IAPT Team Leaders

We are looking for passionate, motivated, and inspirational leaders to work within our new management structure in the Norfolk Wellbeing service. We currently have vacancies in our south, west and city teams.

We are looking for passionate, motivated, and inspirational leaders to work within our new management structure in the Norfolk Wellbeing service. We currently have vacancies in our south, west and city teams. This is an exciting opportunity for experienced clinicians with a strong background in mental health and who have management and leadership skills. If you feel you have the vision and drive to offer dynamic leadership to a group of hardworking clinicians, we would love to hear from you. You would be offering operational management to both qualified and trainee Step 2 or Step 3 clinicians, working alongside clinical supervisors and dedicated Senior Operational and Clinical Leads. You will be involved in planning and coordinating interventions for people with common mental health problems (Mental Health Clusters 1-4) wanting to access and receive the treatment offered by our bio-psycho-social service.

We offer a range of psychological, employment and social interventions across Norfolk & Waveney. At Step 2 this includes high volume evidence-based practice in the form of one-to-one guided self- help, predominantly delivered by telephone, psychoeducational groups and computerised CBT. At step 3 we offer individual and group CBT, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Couples Therapy for Depression, Counselling for Depression and EMDR.

Successful applicants will be offered robust supervision and access to the NSFT Leadership Academy, providing opportunities for Coaching, Mentorship and Leadership training. The Service has strong links with the University of East Anglia and a keen interest in research at all steps.

*Previous applicants need not apply

Interviews are scheduled for 19th July but may be subject to change

For more information and to apply: http://jobs.nsft.nhs.uk/job/UK/Norfolk/Norfolk/Norfolk_Suffolk_NHS_Foundation_Trust/Wellbeing_Service_IAPT/Wellbeing_Service_IAPT-v1151202?_ts=49377


Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (trainees and qualified)

Trainees: band 6 progressing to band 7 on successful completion of the training course and achieving provisional accreditation with the BABCP.

This posts will be located across Norfolk with further details available at interview.

The Wellbeing Service is part of the national IAPT programme, aimed at helping people across Norfolk and Waveney aged 16 and over, who are suffering with mild to moderately severe anxiety and depression. It is a well-established partnership between Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT), Mind and Relate.

We are very excited to be expanding the Wellbeing Service in order to help more people with long term physical health conditions (LTCs) or medically unexplained symptoms (MUS). Two thirds of people with these conditions have a co-morbid mental health problem, mostly anxiety and depression.

As part of this expansion, we are looking to appoint to a number of trainee and qualified posts. The trainee CBT position includes undertaking the PG Diploma in High Intensity CBT at UEA, and you can find out more about this role at: UEA / MED / IAPT

For the trainee post:

  • If you are invited to an interview, you must bring with you any academic qualifications  certificates and evidence you hold, as applicable. Offers cannot be made without this information.
  • If you do not have a BABCP recognised core profession you must follow the KSA procedure and prepare your portfolio prior to the interview. You will need to bring this to the interview and may be asked to submit this a least one week prior to your interview if you are shortlisted.   The KSA will be scrutinised by the course KSA lead who may ask you further questions about your portfolio at interview and if you are successful they will give you feedback on which areas require further work to be completed by the end to the training. You will submit your portfolio again during the course to be marked after undertaking the required actions.

Applications from those with a core profession from a physical health background with some experience of working with mental health conditions will also be considered.

We are an extremely busy service, supporting a large number of people, so excellent organisational skills alongside good computer literacy are essential to this role. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate enthusiasm, flexibility and excellent communication skills.

The post holders will also need to provide the flexibility to work out of hours during the evenings and weekends where necessary, and must be a car driver and /or have the ability to travel to locations throughout the organisation.

NSFT is committed to lifelong learning and continuous professional development (CPD) for its entire staff. There are a variety of definitions of CPD across the professions but it is usually taken to mean learning activities which update existing skills.

CPD is determined through appraisal with a personal development plan agreed between an individual and their manager, with the commitment of the necessary time and resources.

Closing date: Sunday 8th July

Interviews: week beginning 16th July

For more information and to apply: http://jobs.nsft.nhs.uk/job/UK/Norfolk/Norfolk/Norfolk_Suffolk_NHS_Foundation_Trust/CBT_Therapist/CBT_Therapist-v1155457?_ts=315





"Wellbeing were very kind. They listened to my problem, and have helped me to overcome some of my fears, so I am now able to actually leave my house and go in a shop. Their help has been amazing and I thank them very much as I now have a new life thanks to them."