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IMPART is composed of friendly, busy, and innovative staff delivering third wave CBT evidence based psychological therapies to clients with difficulties consistent with a personality disorder and high risk across NELFT. We have four senior therapist roles in the team . The role involves working with highly complex clients with risk and management responsibilities. The senior staff are actively involved in the development and monitoring of team policies and procedures. The senior staff support staff to move to adherence in the therapeutic models . We are looking for applications who are accredited (or eligible for accreditation) in either DBT or CBT.

We work with a hybrid model, allowing staff to combine working on site with virtual working, thus supporting for flexibility and a better work/life balance.

IMPART is closely linked to the psychology department at University College London, and staff participate in supporting the doctorate in clinical psychology through reflective... practice facilitation, teaching, and research. IMPART staff benefit from a wide range of CPD available through UCL.

IMPART was one of the three IAPT SMI demonstration sites for NHS England, thus we are seeking applicants with experience of working with individuals with a personality disorder, and interested in expanding the evidence base for effective services. Training in DBT will be provided by a consultant DBT trainer. Opportunities exist for training in other third wave CBT therapies.

Senior Therapists In The IMPART Team Are Responsbible For
• providing adherent therapy for complex high risk clients
• line manage 3-4 staff
• manage referrals and clinical needs for one borough
• participate in the development and monitoring of team policies
• Provide clinical supervision to staff, clinical psychology trainees, and assistant psychologists/CAPs/Aspiring Psychologists.

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

High Cost Area Supplement - Outer London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of £4,313 to a maximum of £5,436 p.a. pro rata for part time).

High Cost Area Supplement - Fringe

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of the basic salary (with a minimum of £1,192 to a maximum of £2,011 p.a. pro rata for part time).

For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Janet Feigenbaum Job title: Psychological Professional Lead for IMPART Email address: janet.feigenbaum2@nelft.nhs.uk Telephone number: 07957 919961
Ilford UK


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