We are Recruiting: CYP IAPT Trainee Posts

Since 2012, Docklands Outreach in partnership with East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT), the London Borough of Tower Hamlets have been delivering the Children & Young People’s Improving Access for Psychological Therapies (CYP IAPT) Programme. 

As part of this CYP IAPT Partnership, we are seeking to recruit two CYP IAPT trainees to expand the organisation’s capacity to deliver evidenced based interventions to children, young people and families,

The post-holders will be employed on a part time basis and undertake training for a post-graduate diploma – a Pg Dip in CYP IAPT Therapy, which will be delivered by Kings College London (KCL). One position is for CBT (Low mood, Anxiety & Depression), and the other position is for Parent Training for Conduct Disorder.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assess clients for suitability for the treatment for which training is provided and deliver outcome focused, evidenced based interventions to children and young people.

  2. Work in partnership with children, young people and families in the development of plans for the intervention and agreed outcomes.

  3. Formulate, implement and evaluate therapy programmes for children and young people.

  4. Support the organisation to maintain quality, quantity of referrals and be engaged in transforming the wider service.

 Salary: £24,000 - £25,000 pro-rata, inclusive of London Weighting

3 days per week (21 hours) inclusive of training days

2 Years Fixed Term Contract

Applicants should be aware that they need a Psychology or other health, social care, youth related undergraduate degree. They should have experience of working with children and young people with mental difficulties. Local knowledge of Tower Hamlets and its diverse range of cultures and ethnic groups is desirable.

For further information on how to apply please email runa.khalique@dockout.org.uk

When you submit your application for this role to DOC you also need to make an application with KCL for the PG Diploma in CYP IAPT Therapy by accessing the link below. Please make sure you specify in your university application that you are applying for the CBT or Parent Training modality and the name of the service you are applying for the Recruit to Train role.  Please click on the following link to apply to KCL online: https://apply.kcl.ac.uk/