Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust (OHFT) provides physical, mental health and social care for people of all ages across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Swindon, Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset. Our services are delivered at community bases, hospitals, clinics and people’s homes. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.
As a leading teaching, training and research trust, we have close links to Oxford and Oxford Brookes, Buckinghamshire, Reading and Bath universities. We are part of the Oxford Academic Health Science Centre, working closely with our university colleagues to translate their findings into clinical care as quickly as possible, enabling people using our services to benefit from the latest advances in healthcare.
In everything we do, we strive to be caring, safe and excellent. We expect our staff to share and demonstrate these values as we work to constantly improve the quality of care we provide. This ensures that we have the right workforce to deliver effective team-working and excellent patient care and experience.
Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure Barring Service and other relevant employment checks.
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About Oxfordshire Mind
We’re Oxfordshire Mind, the mental health charity. We’re here to make sure anyone with a mental health problem has somewhere to turn for advice and support. In Oxfordshire, we provide a range of support services from an information line to supported housing. With one in four people experiencing a mental health problem at some point in their lives, people need Mind more than ever.
Purpose of the job
The post holder will:
Work within the Oxfordshire ‘Improving Access to Psychological Therapies’ (IAPT) Service which is called TalkingSpace.
Provide a range of high volume low intensity Step 2 cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) based self-management interventions mainly by telephone contact to clients with mild to moderate anxiety and depression.
See patients and deliver low intensity interventions in different locations around the County, through telephone and face-to-face contact. Telephone contact normally takes place at TalkingSpace.
Undertake GP liaison, data entry and follow up work.
Deliver TalkingSpace psycho-educational classes/ workshops.
The post holder is required to have passed the IAPT Accredited Training and is required to have achieved the Certificate in Evidence based Psychologist Treatment (IAPT Pathway). The post holder is required to have become accredited or achieve accreditation within 6 months.
For more information, please contact
Derek Scott ( Email address removed )
New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.
Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.
Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.
Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.
We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.
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