IAPT Trainee High Intensity Therapists

IAPT Trainee High Intensity Therapists

£25,528 per annum, Agenda for Change Band 6 increasing to Band 7 on successful completion of the year training

Fixed term until April 2014

Full time 37.5 hours per week

Based across Kent

Ref: 121

KCA Mental Health Services are an Accredited Qualified Provider with over 20 years experience of delivering primary care psychological therapy services to the population of Kent and Medway. We are the largest employer of Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners in the South East and are currently expanding our services in Kent and Medway, and have the following training opportunities for High Intensity and Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner roles.

High Intensity Therapists are trained to deliver Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to patients experiencing moderate to moderately severe symptoms of anxiety and depression. Your role will involve two days of study based at Christ Church University (Salomons Campus) and the remaining three days within the service delivering interventions to the local communities. This course requires you to study at postgraduate level and you should have a core profession in mental health or social care, or meet the Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes competences expressed by BABCP and national Improving Access to Psychological Therapies team. Please see the BABCP website for more information on eligibility.

To learn more about these roles, the IAPT programme or your eligibility to apply please refer to www.iapt.nhs.uk . You will also find Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners Guide to Best Practice online.

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Application forms and job descriptions can be downloaded via the ‘Apply‘ button below. You can also email recruitment@kca.org.uk or call 01795 590795 and select option three. Please quote the reference number 121 in your application.

Closing date: Tuesday 5 March 2013.

KCA (UK) is committed to the principles of equality of opportunity for all. Charity No: 292824

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