefits.
All offers of new employment with Bromley Healthcare are subject to a six month probation period.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Please see detailed job description, main responsibilities and person specification attached to the job advert.
Qualification Essential criteria
- A recorded/registered qualification in one of the following at graduate level in nursing, social work, occupational therapy, arts therapy or within a psychological therapy.
- OR Evidence of meeting the Knowledge Skills and Attitude (KSA) requirements of BABCP
- Experience working in a stepped care service for anxiety and depression.
- Demonstrable experience of working in mental health services
- Demonstrates high standards in written communication
- Able to write clear reports and letters to referrers
- Ability to manage own caseload and time
- Experience of working in Primary Care Services
- Computer literate
- Ability to evaluate and put in place the effect of training
- Advanced communication skills
- Ability to use clinical supervision and personal development positively and effectively
- Car driver and/or ability and willingness to travel to locations throughout the organisation
We are passionate about caring for our service users, and their family and friends, as well as the wellbeing of our colleagues. That's why we encourage all colleagues to take up the offer of the Coronavirus vaccination.
Salary is dependant on NHS experience and current banding/pay point, applicants from outside the NHS will receive the start point of the salary scale in line with NHS terms & conditions.
Excellent benefits package available including various pension schemes, discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, discounted electronics, opportunity to apply for low interest personal loans and an excellent lease car scheme.
Bromley Healthcare is fully committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture, in a work environment where all colleagues feel supported, nurtured and celebrated. We do not tolerate discrimination of any kind. At Bromley Healthcare, diversity and inclusion is one of the key strands of our People Strategy, and we are fully committed to promoting diversity in all we do to make real and lasting change.
As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome and encourage applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion /belief, sexual orientation or age. We are especially keen to increase Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) representation across Bromley Healthcare, especially at senior levels.
We look forward to welcoming you to a rewarding career with Bromley Healthcare.
All offers of new employment with Bromley Healthcare are subject to a six month probation period
Bromley Healthcare CIC is an NHS community provider and part of the NHS family.
But we are a little different; we like to think that we stand out from typical NHS organisations as Bromley Healthcare CIC is actually a co-owned social enterprise, co-owned by its employees. This means that our staff remain on NHS Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions and are members of the NHS pension scheme (providing you are eligible), if not we can offer the Nest or Scottish Widows pension schemes.
- Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. We may also contact you by texting the mobile number, if provided, on the application form.
- As a guide interviews should usually take place within 3 weeks of the closing date.
- When providing employment reference details, please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your referee must all be known to you in a line manager or professional lead capacity.
- All staff identified as AT-RISK who meets the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly.
- The Trust uses the recruitment platform TRAC systems to administer all stages of the recruitment process meaning that information in regard to shortlisting will not be communicated via NHS Jobs.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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