IAPT Trainee - High Intensity Cognitive Behaviour Therapists - Mental Health / Charity

CHM Recruit
Cannock, Staffordshire
Band 6
21 Apr 2017
19 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is looking for enthusiastic and motivated clinical personnel as part of the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies team (IAPT) in South Staffordshire (Stafford and Cannock Chase).

IAPT Trainee High Intensity CBT Therapists 
LOCATION: Stafford & Cannock Chase
HOURS: 37.5 per week
CONTRACT: Fixed Term for 1 year

The organisation provides mental health services across Staffordshire, Wolverhampton and Teesside. They are part of an innovative and growing group with an expanding range of services. This allows them to offer a range of career development opportunities to their staff, who can gain a wide range and depth of experience and training.

They are recruiting up to six Trainee High Intensity Cognitive Behaviour Therapists. The training posts are for 1 year which includes two days per week at University and 3 days of supervised clinical practice. The successful applicants will have either a relevant core mental health profession or be able to demonstrate the equivalent knowledge and experience. An essential part of the role will be good communication skills particularly with someone in distress. It is useful although not essential to have knowledge of the IAPTus system or be willing to undertake training in this area.

Successful candidates will have strong communication and time management skills and respect individual rights to confidentiality.

Application closing date is 19th May 2017

The interview process will be in 2 stages, there will be an interview by the team first followed by an academic screening exercise and an interview with the University course.

A training place will be offered only if you have successfully completed both stages of the interview process.

Upon successful completion of the training course, there is a possibility that there will be permanent posts available on qualification.

Stage 1 Interview: TBC
Stage 2 University Dates:
Written exercise is 7th June 2017 in Birmingham
Interviews w/c 26th June 2017 in Coventry


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The charity is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The charity only accepts their completed applications. 

No CVs or agencies please.