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High Intensity Therapist West Essex

The Role:

Join a growing, high performing team in an award-winning healthcare company and receive a welcome bonus up to £3000.

As a High Intensity Therapist you will work locally or remotely within our IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) service based in West Essex.  

To attract and retain a high quality and engaged workforce, Vita are offering a competitive package which includes:

  • A welcome bonus of up to £3000 for applicants new to Vita Health Group (subject to terms & conditions)
  • Professional development/training, including opportunities for supervision training and EMDR
  • Flexible working
  • We observe but are not bound by Agenda for Change pay scale allowing more flexibility

Following the easing of restrictions around COVID, individuals who can work within the West Essex CCG footprint are sought after as we expand the local workforce. An element of ongoing remote delivery is envisaged and can be accommodated to varying degrees based on personal circumstance.

Are you a passionate High Intensity Therapist, can you demonstrate?

  • Qualification from High Intensity IAPT Course (Post Graduate Diploma) or other Post Graduate CBT training course.
  • Experience of providing high intensity interventions for common mental health problems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • IT skills – Microsoft Office/Patient record systems

To achieve our ultimate aim of making people better we recognise importance and benefits of investing in our team. We provide:

  • Professional development/training, including opportunities for supervision training and EMDR.
  • Focus of staff wellbeing through, events, staff events, wellbeing champions and initiatives
  • Flexible approach to working through remote and homeworking options
  • Day to day clinical support and leadership
  • Excellent clinical supervision in accordance with IAPT Manual and IAPT Supervision guidance
  • Ongoing continual professional development opportunities
  • Individual CPD and development plans
  • Opportunities for Clinical Supervisor, Leadership roles as part of longer term career development
  • A friendly and supportive work environment with an overall culture of energy, solution focus and excellence in both our service delivery and support to our team

Skills and Experience:

Essential:

  • Qualification from High Intensity IAPT Course (Post Graduate Diploma) or other Post Graduate CBT training course.
  • BABCP accreditation or eligibility for BABCP accreditation
  • Willingness to travel, which may include overnight stays on occasion, as and when required

Desirable:

  • Experience of facilitating groups
  • Other IAPT qualifications i.e. EMDR, Couples for Depression, MBCT
  • IAPT Supervision Qualification
  • Experience using IAPTUS patient record system
  • HCPC registered psychologist

Please contact Angela.scott@vhg.co.uk if you have any questions.

 

Why Vita Health Group?

Vita Health Group celebrates life. Improving lives physically and mentally drives everything we do.

We are physical and mental health specialists with over 30 years of experience.  We work in partnership with the NHS, support the UK’s largest corporate companies to help assist their workforce and provide a full range of physiotherapy services to private customers.

To achieve our mission of making people better, we recognise the importance of investing in our staff. In addition to a competitive salary, we also offer the opportunity of a flexible work life balance and a comprehensive benefits package which you can view in full on our website.  To progress your skills and enable career development we provide Continued Professional Development opportunities including secondments, management training, a mentoring scheme and regular events and webinars across a range of clinical disciplines.

Vita Health Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer.  We are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion best practice and positively encourage applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion/belief, marital status, or pregnancy/maternity.  To support this we have a dedicated team of EDI specialists and run a range of active in-house diversity networks.

We are actively seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce, to ensure we are representative of the communities we serve at all levels. We therefore welcome applications from candidates with a wide range of lived experience.

We are committed to equitably support the wellbeing of all employees as demonstrated by:

  • Our association with the MINDFUL EMPLOYER Charter for Employers who are Positive About Mental Health.
  • Our status as a Disability Confident Committed Employer dedicated to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the recruitment process. All disabled candidates that meet the minimum essential criteria will be invited to interview.
  • Our status as a Menopause Friendly Committed employer.
  • Our sign up to the Employer with Heart Charter
  • Our commitment to meet the standards outlined in the NHS Equality Delivery System (EDS2), Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) and Workforce Disability Equality Standard (WDES).
  • The provision of access to health and wellbeing services for colleagues which includes a team of trained Mental Health Advocates and an Employee Assistance Programme.
  • An embedded “speaking up” culture facilitated by Freedom to Speak Up Guardians.

Should you wish to discuss any adjustment or assistance you might need in the application or interview process please contact recruitment@vhg.co.uk and we will arrange.

Please note, all applicants must be legally entitled to accept and perform work in the UK and all positions are subject to a DBS check. 

Any data which you share with us throughout the hiring process will be stored securely within the UK and is accessible only by staff who require it. Should your application be unsuccessful, your data will be securely destroyed after 6 months. 

Vita Health Group reserves the right to close this job when sufficient applications have been received.


   

 

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