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Senior Psychological Therapist - IAPT Long-Term Conditions 

Job Ref: 354-PC-20352-A

Salary: Band 8a £47,126 - £53,219 pa

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health and learning disability care for children, young people and adults across Sussex and for children and young people in Hampshire.

The Brighton and Hove Wellbeing service offers primary care support and psychological therapies to the community of Brighton and Hove. Our interventions are diverse and evidence based, ranging from guided self-help and face-to-face or telephone support to workshop courses.

This is an exciting new role for a Senior Psychological Therapist within the IAPT part of our service and an opportunity to lead on developing and delivering our Long-Term Conditions (LTC) pathway.

The role will include the following:

  • To be accountable for the seamless referral pathways within IAPT for long term health conditions - LTCs (such as Respiratory, Diabetes, MSK/Pain, MUS, Cardiac and Long Covid).
  • To develop strong relationships with healthcare colleagues and providers across Brighton and Hove.
  • To develop appropriate clinical pathways for patients presenting with comorbid anxiety/depression and LTCs. This may include co-facilitation and creation of CBT based groups.
  • Ensure all LTC patients are in receipt of NICE approved treatment , correct pathway and disorder specific measures are utilised and good patient outcomes and recovery rates achieved.
  • Lead on the provision of educational training programmes to both patients and staff either on an individual or group basis within scope of knowledge around managing long term conditions, ensuring teaching programmes are in place for all staff to maintain their competency and ensure best practice.
  • Lead a multi-agency and multi-professional approach to service delivery; ensuring pathways and referrals to other agencies are appropriate, timely and

For further information, please call Dan Bowler, Interim IAPT Clinical Lead by email daniel.bowler@nhs.net

Closing date: 25 September 2022

 

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