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Regional Long Term Conditions Lead

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The Role: what you’ll do

We are looking for a Regional Clinical Lead to work within our Basildon and Brentwood IAPT Service. The successful candidate will lead on the clinical delivery of step 2, step 3 and LTC programmes.

You will have a special interest, knowledge and experience of LTC and a qualification in CBT. You will be accountable for the seamless referral pathways within areas such as COPD, Diabetes, MSK/Pain, MUS, Stroke linked to the IAPT service. This will involve strong relationships with your physical healthcare colleagues, co-facilitation and creation of CBT based classes for this group, psycho-educational classes for physical health specialists on Mental Health, managing and tracking referrals to ensure IAPT-LTC protocols are followed to reach maximum recovery and hold a LTC specific caseload of patients.

The post holder will provide professional support and guidance for the IAPT teams and ensure resources available are utilised effectively for the day to day Mental Health management of patients with long term conditions. The post holder is an integral part of the South East primary care mental health services and contributes to the needs of  the local population.

Are you a passionate Clinical Leader, can you demonstrate?

  • Qualification from High Intensity IAPT Course (Post Graduate Diploma) or other Post Graduate CBT training course
  • Excellent clinical governance processes and an understanding of IAPT quality requirements
  • Able to provide IAPT compliant clinical supervision
  • Passion to lead clinical teams through quality and efficacy to IAPT requirements

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

  • 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 internal roles across VHG in other service areas (physical health/ or MH corporate) 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

 

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:

  • Qualification from High Intensity IAPT Course (Post Graduate Diploma) or other Post Graduate CBT training course
  • Experience of working within complex mental health conditions
  • Experience of providing care in line with Long term condition agenda
  • Experience managing clinical teams in a mental health setting
  • Experience of clinically supervising others
  • IAPT Supervision qualification
  • BABCP accreditation (or eligible)
  • HCPC or NMC registration

Desirable:

  • IAPT-LTC qualification
  • Other IAPT qualifications i.e. EMDR, Couples for Depression, MBCT
  • Registered health care professional e.g. Nurse, D Clin Psych, OT
  • Evidence in participating in planning and/or management meetings at a senior level

 

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, support with continued professional development and a comprehensive benefits package 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 identity, 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 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 participation in Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme which supports us in ensuring all LGBTQIA+  staff are free to be themselves in the workplace.
  • 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.

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.

 

Vita Health Group

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