Trainee CBT Therapist (2 posts) Required: North Cumbria


Closing Date:17/11/2020

Location:North Cumbria

Salary:£24,907 – £30,615 per annum

Job Type:Fixed term (Temporary until Jan 2022 training contract)

Working pattern: Full time

Pay Scheme:Agenda for change

Pay Band:5

2 x 37.5 hours per week,

The successful candidate will receive high quality training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (PgDip CBT) at University of Cumbria. The training lasts for one year, starting in January. Trainees will typically attend University on two days per week and be in service for the remaining three days.

The post holder will be an experienced individual who will be taking on an additional training role. The post holder will work within the Physical Health Psychology Service providing high intensity interventions whilst undertaking a programme of training for this role. This intensive training post will equip the post holder to provide a cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) service to patients with problems such as depression and anxiety disorders for which CBT is demonstrated to be clinically effective.

Trainees will be offered regular clinical and case management supervision to support Trainee High Intensity Therapists to achieve the best results possible for their clients.

On successful completion of the course, individuals will have received the training required to fulfil BABCP’s Minimum Training Standards and will be able to apply for provisional, and then full accreditation as a BABCP registered CBT therapist.

Interviews will be held on Monday 23rd November 2020

  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

Standard Check: £26 + Administration cost of £4.20 = deducted at £10.20 from 1st month salary and £10 deducted from salary over following 2 months.

Enhanced Check: £44 + administration cost of £4.20 = £15.20 deducted from 1st month salary and £11 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

These schemes are subject to availability


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