We are currently recruiting for exciting opportunities to join Turning Point and be part of our highly successful and innovative Improving Access to Psychological Therapies’ (IAPT) service.
At Wakefield Talking Therapies we specialise in evidence based psychological therapies and we are looking for qualified High Intensity CBT Therapists to join the team.
Whether you are an experienced CBT Therapist or you are newly qualified, you’ll join our team in Wakefield delivering step 3 high intensity interventions and as a key member of the team, you will be working closely with our clinical team to maintain our high standard and help us to develop this further.
We support people in the local area who are having difficulty in coping and who may be suffering from a common mental illness such as depression, anxiety or phobias.
Our approach embeds the notion of well being and recovery and promotes personal responsibility for lifestyle choices and self management of mental well being.
For our clients, this has resulted in a highly accessible and user friendly service available across a wide geographical area.
As a CBT Therapist you’ll be managing your own caseload providing evidence based treatments. We offer a high standard of in house clinical supervision and training with BABCP accredited supervisors.
We offer regular masterclasses to upskill our therapists and support their career development as well as opportunities to access additional modality training.
We provide excellent opportunities for development in this role through access to training around areas of specialism such as supervision, long-term conditions, cultural diversity etc.
You will work with your supervisor and line manager to make sure development and CPD plans are in place for your ongoing growth.
There are also many opportunities for career progression into areas of leadership or further clinical training.
The Ideal Candidate
You will need to hold a qualification in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and have BABCP accreditation or be eligible and working towards this.
Alongside extensive experience of working within Mental Health, you’ll have a proven ability to develop good therapeutic relationships with clients and working relationships with your colleagues.
In return, you’ll enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress in your career with us.
Excellent opportunities for both CPD and clinical innovation are available within the service.
We have an active wellbeing working group made up staff from within various different roles in the service who work together to organise events, keep people connected and provide information and support helping to make this a really great place to work.
We also offer the opportunity to manage your wellbeing by working flexibly and, as the service is open 7 days a week there are lots of opportunities to ensure this can work for you as well as our clients.
We pay incentivised rates of pay for weekend working and additional hours.