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Closing date for all applications: 
9am 28th October 2021

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Ormiston Families

Ormiston Families Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Service are excited to offer the opportunity to apply for a Trainee Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Postgraduate Diploma post to join our team and to support children and young people.

We are offering a full-time permanent post with a salary starting at £34,478 rising to £38,609 on successful completion of your training year and qualification (Post-Graduate Diploma), plus registration with the accrediting body.

The role will be based at the Norwich Hub, with a blend of remote working and working out in the community across Norfolk & Waveney.

This is a training role within the Children and Young People’ Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme (CYP IAPT) through Kings College London. The post-holder will work within a CYP mental health service delivering, under supervision, high-quality; brief outcome focused evidence-based interventions Improving your CBT skills will position you to offer evidence-based therapy within our service. In providing this more effectively, cases may be discharged with more positive outcomes sooner.

This is a training position and so all candidates will need to apply for both the trainee role with our organisation and the KCL Post Graduate Diploma in Child and Young Person IAPT Therapy in order to be shortlisted (for more information about the course and minimum entry criteria, please see the brochures: Please complete your university application using the KCL University Application Guidance supplied.

It is very important to mention which modality/modalities you are applying for and why you are qualified & interested in them.

As this is a training position, please be aware that this is a dual application process where you must be employed in a Recruit to Train funded job to also receive a place on the course, and vice-versa. If you are ineligible for the University Course, you will be unable to be offered the role. If you withdraw from an employment offer but you have accepted a university offer, you will be unable to join the course.

Please note: Former EMHP and CWP graduates (or graduates from any other HEE funded course) need to be 2-years post-graduation to be eligible to apply (graduated by January 2020).

If you apply to this job, you are giving permission for information to be shared between the Course Team at the HEI and the Recruitment team at the Service. The only information that is shared will be relevant to establishing eligibility for the job/course. No irrelevant information will be disclosed or discussed in relation to your application.

This role will be best suited for applicants that are able to balance a busy work and study schedule. You will be an employee at the service but also enrolled for 2 days a week on a Postgraduate Diploma course. As this is a Postgraduate level diploma, you will also be required to be able to study and write academic material at this level. Applicants must be prepared to study and write assignments outside of protected study time (such as on weekends and after work).

The training and service experience will equip the post holder with the necessary knowledge, attitude, and capabilities to operate effectively in an inclusive, value driven service.

The post holder will attend all university-based learning taught, either on site (London) or virtual and self-study days as required by the education provider. The post holder will then work in the service for the remaining days of the week applying their newly developed skills.

The Norfolk & Waveney CYP mental health system is committed to recruiting and investing in high quality candidates for these posts. We are seeking candidates who are dedicated and enthusiastic about improving mental health services for children and young people.

For further information and to apply for this role please see the Application Pack and to apply please click ‘Apply Online’.

Closing date for all applications is 9am, Thursday 28th October 2021

Interview dates to be confirmed

Ormiston Families is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts.

We are an equal opportunities employer; we value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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