Psychotherapist - Clinical Lead

Luton, Bedfordshire, England
£ 40 - 42 Per hour
Full time
Temporary, Permanent, Contract
Job level
Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Qualified (non-manager)
17 Jul 2020
17 Aug 2020

Job Description

Title: Psychotherapist – Clinical Lead

Location: Luton

Employment type: Temporary or Permanent

Salary: £40 per hour

Reports to: Operations Manager/National Clinical Therapies Lead

My Client requires a BABCP accredited Psychotherapist, with excellent knowledge and experience in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).

This is a unique opportunity, you will be part of an Integrated care team that combine social, physical, and emotional support. This project is the result of a successful partnership between a national social enterprise and a local, community wellbeing service.

Duties & Responsibilities:

To provide highly developed specialist psychological assessments of clients based upon appropriate use, interpretation and integration of complex data from a variety of sources including psychological tests, self-report measures, rating scales, direct and indirect structured observations and semi-structured interviews with clients, other professionals, family members and others involved in the client care.

To ensure the systematic provision of high-quality psycho-social interventions, including IAPT compliant treatment interventions including counselling are offered through 1:1 work and groups to clients and delivered throughout the service.

A major requirement of the job will be to carry out audit, policy and service development and research activities and/or programmes.

To propose and implement policy and service development changes within the area served by the team/service.

Essential Acquired experience & qualifications

• Masters in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy or working toward / willing to work towards if holds a Post Graduate Diploma In Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

• BABCP accredited.

• Delivering and coordinating psychological services

• Experience of leading a mental health service where multi- disciplinary working was embraced as part of service delivery

• Experience of working in either Primary or Secondary Care Services

• Expertise and knowledge across the spectrum of an IAPT service

• Experience of providing clinical supervision and case management

• Experience of providing line management

• Ability to meet agreed/specified service targets

• Ability to manage own caseload and time

• Demonstrates high standards in written communication

• Able to write clear reports and letters to referrers

• Experience of developing and implementing new models of service delivery including new business

• Able to attend supervision training as part of on-going Continuing Professional Development

• Good record of Continuing Professional Development and willingness to continue this


• HCPC Registration as a Practitioner Psychologist

• Doctorate in Clinical Psychology or equivalent

Ref: MJ-38

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