Trainee Psychological Therapists (CBT)

Chichester/Worthing/Horsham/Crawley & Surrey University
£26,565 to £35,577 per annum
04 Jan 2018
18 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed term
Full Time
Grade - 6

Are you ready to train as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist within one of the UK's highest performing IAPT services?

With a track record of innovation, imagination and excellence, Time To Talk is seen as a flagship service within Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust, being recognised as one of the best service providers of brief psychological interventions in the country.

We are looking for 8 trainee CBT psychological therapists, to work in one of the step 3 teams. The successful applicants will have a core profession (nursing, social work, etc.) or be able to demonstrate the equivalent knowledge and experience (via a completed KSA, see BABCP website for details, which should be produced at interview). You will also be expected to have a degree at a 2:1 or be able to submit an academic portfolio which shows your ability to be able to write at the required academic standard.

The training course is for 16 months which includes 2 to 3 days per week at University on average and 2 to 3 days of clinical practice. The course starts on the 30th April 2018 but you will be expected to be registered on the course by the third week of March 2018 with an induction day in late March. If you require any further information about the course please contact Lydia Turner Programme Director

We have 8 fixed term training posts available in a variety of locations across West Sussex including Worthing, Chichester, Crawley, and Horsham (please specify your preferred location on your application form).

You will receive excellent support in this role, including skills development and regular supervision. You will be joining a friendly and dynamic team. We are committed to recruiting not only people with the right skills, but also the right values to support effective learning, team working and excellent patient care and experience.

Applicants should be familiar with the values of the NHS Constitution.

Successful candidates need to be able to start on 23rd April 2018. Any KSA candidates will need to have a completed KSA ready for the interview.

The post holder needs to be a car driver and willing to travel to different sites as required in West Sussex. There will be some evening work required.

Successful candidates will be invited to attend individual interviews at Worthing.

Interviews will take place at the end of January.

Applicant requirements 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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