Trainee CYP CBT Therapist Required: Worthing, West Sussex


  • Location: Worthing, West Sussex, United Kingdom
  • Earnings: £33,706 per annum


Our service has an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Recruit to Train Trainee, part of the Health Education England (HEE) funded Recruit to Train Programme in partnership with the Anna Freud Centre, University College London, and Kings College London. The post-holder will be training on the Children & Young People Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (CYP IAPT) Therapy Course and carrying out clinical work in our service to complement their studies and use their newly developed skills.

The successful candidates will be working within YMCA Dialogue in West Sussex. YMCA Dialogue delivers a multi-modality therapeutic service working with 11 to 18 year olds experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties. This is an amazing opportunity to work in a service that has a growing CBT team, where staff wellbeing is valued and there is room for you to further develop the service.  You will be an employee at the service but also enrolled on a Postgraduate Diploma course.

This is a full-time (37 hours per week) fixed term role until 31 December 2023 with this training year funded by HEE. The post-holder will work within the Dialogue service providing interventions whilst undertaking a programme of training for this role. This intensive training post will equip the post – holder to provide interventions based on CYP-IAPT care principles and also interventions consistent with the CBT training course. The post- holder will work in the service for at least 2.5-3.0 days of the week using the newly developed skills whilst attending the training programme for the remaining 2.0-2.5 days.

Information about how to apply – please note, you MUST apply to the course at the same time as this job.


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