Band 7 Cognitive Behavior Therapist - University College London Hospital

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University College London Hospital are looking for Band 7 Cognitive Behavior Therapists to join their team on a full-time basis. The role is based at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG.  We offer general and specialised outpatient clinics, inpatient admissions and a consultation-liaison service for inpatients admitted to NHNN.

We undertake the assessment and treatment of patients with: A) Psychiatric symptoms in the context of neurological disorders (e.g. multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy); B) Unexplained neurological symptoms (e.g. conversion and somatisation disorders) and C) Psychiatric symptoms in whom an organic cause is suspected.

Main Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • To be a key member of the Neuropsychiatry Team.
  • To provide a highly specialist psychology service, assessing and treating suitable neuropsychiatric patients on both an in-patient and out-patient basis at NHNN.
  • To act in consultative capacity in matters relating to behavioural psychotherapy to Trust-wide medical and nursing staff.
  • To act as an education resource to the Trust-wide multidisciplinary team on matters relating to the above client groups.
  • Carry out highly specialised psychology assessments on out-patients and in-patients.
  • Attend ward rounds.
  • Formulate and implement appropriate evidence-based treatment programmes for suitable patients on an in- or out-patient basis.
  • Evaluate and review treatment programmes at regular intervals, discharging patients when treatment is complete, liaising with GP’s and community services, and arranging follow-up when necessary.

Essential Skills:

  • Current BABCP registration
  • Experience of specialist psychotherapy assessment and treatment of clients with a range of psychological needs of a complex nature.
  • 6 Months NHS experience in a similar role

If you have the skills required for this role please apply today uploading your CV

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