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IAPT Clinical Lead/Lead CBT

Job Description

We have a new and exciting job opportunity within Turning Point where we support people across the UK with mental health issues. Making a real difference to their lives, you’ll thrive on the chance to drive change through the system so that even more people can access support. As a skilled and experienced Clinical Lead, your challenge will be to clinically establish and clinically lead our new Nottingham City, Nottingham County and Derbyshire ‘Improving Access to Psychological Therapies’ (IAPT) Rightsteps services alongside our IAPT Team Manager.

As Clinical Lead, you’ll be responsible for providing clinical leadership to a team of Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners and High Intensity Therapists, ensuring national IAPT guidelines are adhered to and that targets are achieved. You’ll also make sure that our integrated services are of the highest quality and fully embrace our Rightsteps model, which is focused on ‘Working for Well-being’ – an approach that embeds the notion of well-being and recovery and promotes personal responsibility for lifestyle choices and self- management of mental well-being.

As a Clinical Lead with substantial Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) experience, you’ll be looking to grow a talented team of Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners, High Intensity Therapists which includes; Cognitive Behavioural Therapists, Counsellors for Depression and Interpersonal Therapists. Familiar with line management responsibilities, you’ll be highly skilled in providing clinical leadership, be BABCP accredited and either possess or be willing to work towards a Master’s degree in CBT. Importantly, you’ll be as inspired by our vision for Rightsteps and our commitment to work holistically according to need, not diagnosis as we are. In return, you’ll benefit from good remuneration, a pension scheme, excellent training and the scope to progress.

Operating on a not-for-profit basis, we invest every penny back into our care – and our people. So, if you’ve a focus on mental health, develop your clinical career with a sector leader.

For an informal discussion, or for more information, please contact our clinical recruiter Rich on  ( Phone number removed ) .

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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