CBT Psychotherapist

Coxheath, Maidstone, Kent, England
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £43742.0 - 50056.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
£43742.0 - 50056.0 Per year
Full time
Other Qualified Professional
2 Jul 2024
16 Jul 2024

Job Description

Job overview
Are you a qualified or soon-to-be qualified CBT Psychotherapist looking for a new challenge in a supportive work environment?
We are looking for a CBT Psychotherapist to join our Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIPS) service, based in Maidstone. This is an exciting opportunity to join the team as it continues to expand and offer innovative interventions.
In this role, you will be responsible for providing high-quality CBT and family interventions to people aged 14+ with a first experience of psychosis. You will also be involved in case consultation and collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team (MDT).
We have two roles available - the second is in our North Kent EIP team, based in Gillingham, so please apply for either role if you would like to be considered.
As a CBT Psychotherapist with KMPT, you will have plenty of support and opportunities to develop your own practice, whilst providing excellent care to people with psychosis and their families.
Candidate must hold a postgraduate Qualification in CBT, BABCP registration and have experience working with people with mental health problems. We welcome your application if you are awaiting your registration but have completed your training.

Main duties of the job
  • Provide CBT and family interventions to people with a first experience in psychosis
  • Conduct high-quality assessments and deliver evidence-based interventions
  • Collaborate effectively with the MDT to strengthen the team's therapeutic capacity
  • Contribute to service development and participate in research and evaluation activities
The Service
The Early Intervention for Psychosis Service is a well-respected and well-established multi-disciplinary service with a reputation for excellence. The EIP psychological therapies staff are integrated within EIPS and committed to providing support, excellent supervision and to developing its staff.
KMPT | Our Services - Early Intervention for Psychosis (West Kent and Medway)

Working for our organisation
Come and work for us in the garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.

We are Kent and Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disabilities and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people in Kent and Medway, as well as specialist services for adults in Sussex and Surrey. We are rated Good overall by the CQC.

Each year we care for over 2,000 people in our hospitals and 54,000 people in the community.

We are proud to employ over 3,800 people from 66 nationalities, and to serve an increasingly diverse range of communities across rural urban areas.

You will be joining friendly passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Our Strategy

Our mission is what we set out to do every day
We deliver brilliant care through brilliant people.

Our Vision is where we want to be in the future
To provide outstanding care and to work in partnership to deliver this in the right place, for every service user, every time.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main responsibilities of the role. You can also Search: 'KMPT Careers Job ref: 380-WK069-I'
For immediate consideration, please email your CV to Apply

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Postgraduate Qualification in CBT
  • BABCP registration

Essential criteria
  • Experience in Early Intervention in Psychosis/Adult Mental Health/Severe Mental Health problems
  • Experience in CBT/CBTp
  • Experience in MDT working
  • Experience in groupwork/familywork
  • Written communication skills
  • Knowledge of recovery, social inclusion and EIP policies
  • Audit, service evaluation & research experience
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in Children and Young People's Partnership Service (CHYPPS)
KMPT Staff Benefits:
NHS pension scheme Your employer pays 20.6% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.
Please see Apply. Apply/Pensions.aspx for more details.
Annual leave for Agenda for Change On appointment to NHS
27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service
29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service
33 days full time or pro rata if part time
Plus bank holidays, that's up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off!
Medical staffs have national Terms and Conditions.
Buying and selling of annual leave is also available as part of our flexible approach to staff benefits.
Recommend a friend campaign If you already work for us you could refer a friend from outside of the Trust to any of the roles below and you can receive £1000 if they are successfully recruited; Nursing staff - RMN RGN RNLD - Band 5 and 6, Medical Doctors, Clinical Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals,
Flexible working Covers job share, term time working, flexible shifts etc. Just ask and we will try to help.
Statutory and occupational maternity, paternity or adoption leave Dependant on length of NHS service
Other paid/unpaid leave This can be for Jury Service, Reserved Armed Forces, etc. This is paid outside of annual leave.
Non paid leave for career breaks
Staff Support KMPT offers a face to face counselling service for any issues not just work related problems.
NHS discounts and shopping vouchers Staff can sign up for Red Guava, PS discounts and Health Service Discounts to receive a variety of discounts in travel, fashion, technology, mobile phone contracts, food and drink, days out etc.
Learning and Development opportunities In addition to the mandatory subjects there are a number of leadership, management and staff topic areas, including coaching and mentoring.
KMPT is committed to supporting all new staff and this includes a comprehensive Induction programme. The programme's duration depends on role and can be from 2 days to 4 weeks (not always consecutive days).
The Induction programme will provide an excellent opportunity for new staff to meet and engage with KMPT's subject specialists and include the required training.
The programme may involve some travel to the various training venues across Kent and Medway, the main ones being Canterbury, Maidstone and Dartford.
New starter bonus At the Trust we really value our nurses and the skills the

Ref: WK069I

Job Details

CBT Psychotherapist

Coxheath, Maidstone, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
£43742.0 - 50056.0 Per year
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Full time
2 Jul 2024
16 Jul 2024

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