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Senior Cognitive Behavioral Therapist

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Are you looking to join an exciting organisation where you can make a real difference, whether that’s making people better, developing our offering to service users or leading a high performing team?

Vita Health Group is a leading UK healthcare provider with over 30 years’ experience delivering best in class Mental Health services to Corporate & NHS customers.

We are continually growing our Corporate Psychological Therapies Service and are looking to attract the very best people from the widest talent pool. Our services take an innovative yet evidence-based approach, following IAPT & NICE guidelines to Making People Better  

The Role:

  • You will line manage a team of therapists as well as your own small caseload, providing virtual based therapy & case management of referrals to the Psychological Therapy Service (PTS).
  • Your role will include assessing the patients presenting condition, establishing suitability for level of treatment as per the “Stepped Model of Care”, with the aim of facilitating a patient to a sustained recovery.
  • Supporting the services on call risk and clinical duty. You will contribute to reviewing & implementing new processes & protocols for safe and effective delivery of mental health services in line with NICE guidelines.
  • Provide supervision to your team on a regular basis ensuring clinical quality and pathways are adhered to.
  • Responsible for conducting monthly audits of staff notes, assessments reports and formulations.
  • Supporting the interview process and taking a lead role when onboarding new hires to your team
  • Coordinate and deliver CPD Training within the team.

Skills and Experience:

Essential:

  • Post graduate training in CBT or equivalent
  • BABCP accreditation or eligibility for BABCP accreditation
  • Demonstrable experience of working in psychological therapy setting as well as treating common mental health conditions.
  • Evidence of risk assessment and routine clinical outcome monitoring
  • Proficiency in IT skills including the use of Microsoft Office packages, databases and electronic record systems is required.
  • Able to demonstrate your experience of conducting supervision sessions with other CBT therapists
  • Demonstrates high standards in written communication, able to write clear reports and letters to referrers
  • A sound understanding of the principles of CBT and application across a broad range of mental health disorders
  • Minimum of 5mb download internet speed at the home address

Desirable:

  • Other recognisable therapy qualifications i.e. EMDR etc
  • Management qualifications
  • Have an occupational health focus: value being ensured to both occupational clients as well as to individuals

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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