Adult Psychotherapist in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy

Permanent | Nottingham, ENGLAND | 5 months | Deadline: 02 Feb 2020
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£37,570 - £43,772 per annum

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Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Byron House, Newark, Nottingham
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum

A great opportunity to join a successful £440m turnover integrated NHS Foundation Trust. Our service portfolio includes mental health, intellectual disability and specialist mental health services, community physical health for both adults and children, prison health and our low, medium and high secure hospitals including Rampton Hospital. The Trust is also involved in a number of collaborations in research and innovation with the Institute of Mental Health, the University of Nottingham and other partners.

Our services are provided by 8,900 staff in hospitals, community settings and patients' own homes, predominately in Nottinghamshire, but services are also provided in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Leicestershire.

A vacancy has arisen in Step 4 Psychotherapy for Band 7 Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapist. The successful applicant will already have considerably training and experience and will be looking to further develop their knowledge, skills and experience in a well established Trust wide psychotherapy service.

Psychotherapy, together with Psychological Health City and Clinical Psychology County make up Step 4 Psychological Therapies in the Adult Mental Health Directorate, which is part of the Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Psychotherapy is provided from bases in Nottingham, Mansfield, Kirkby, Bassetlaw and Newark, Psychotherapy, together with Psychological Health City and Clincal Psychology County make up Step 4 Psychological Therapies in the Adult Mental Health Directorate, which is part of the Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Psychotherapy is provided from bases in Nottingham, Mansfield, Kirkby, Bassetlaw and Newark.

The post holder will be based in Newark 3 days per week and Bassetlaw 1 day per week but, depending on service need, may be required to work in other areas where psychotherapy services are delivered. The successful applicant will join a Step 4 Psychotherapy team that consists of psychodynamic psychotherapists, cognitive behaviour psychotherapists, medical psychotherapists, senior registrars training in psychotherapy, providing a range of psychotherapies appropriate to the needs of the patients, including Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Group Analytic Therapy, Gestalt and Transactional Analysis. Along with delivering treatment programmes, a wide range of training programmes is offered to staff from all disciplines at undergraduate, postgraduate and specialist levels. Step 4 Psychotherapy service also offers opportunities for staff from other teams and services to be visiting therapists at various stages of professional training. There is an active programme of clinical meetings, academic presentations, audit and research projects

Applicants will have a recognised qualification in a core mental health profession, e.g. psychiatric nursing, clinical psychology, medicine, social work and occupational therapy or other relevant experience and demonstrable competence to work in the mental health field. Applicants will have substantial experience of working in a mental health profession (or equivalent), along with training in Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapy at post graduate diploma level and a recognised training body/accreditation.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Mr. Tom O’Reilly, Consultant Adult Psychotherapist,

Paul Dennis, Senior Adult Psychotherapist, or Kathleen Dunn on (0115) 844 0546

*The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the post early.

Preferential consideration will be given to employees of Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust currently declared ‘at risk’. Medical and Non-Executive Director posts are exempt from this criterion.

The Trust believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect and encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We guarantee an interview to candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum essential criteria. We positively encourage people who have experienced mental health problems to apply for a role within the Trust.

When you apply for a position with the Trust using NHS jobs you will be contacted by E mail regarding invitation to attend interviews. Please note any further correspondence regarding any offer of employment and contract will also be sent to the email address provided on NHS Jobs.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to confirm from your previous or current NHS employer and other prior employers; previous NHS service details and personal data held about you, including Occupational Health data (inoculations and screening tests). This data will be transferred using NHS Electronic Staff Record and third party systems via an automated process and only used for the purposes of obtaining and maintaining accurate employment records, should you be appointed to the post.

All new starters from 1st January 2019 payslips/P60’s will only be available electronically via MyESR Employee Self Service.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, convictions which would otherwise be considered as 'spent' will also be checked as part of an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

For eligible posts, satisfactory DBS disclosures are mandatory before commencement of employment within the Trust.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .

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