High Intensity Psychological Therapist

26565.00 - 35577.00 GBP Annual + GBP26565 - GBP35577/annum (Dep. on exp & quals)
21 Mar 2019
22 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Starfish Health and Wellbeing provides a primary care psychological therapies service that offers support to people who are emotionally distressed and looks at how we can support them in their recovery.
High Intensity Psychological Therapist
Location: Cannock
Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week
Salary: GBP26,565 - GBP35,577 (Depending on Experience & Qualifications)
A highly motivated successful candidate is required to provide primary care such as: assessments, therapy and practical support. The candidate will support a diverse range of clients with mental health problems, including anxiety and depression.
Role includes assessment of clients' suitability for counselling; deciding on suitability of new referrals: referral of clients to relevant services, provision of individual support plans and educating family members where required.
A professional high intensity qualification and membership or accreditation with the appropriate professional body, are essential along with previous experience working within the mental health service.
The job holder will be able to demonstrate high standards of: time management, written communication, computer literacy, relationship building and continuing professional development.
Evidence of working in primary care, to agreed targets and within the local community are desirable.
All Starfish appointments are subject to a six month probationary period.
The ideal candidate will possess:
* Degree or equivalent level qualification
* Appropriate NICE guideline approved qualification in psychological therapy or equivalent.
* At least one year's experience in a supervisory/leadership role.
* Experience of working in multi-disciplinary mental health service delivery.
* Demonstrable experience and knowledge across the spectrum of IAPT service provision.
* Ability to meet agreed/specified service targets.
* Excellent communication, motivation and supervisory skills.
* High degree of computer literacy.
* Excellent "can do" attitude whilst maintaining attention to detail.
Closing date: 21st March 2019
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Starfish Health and Wellbeing is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All Post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure.
Starfish Health and Wellbeing is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
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