Cognitive Behavioural Therapist/ Dialectical Behavioural Therapist 

  • £38,000 - £50,000 + up to £3,000 Welcome Bonus or Relocation Allowance & Benefits

As an experienced CBT or DBT Therapist (band 7-8), join the small and enthusiastic therapy team of 6 clinicians, CBT, DBT and integrative therapists and Psychologists on either a full or part-time basis at Elysium Therapy Brighton (part of Elysium Healthcare) working 37.5 hours/week and an average of 23 clinical hours/week.

With sea-views and bright, comfortable and spacious consulting/therapy rooms, you will provide psychotherapeutic assessments and treatment (specifically Cognitive Behaviour and/or Dialectical Behavioural Therapy) to patients who present with anxiety, depression, trauma, borderline personality disorder and other mental health diagnoses or difficulties.

You will be an accredited CBT /DBT therapist and have a passion for your work, excellent written and verbal communication skills, a positive and solution focussed approach and have experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Registration/accreditation with BABCP is a must (or if you are in training, preliminary accreditation).

It is essential that you are able to provide ADOS assessments or prepared to undertake ADOS assessment training.

Reporting to the Lead of Therapy Department, you will receive a comprehensive introduction, have access to excellent IT equipment and will benefit from our commitment to looking after our staff and encourage and welcome an open, honest and constructive dialogue.

Your initiative and creativity to improve and develop the Outpatient service is always welcome. You will have opportunity to become involved with quality improvement initiatives to enhance the service user experience and supporting development of creative and effective collaborative working relationships with partner agencies.

What your role will include:

  • Developing and delivering individualised patient care plans to patients one-to-one and in groups
  • Being responsible for implementing a range of psychological interventions for patients
  • Providing specialist psychological advice, guidance and consultation to other professionals as appropriate, including undertaking risk assessment and risk management for individual patients
  • Attending as required, case conferences, MDT reviews and other meetings, as appropriate

What you will get:

  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave pro rata – plus your birthday off!
  • £38,000-£50,000 salary (37.5 hrs per week)
  • Welcome bonus or Relocation allowance up to £3,000
  • Flexible working hours and opportunity to do some work from home
  • Free meals
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
  • Clinical Supervision

For an informal chat or more information please contact Lead for the Therapy Department

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 80 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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