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Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist

Band 7

Main area
CBT Therapist
Band 7
18.75 hours per week
Job ref
Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
IAPT Central Level 5
£37,570 -£43,772 per annum (pro-rata) excl HCAS
18/10/2019 23:59
Interview date

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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Haringey IAPT is recruiting a Band 7 CBT Therapist - part time (18.75 hours per week)

Permanent – Outer London HCAS

Whittington Health is looking to recruit a part-time CBT Therapist for the Haringey IAPT Long Term Conditions service.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant well-established IAPT service. Let’s Talk is a forward thinking and innovative provider of a range of IAPT treatments for common mental health problems. We have an excellent reputation and are known for our high quality of service delivery and service design.

We serve a diverse patient population in the vibrant multi-cultural and multi-lingual borough of Haringey. If you have, or would like to gain experience of working within a diverse multi-cultural community, this may be the right position for you. 70% of people living in Haringey speak English; we are particularly interested in recruiting therapists who are fluent in one of the other languages spoken in Haringey such as Turkish or Spanish.

Our service has over 90 members of staff. We are looking to appoint a Band 7 BABCP accredited CBT therapist. The post is permanent and will be based across Haringey (attracting outer London HCAS)

The Long Term Conditions service sees people who have a chronic long-term condition (LTC) and a mental health condition and has been successfully running for over a year.  Currently the service sees people with any of the following LTCs: Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes, COPD, MSK/Chronic pain, cardiac illnesses.  Training will be provided for those who are successfully recruited into the LTC role.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join our thriving service. If you meet the following criteria we invite you to apply:

  1. You are an experienced and BABCP accredited CBT Therapist, or a clinical or counselling psychologist with extensive CBT training and experience.
  2. You are experienced with the IAPT disorder-specific evidence-based treatment protocols.
  3. Ideally you are conversant with the patient management system IAPTUS.
  4. You have an excellent and demonstrable track record in working in a high pressured and demanding environment.

All staff are required to do one out of hours shift (12-8pm) per week 

Closing date for applications is 18th October 2019 at midnight.   Due to high response levels, we may close this recruitment earlier than the advertised closing date and advise you to submit your application as soon as possible.



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you have any enquiries please contact

Dr Tania Knight or Sarah Ellard(Co-Team Leaders) on 0203 074 2280

If you have problems applying, contact

Whittington Health NHS Trust
Magdala Avenue
N19 5NF
020 7288 3306