IAPT Counselling for Depression Practitioner (723 R)

Job Role

Would you like:

  • To work for an award-winning specialist healthcare company that is dedicated on improving and delivering services rather than delivering the same for less?
  • Outstanding personal development and CPD opportunities?
  • Flexibility that enables you to balance your work life and personal commitments?

If you answered yes to the above Vita Health Group is your perfect next employer!

The Role:

  • To deliver Counselling for Depression (CfD) via multiple channels including telephone or secure video link
  • Where required, conduct structured telephone based assessment providing immediate emotional support and make clinical decisions based on clients presenting issues and needs, and ensure positive outcomes by encouraging the most suitable clinical interventions
  • To manage case load and be accountable for and deliver service key performance indicators

Skills and Experience

Essential:

  • Counselling for Depression (CfD) qualification from a recognised CfD training provider.
  • BACP accreditation or working towards accreditation
  • Experience of delivering Counselling for Depression (CfD) within a counselling / Psychological therapies service
  • Ability to conduct comprehensive risk assessment and formulate robust risk management plans
  • Experience with routine clinical outcome monitoring
  • Worked in a service where agreed targets are in place demonstrating outcomes
  • Experience of MDT working groups
  • An awareness of and commitment to supporting and facilitating diversity and inclusion
  • Willingness to travel, which may include overnight stays on occasion, as and when required

Desirable:

  • Accredited by a recognised professional Counselling body, e.g. BACP, UKCP
  • Experience of working in psychological therapy or mental health services
  • Commercial awareness and/or experience of working in a Corporate environment

Why Vita Health Group?

Our company purpose is “to make people better” which is inclusive of everyone we treat. In order to achieve this, we strongly believe in our company values:

  • Leadership
  • Customer Focussed
  • People Centred
  • Quality
  • Integrity

Our values provide the building blocks for us to achieve the Vita Health Group vision to be the UKs Leading Healthcare Provider of best in class Physical and Mental Health Solutions.

We are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunities employer and value excellence in everything we do. We have a strong focus on supporting and developing our employees and are keen to bring on board candidates that share our vision to be a workplace of choice.

We continually look at attracting the very best people from the widest talent pool. As a Disability Confident Committed Employer, we are dedicated to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the recruitment process.

Should you wish to discuss any adjustment that you might need in the applications process, you can do so by visiting our website and clicking on “contact us” button located at the top right of the page. Please dial the number for our head office in Bury St Edmunds and ask to speak to a member of our recruitment team who will be happy to discuss your requirements.

Benefits package

The role offers a comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to:

  • Enhanced annual leave
  • Continued Professional Development opportunities and comprehensive training provided
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life Assurance insurance
  • Online benefits portal, including high street discounts and a wellbeing zone
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Benenden health cover
  • Length of service awards
  • Ability to work from home when required and where possible (min 5mb download speed required)
  • Retirement training
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee referral cash incentive (Subject to Tax and NI)
  • Employee Assistance Program

How to apply

Please email a copy of your CV clearly stating the role and location that you wish to apply for to recruitment@vhg.co.uk

Any data which you share with us throughout the hiring process will be stored securely within the UK and is accessible only by staff who require it. Should your application be unsuccessful, your data will be securely destroyed after 6 months.

Vita Health Group is an equal opportunities and Disability Confident Committed Employer.  We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We are committed to supporting wellbeing for all employees and are associated with the MINDFUL EMPLOYER Charter for Employers who are Positive About Mental Health.

Please note, all applicants must be legally entitled to accept and perform work in the UK and all positions are subject to a DBS check.

The Company

Vita Health Group is a leading UK healthcare provider with over 30 years’ experience delivering best in class physical and mental health services across corporates, NHS and private patients.

We comprise of three leading UK healthcare providers, each with their own great reputation within the healthcare industry; RehabWorks, Workplace Wellness and Crystal Palace Physio Group.