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Infant Mental Health Practitioner (CYP-IAPT Trainee)

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/489/27771
  • Published: Mon 03/10/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 31/10/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £33,706 full time
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Across Brighton and Hove

Job introduction

This role is being advertised on behalf of BrightPip. BrightPIP: Brighton Parent Infant Psychological Therapy

We are BrightPIP and we want to change the world- one baby at a time! We work across Brighton, Hove and surrounding areas to deliver Parent-Infant psychological therapy to families. Our service has an exciting opportunity to join our team as part of the Health Education England (HEE) funded Recruit to Train Programme. The post-holder will be training on the Therapy Course, whilst carrying out clinical work in our in our service to complement their studies and use their newly developed skills.

About the role

BrightPIP wants every baby in our community to grow up feeling safe, secure and loved. Our mission is to intervene at the earliest time with families to support parents to have positive relationships with their children. We are a registered charity (RCN 1177084).

This opportunity to join our team as a Recruit to Train Trainee, is part of the Health Education England (HEE) funded Recruit to Train Programme in partnership with the Anna Freud Centre, University College London, and Kings College London. The post-holder will be training on the Children & Young People Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (CYP IAPT) Therapy Course and carrying out clinical work in our service to complement their studies and use their newly developed skills. We are seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic practitioners to work and train within our service. The training post will equip the post-holder to provide interventions for children, young people or families using evidence-based intervention consistent with the course they are attending. The post holder will work with people with different cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary and should be committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

This is a training role within the Child and Young Persons Improving Access To Psychological Therapies Programme (CYP-IAPT). The post-holder will work within the BrightPIP service providing interventions whilst undertaking a programme of training for this role, within either East Sussex, or Brighton & Hove. They will be integrated into our team of Clinical Psychologists and Psychotherapists taking referrals as part of our core service offer.

This intensive training post will equip the postholder to provide interventions based on CYP-IAPT care principles and also an evidence-based intervention consistent with their training course. This will include training in Incredible Years and VIPP. The post- holder will work in the service for at least 2.5-3.0 days of the week using the newly developed skills whilst attending the training programme for the remaining 2.0-2.5 days.

These are fixed term post (12 months) with this training year funded by HEE. After successful completion of the course the fixed term training contract will end, however there will be on going work to secure long term opportunities for applicants within BrightPIP, or local authority services.  We will also provide support and advice in job applications.

Contact Details:  

Telephone Number: 01273 291670

Email: info@brightpip.org.uk

Website: BrightPIP: Brighton Parent Infant Psychological Therapy

Information about the Training :

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. Travel costs for this will be covered.

Information about how to Apply:

Applicants are required to make two applications. The first is a job application directly to BrightPIP. The second is a course application, which is made via the UCL portal. To obtain an application pack and for further information please contact info@brightpip.org.uk

Additional information

This role is being advertised on behalf of BrightPip. 

Company information

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go towww.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.

BrightPIP is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/489/27771
  • Published: Mon 03/10/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 31/10/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £33,706 full time
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Across Brighton and Hove

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