Joint Recruitment for Trainee High Intensity Cognitive Behavioural Therapist in partnership with ABC Counselling, Play Therapy & Family Solutions
Alliance are the leading independent provider of mental health and psychological wellbeing services across Teesside and the North East.? With a growing workforce of 160 committed and enthusiastic staff we deliver quality driven evidence-based therapies and support to over 20,000 people each year.? Commissioned through the Tees Valley CCG’s and overseen through the Mental Health & Learning Disability Partnership we lead both on the delivery of IMPACT on Teesside and the Hartlepool and Stockton National Trailblazer for Mental Health Support Teams. We do this through our commitments to working collaboratively with partners, including third sector organisations, local authorities, educational settings and other health and social care providers to ensure the best possible outcomes for those who need our support. We also provide more specialist support in particular areas that have been funded from elsewhere. We have a successful and developing employee support and wellbeing service, that provides unique support to the public and private sector across the North East.
ABC Counselling, Play Therapy & Family Solutions supports the wellbeing and mental health needs of local children, families and communities across Teesside, empowering children and families to recover and heal from the inside out. We are an established, trusted and not for profit local therapy service that includes local people in the development and shaping of its services. Here at ABC we believe passionately that every child who needs it should have timely access to mental health services, and we are committed to achieving this goal.
CYPF High Intensity Cognitive Behavioural Therapist VACANCIES
Are you wanting to improve the lives of young people and families facing mental health difficulties and deliver support in a dynamic and creative children’s team? If so, we would love to hear from you as we have a number of exciting trainee opportunities available both within Alliance and ABC Counselling, Play Therapy & Family Solutions.
This is a great time to join both our organisations, where our teams are both leading on and involved in the transformation of local children’s mental health and wellbeing services and delivering psychological support and emotional well-being services in a range of educational and community settings. We support a whole school/college approach to improving mental health and wellbeing.? We also provide psychological therapies to children and families with multiple and complex needs.
You will share our services vision and organisation values for understanding and meeting the different needs of individuals, families, and communities across Teesside. We are strong well-established teams who are supportive and friendly. Our ethos is ensuring we provide support for our staff, including their development as we grow our service.
3 x FULL TIME (37.5hrs) Trainee High Intensity Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
(Hartlepool & Stockton)
Starting salary £26,000 (This is the salary whilst training)
You will be employed by either Alliance Psychological Services or ABC Counselling, Play Therapy & Family Solutions. Alongside employment you will undertake an academic programme with Northumbria University, and you will be trained to deliver high-intensity evidence-based CBT therapy.During training and with effective guidance and supervision you will provide a range of interventions in schools and across local communities, helping to develop a whole school approach to mental health and wellbeing and supporting the wider delivery of Children’s Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing Services through the Thrive Framework and the ‘Getting Help’ offer across Teesside.
You will be supporting the delivery and development of a range of groupwork and 1:1 intervention with both children, young people and parents and building the offer of mild-moderate mental health interventions? You will also be committed in supporting a whole school approach to mental health and wellbeing across Hartlepool and Stockton.? This exciting opportunity comes with a commitment across both organisations to support CPD and personal development?
For an informal chat about any of these posts, please contact Kaye Hooker at CYPFamilies@alliancepsychology.com
Interviews will have representation from both our organisations, young people and Northumbria University.
You will be expected to complete an Alliance application form for all trainee posts and further discussion regarding employment will be held at interview. If successful you will be expected to complete a further University application form for the HI CBT postgraduate training programme. Interviews will have representation from both our organisations, young people and Northumbria University.
Alliance offers first rate training and development opportunities, flexible working (where appropriate), 38 days annual leave per annum/pro rata, EAP health scheme and a 3% contributory pension scheme.
ABC Counselling, Play Therapy & Family Solutions offers first rate training and development opportunities, flexible working (where appropriate), 38 days annual leave per annum/pro rata, high quality support and a 3% contributory pension scheme.
Alliance Psychological Services & ABC Counselling, Play Therapy & Family Solutions follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of clients.? Please note that due to the nature of the duties of these roles, an enhanced criminal records disclosure will be sought in the event of a successful application.
Alliance Psychological Services Limited & ABC Counselling, Play Therapy & Family Solutions C.I.C. is committed to promoting equal opportunities in our employment practice and service delivery. We are signatories to the Mindful Employers Charter. Alliance also has Investors in People status and is a Living Wage employer.