Cognitive Behavioural Therapist - Leicester

  • Job Reference: GD8132
  • Date Posted: 27 March 2019
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: East Midlands
  • Salary: £27.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Psychological Therapies > Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima are currently recruiting for a Band 7 Cognitive Behavioural Therapist to work in an IAPT service based in Leicester.

Our clients are looking for candidates to start ASAP on a Full Time basis and are offering an initial contract of three months. There is a high chance of extensions beyond this initial contract period. The starting pay rate is £27 per hour.

Requirements of the Cognitive Behavioural Therapist vacancy:

All applicants must have a relevant qualification - for example a Post-Graduate Diploma in CBT / High Intensity Interventions - and preferably some post-qualification experience within the NHS or private sector. The roles and responsibilities of this placement will include:

*Provide high-intensity Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), assessment and interventions
*Work with clients who have a range of complex Anxiety and Depression related problems for which CBT is demonstrated to be clinically effective and with other problems for which they have the requisite skills.
*Work with people with different cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary and should be committed to equal opportunities.
*Assist in identifying the most suitable service for the client by examining referrals and giving clarification to colleagues on referrals where IAPT does not seem to be appropriate
*Signpost any patients not suitable for IAPT or secondary services upon completion of assessment
*Attend clinical supervision in order to develop skills and experience

Benefits of working with Maxxima:

*Practical assistance with relocation, accommodation and DBS/CRB checks
*Dedicated and experienced consultants
*Dedicated payroll consultant to ensure prompt payment
*Guidance and advice on CV and interview techniques
*Practical assistance with professional body registration
*A choice of PAYE, umbrella or LTD company payments

Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas. We're the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We'll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You'll know who's supporting you every step of the way and we'll always have time to take your call.

Contact us:

If you are interested in this Cognitive Behavioural Therapist position please contact us now by clicking the apply button. Alternatively, please call Gareth on 020 7749 8282 or email gareth.davies@maxximagroup.com.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.

Reasonable adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our Psychological Therapies team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

Recommend a colleague:

Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive. The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £1500. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.