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Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

Sessional CBT Therapist required for University of Bath Counselling and Mental Health Service.

You will be an experienced therapist with a recognised professional qualification in CBT which makes you eligible for BABCP accreditation. (Please not you are not required to hold current accreditation, however you must have completed an accreditable qualification). You will work autonomously, providing short-term evidence-based CBT interventions to students with a variety of mental health needs including low mood and a range of anxiety disorders. You will possess good working knowledge in the field of mental health, including the ability to triage and assess risk and an awareness of when to refer clients on for further support.

The successful applicants will possess a good understanding of the support requirements for students in higher education and the issues facing this population. You will be an exceptional communicator with a proven track record in finding innovative solutions to complex problems, who values team working whilst also being confident to work autonomously in a fast-paced environment.  HE experience would be an advantage but not essential as a comprehensive induction will be provided.

The post is offered on a part-time, term time basis and will involve flexible working between the hours of 8am and 8pm Monday-Friday.

Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. 

For informal discussions about these roles, please contact Kat Humphreys, Mental Health Team Lead, via email at, or Amanda James, Team Lead for Counselling and Therapeutic Interventions, at 

To apply for either of these roles, please email your CV along with a covering letter to Amanda James at

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Friday 13th December 2019. Interviews will be held on Thursday December 19th.


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