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Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

Cognitive Behavioural Therapists
Permanent
30 Hour per week
AFC Band 7 £38,890 per annum (pro rata)
Leeds
Ref: NHS108

Aspire is a city-wide service that works with people aged 14-65 who are experiencing a first
episode of psychosis. We work creatively and holistically with the person and their family/social
network to promote recovery, positive mental health and social inclusion. Community Links is an
ambitious, forward thinking organisation which aims to provide high quality customer service,
adhering to the principles of best practice, promoting equal opportunities and working positively
with diversity.

We are looking to recruit a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) to provide CBT for people who
have experienced a First Episode of Psychosis and those who may be ‘at risk of experiencing’
Psychosis (ARMS).

The post holder will need to have experience in providing CBT with a range of clients and will
ideally have worked with those who have experienced a First Episode of Psychosis and must have
professional accreditation by the relevant organisation, i.e. BABCP. The role involves being a
member of a multi-disciplinary team, and responsible for direct clinical work, consultation,
supervision and training of other team members. There will be opportunities to be involved in
research, service evaluation and service development.

You would be joining a thriving psychological therapies team including clinical psychology,
counselling psychology, CBT, systemic family therapy and dramatherapy. The service has a proud
tradition of supporting creativity and innovation. This would be an excellent opportunity to develop
an area of special interest and expertise.

We are looking for applicants with a strong interest in psychosis, experience of working in
secondary care mental health and an ability to expand systemic ways of working within the
service. The successful candidate should hold a full UK driving license and have access to a
vehicle for work purposes.

If you are interested in this role please click here to apply.

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Steph Leyland, Acting Psychological Therapies Lead
steph.leyland@commlinks.co.uk 0113 2009170.

You will be joining Community Links, an award winning, leading mental health provider working
across the region of Yorkshire and the Humber whose core values are: People, Passion,
Collaboration and Integrity.

Closing Date 23:59 Sunday 6th June 2021
Interviews to be held on 29th and 30th June 2021

We aim for our workforce to reflect the diverse and exciting region we serve.