otrbristol | 8th October 2020

CYP IAPT High Intensity Practitioner (in training)

Application Deadline: 09/11/2020
Hours: 37.5hrs (5 days) or 30hrs (4 days)
Salary: £22,212 fte (pro rata if appropriate)
Contract type: Fixed term to 31 January 2022
Interviews: 25/11/2020

We’re excited to offer two trainee posts at University of Exeter, studying towards a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Therapies Practice (CYP) – CBT Pathway. This is a British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) level two accredited course where practitioners will gain skills and knowledge in delivering evidenced-based CBT for children and young people for the treatment of depression and anxiety.

You’ll work within OTR as part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering, under supervision, high-quality; outcome-informed, focused, evidence-based interventions for children and young people experiencing anxiety and depression.

You’ll need to attend all university based taught and self-study days required by the education provider (Exeter University) and work at OTR for the remaining days of the week using your newly developed skills. This role is due to start in February 2021.

There are some essential criteria, set by the education provider, which you must meet before you can apply. From this list, you must have 1 and 2, then either 3a or 3b:

1. A level 6 qualification – a bachelor’s degree BA/BSc or BA/BSc Hons or equivalent – or a pre-existing PG Diploma of equivalent intensity/time commitment to the CYP-IAPT course.  

2. You’ll need to evidence the equivalent of 2 years full time practice working with CYP, adults or families in a mental health/support capacity.

3a. A core profession – Core professions include: BACP Accredited Therapist, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist or Mental Health Nurse.

3b. For those with suitable evidence of working with CYP and families can take a KSA (Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes framework) route (e.g. counsellors, nurses, and experienced support workers).  

Please download the job pack for further information about the role. You can read more about the course content and assignments here

To discuss the course or to express your interest in applying please contact Jo Harper

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