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Psychological Therapist CAT/EMDR/CBT/DBT/Counselling or Clinical Psychologist

                             

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

Would you like: 

  • To work for an award-winning specialist healthcare company that is dedicated on improving and delivering services rather than delivering the same for less? 

  • Outstanding personal development and CPD opportunities? 

  • Flexibility that enables you to balance your work life and personal commitments? 

If you answered yes to the above Vita Health Group is your perfect next employer! 

                   

The Role: What you’ll do

Working as part of a motivated, cohesive, and well-supported clinical team, you will be an experienced therapist with a proven record of treating a wide range of mental health presentations in primary care.

We are looking for a highly motivated psychological therapist with additional training in modalities such as Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT), Eye-Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), cognitive behaviour therapy for psychosis (CBT-P), Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT), Mentalisation Based Therapy (MBT), and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). Experience and training in working with personality disorder and trauma presentations will be essential.

CAT (Cognitive Analytic Therapy) trained/accredited successful candidates will benefit from a welcome bonus of up to £2000.

EMDR therapists that have completed the three parts of EMDR training will benefit from a welcome bonus of up to £1000.

Modality-specific clinical supervisors, appropriate for the caseload will be provided as well regular case management supervision and ongoing training. Our Clinicians are well resourced with IT and communications equipment. Our service uses the iaptus patient administration system and operates on a near-paperless basis.

You will need to be able to communicate effectively with colleagues, service users and members of the public, respect individual rights to confidentiality, and complete tasks within given deadlines. You will have relevant qualifications, most likely at post-graduate level, have accreditation with an appropriate professional body and be able to demonstrate relevant knowledge and experience within the area of adult mental health.

Full time and part time hours are available for this role.

Your skills and background:

Essential:

  • Mental health background with additional psychological therapy training.
  • MDT working.
  • Additional training in evidence-based psychological approaches.
  • Experience of working with and treating complex mental health presentations in adults.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • IT skills - Microsoft Office/Patient record systems.
  • Awareness of and commitment to supporting and facilitating diversity and inclusion.

Desirable:

  • Experience of facilitating group-based interventions
  • Trained in Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) or Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Trained in Structured Clinical Management (SCM)

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 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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