Psychological Therapist 

IAPT Step 4 Vacancies – Basildon and Brentwood

The Role: What you’ll do

Working as part of a motivated, cohesive, and well-supported clinical team, you will be an experienced therapist with a proven record of treating a wide range of mental health presentations in primary care.

We are looking for therapists with additional training in modalities such as cognitive behaviour therapy for psychosis (CBT-P), psychodynamic approaches such as Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT), Mentalisation Based Therapy (MBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT). Experience and training in working with personality disorder and trauma presentations will be essential; EMDR qualifications would be beneficial. Modality-specific clinical supervisors, appropriate for the caseload will be provided as well regular case management supervision and ongoing training.

Your skills and background:


  • Mental health background with additional psychological therapy training
  • Experience of working with complex mental health presentations which extend beyond the scope of IAPT service provision
  • MDT working
  • Additional training in evidence-based psychological approaches
  • Experience of treating complex mental health presentations in adults
  • Excellent communication skills
  • IT skills - Microsoft Office/Patient record systems
  • Awareness of and commitment to supporting and facilitating diversity and inclusion
  • Experience of treating low intensity common mental health conditions. 
  • Have good in IT skills including the use of Microsoft Office packages, databases and electronic record systems is required. 
  • An awareness of and commitment to supporting and facilitating diversity and inclusion 


  • Experience of facilitating group-based interventions
  • Trained in: Mentalisation-based Therapy (MBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Trained in Structured Clinical Management (SCM)


£38,890 - £44,503 Pro rata per annum, depending on skills and experience (Equivalent to Band 7 AfC)


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