Psychological Therapist | Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 27-Feb-23

Closing Date: 29-Mar-23

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, LA14 2LB

Salary: Not specified

Psychological Therapist | Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Do you want to be part of a rapidly developing service? and are you committed to improving the lives of Children, Young People and their families?

In a period of exciting change, South Cumbria CAMHs are looking to recruit a Part Time Band 8a Psychological Therapist to complement the wider multi-disciplinary CAMHs; a busy, friendly service providing a range of treatment approaches to children and young people including CBT, EMDR, psychiatry and Decider Skills Workshops. We also work in close collaboration with partner agencies.

We work with children, young people and families up to the age of 18years presenting with a wide range of moderate to severe, emotional and mental difficulties. Experience of working with children and young people would be an advantage.

We are committed to ongoing continuous professional development of our staff and as a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to be involved in various training initiatives, including CYPIAPT.

The hours of work are 9am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday and as we have bases in Barrow and Kendal, travel across the South Cumbria locality will be required and therefore a car driver will be essential.

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role

This advert closes on Monday 13 Mar 2023