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- helping children and young people with mental health issues
- supporting new mums suffering post-natal depression
- assessing people detained under the Mental Health Act
- helping people get active, eat well and take care of their own wellbeing
- treating people who have dementia or experience problems thinking and remembering
- helping people remain independent in the community
- running high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital.
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We take care of our staff with a series of employee benefits, including flexible working, car lease schemes and exclusive discounts on a wide range of products and services, from washing machines to holidays. We also offer a generous relocation package.
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Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Band 8a
Hours: 37.5 per week
Back on Track is the IAPT service for the borough of Hammersmith & Fulham. We are service is seeking to recruit a Senior High Intensity Therapists to join their team. This post is suitable for a qualified and experienced Clinical/Counselling Psychologist, Clinical Health Psychologist, High Intensity Therapist or CBT Therapist.
Back on Track is a well-established and high performing IAPT service provided by West London NHS Trust in partnership with West London Centre for Counselling and Richmond Fellowship. You will work in a very friendly, supportive and well resourced service with close links to Clinical Psychology Doctorate and IAPT training programmes. The service places a particular emphasis on supporting all clinicians and there is a dedicated programme to promote and improve the wellbeing of the team members.
The post will involve a mix of direct clinical work, clinical supervision and taking a key role in the leadership and operational management of the service. The postholder will also provide direct line management to team members, including High and Low Intensity therapists and trainees.
The Back on Track team provides an increasing variety of therapeutic interventions including interpersonal therapy, behavioural couples therapy, dynamic interpersonal therapy, EMDR, ACT, CAT and mindfulness. However, CBT is the main modality of treatment and we are therefore seeking practitioners with a proven track record of supervising and delivering high volume and high quality CBT within an IAPT service.
During the last few years the Back on Track team has worked hard to deliver effective treatment to those with a long-term health condition. Currently 30% of all referrals have at least one long-term condition and applications are particularly welcomed from anyone who has a particular interest and/or expertise with this group and who would be interested in service development in this area.
Back on Track is a very successful service but we want to ensure that our effective treatments are accessible to the entire community, including those from BAME groups. We would be delighted to receive applications from clinicians who are interested in service development with the BAME community and supporting the service in increasing diversity more broadly.
The post is a full-time position with a requirement to work at least one evening session per week (12pm - 8pm) and to occasionally provide additional evening cover as required.
The Trust welcomes applications from all sections of the community who fulfill the criteria for the post. We are keen to ensure that our workforce reflects the community it serves, particularly in terms of ethnicity, gender, disability and experience of mental illness.
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