Location: Hove, East Sussex, United Kingdom
Earnings: £35,392 per annum
Full-time (37 hours per week) / 12-month fixed term contract - This is an amazing opportunity to work in a service that has a growing CBT team, where staff wellbeing is valued and there is room for you to further develop the service.
Our service has an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Trainee Children and Young People’s Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, part of the NHS England (NHSE) funded Recruit to Train Programme in partnership with Anna Freud, University College London, and Kings College London. The post-holder will be training on the Children & Young People Mental Health Therapy Course and carrying out clinical work in our service to complement their studies and use their newly developed skills. YMCA Dialogue delivers a multi-modality therapeutic service working with 11- to 18-year-olds experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties.You will be working in YMCA Dialogue across venues in West Sussex.
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 at the same time in order to be shortlisted (for more information about the course and minimum entry criteria, please see the course page and brochures: https://www.kings-cyp.com/page/recruit-to-train). Please read our Application Guide document for important information on application requirements and the application process. Please be aware that you must be successful in your application for this trainee role to also receive a place on the course, and vice-versa.
If you apply to this job, you are giving permission that information relevant to establishing eligibility can be shared between the HEI and the Service. No irrelevant information will be disclosed or discussed.
This role will be best suited for applicants that are able to balance a very busy work and study schedule. You will be an employee at the service but also enrolled on a Postgraduate Diploma course. As this is a Postgraduate level training, you will be required to study and perform at academic level. Applicants must be prepared to work towards their studies outside of protected study time (such as on weekends and after work). Protected study time or teaching days are typically two days a week during term (with possibility of extra university days near start) and will be a mixture of in person and online sessions. Applicants must be willing to travel into London to attend their lectures.
More information about the courses and how the training works can be found here (AFC website) and here (KCL website) including the course brochures, and we strongly recommend you read the FAQs.
If you apply to this job, you are giving permission that information relevant to establishing eligibility can be shared between the HEI and the Service. No irrelevant information will be disclosed or discussed. Applicants for this training at KCL will need to be available to start by the 15 of January 2024 at the latest (with the course starting on the 22 January 2024)
CLOSING DATE - 13 October 2023 at midnight, with a proposed interview date of 6 - 7 November 2023. If you would like any further information or an informal discussion about this post, please contact Ross.Cormack@ymcadlg.org Should you require any assistance with our application process, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
An inclusive workplace - We are committed to policies and practices of equity, diversity, and inclusion and to supporting our people to make sure our culture is consistent with this commitment. Accessibility - If you require assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact us.
YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure (including the Children’s barred list and the Adults’ barred list) via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).