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NHS IAPT Step 3 Team Leader

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We are looking for an experienced High Intensity Therapist to join our IAPT team based within the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire area. In this role you will lead, manage and supervise a team of Trainee High Intensity Therapists to deliver evidence-based services and support their learning journey. 

This role can be based locally or remotely and we can offer full or part time hours.

Key Responsibilities of this role are:

  • Provide monthly line management for a team of high intensity trainee therapists making sure that they are able to cover all aspects of their job including agreeing and meeting expectations for clinical activity, keeping up to date with mandatory training and CPD, ensuring that they can meet the Exeter HI training course requirements and  enabling personal development.
  • Liaise with Exeter university HI training department as necessary, including attending  a termly ‘leads and supervisors’ meeting. 
  • Carrying out clinical audits and reporting on performance of your team

 

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

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

Vita is fast growing, innovative and ambitious. If you would like to be part our journey and join a company that offers outstanding personal development, flexibility for a work/life balance and a genuine focus on delivering exceptional services then we would love to hear from you.

 

Your skills and background:

Essential:

  • IAPT CBT High Intensity qualification
  • Knowledge of Evidence based interventions & IAPT National Standards
  • Experience of risk-management (e.g.  suicidal users and users who self-harm)
  • Confidence with outcome measures and their use for clinical and audit purposes.
  • Undertaking Clinical Audit, including action planning
  • Experience of supervising other High Intensity Therapists
  • Confidence with outcome measures and their use for clinical and audit purposes.
  • An awareness of and commitment to supporting and facilitating diversity and inclusion
  • Willingness to travel, which may include overnight stays on occasion, as and when required

Desirable:

  • HCPC registered
  • IAPT Supervisor training and experience of supervision.
  • Excellent knowledge and use of IAPTUS system
  • To have completed a PGDip High Intensity Training course
  • Experience of supervision and supervision qualification.

 

Investing in you

To achieve our ultimate aim 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, continued professional development and a comprehensive benefits package, which you can view in full on our website.

 

Why Vita Health Group?

Vita Health Group celebrates life. Improving lives physically and mentally drives everything we do. 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. We are physical and mental health specialists with over 30 years of experience.

To achieve our ultimate aim 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, support with continued professional development, a comprehensive benefits package and annual leave which you can view in full on our website.

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 reassignment, religion/belief, marital status, or pregnancy/maternity. We are actively seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce, to ensure we are representative of the communities we serve. We therefore welcome applications from candidates with a wide range of lived experience.

We support wellbeing for all employees and are associated with the MINDFUL EMPLOYER Charter for Employers who are Positive About Mental Health and as a Disability Confident Committed Employer we are dedicated to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the recruitment process.  We have also made a commitment to meet the standards outlined in the NHS Equality Delivery System (EDS2) and Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES).

Should you wish to discuss any adjustment that you might need in the application 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. 

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

 

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