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Clinical Lead - IAPT

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Lead post within the Emotional Wellbeing Service (EWS) provided by Humber NHS Foundation Trust.

We are looking for a qualified, BABCP accredited and experienced CBT therapist, to provide clinical leadership within a developing IAPT service. The candidate must meet the essential criteria and be able to demonstrate in depth experience of IAPT service provision and clinical audit, the ability to use data management systems, and analyse and interpret the data for use in writing reports and planning services.

Professional clinical qualification e.g. RMN, Dip SW, OT, and experience of the re-design and management of services is also essential and an in depth understanding of the national IAPT service and how it links to governmental objectives

As IAPT clinical lead for the East Riding Psychological Wellbeing services, you will be expected to work closely with the Serviceand Team Managers to deliver a safe, efficient and reliable service to the population of East Riding.

You will be expected to provide clinical leadership and supervision to the staff team, ensuring that the service complies with all aspects of clinical governance including IAPT and NICE guidance as well as ensuring the service meets the needs of service users and other stakeholders.

You will also be involved in implementing local IAPT procedures to reflect national direction, work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary colleagues and continuously review the strategy for the delivery of psychological therapies within a stepped care compliant model.

“All posts are restricted to NHSHFT employees in the first instance, in accordance with the internal process for filling posts within a new structure (available on the Internal Intranet). Where the post is not appointed to following this internal process, in line with the regional clearing house arrangements (September 2010) applications will then be considered from; staff at risk within the Yorkshire and Humber NHS cluster, then from any other NHS staff who are at risk. If following these stages the post remains vacant, all other applicants will be considered.”

For informal enquiries, please contact Andrew Sainty, Team Manager on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome to apply and will be considered alongside all other applicants. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. Further information is available on the UK Border Agency website.

Please note that if there is a high volume of applications received we reserve the right to close this advert one week after it has opened.

For those wishing to apply for the post on Secondment they must obtain their managers permission to do so before applying.

The ability to commute within the Trusts geographical area with access to the appropriate means of transport is essential.

You will also be asked to prove your Right to Work in the UK and complete Identification checks.

We will apply for a Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service for the successful candidate. Please note that this check will be charged for in two instalments when you commence employment with Humber NHS Foundation Trust.

Anyone applying for a position which involves a regulated activity will require an enhanced Disclosure & Barring check and that the disclosure will, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.

“Humber NHS Foundation Trust is positive about receiving applications from people with personal experience of mental illness and has mechanisms in place to support and guide potential job applicants”. Please see ‘Positive Assets’ link below for more information.

Humber NHS Foundation Trust are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, the Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.

Humber NHS Foundation Trust operates a strict process regarding the advertising of vacancies, details of which may only be reproduced with the written permission of the person authorised by the Trust to place the advert. Any orders obtained via unsolicited routes (including individuals not so authorised) will not be paid and the circumstances will be reported to the Trust’s Local Counter Fraud Specialist.

Please Note:

  • If you are successfully shortlisted we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from. Please ensure you check your emails regularly.

  • Successful Applicants will also automatically be enrolled onto the Trust Bank.

  • Unsuccessful Applicants, who meet the interview threshold but are not appointed to a substantive post, may be offered a Trust Bank Contract.

All posts are restricted to Humber NHS Foundation Trust ‘At Risk’ employees in the first instance, followed by those affected by change who are currently employed within the organisation. If the post has not been appointed to external applicants will be considered.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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