Post Title: Deputy Clinical Lead Department: IAPT Mind in Bexley
Accountable to: Head of Psychological Therapies IAPT
Hours: 37.5 hours including some weekend and out of hours working
Holidays: 34 days per annum, including public holidays
Based at: Mind in Bexley, 2a Devonshire Rd, Bexleyheath.
Responsible to: Head of Psychological Therapies IAPT
Accountable to: Chief Executive Mind in Bexley
Grade: Equivalent to NHS Band 8b
As Deputy Clinical Lead, you will be responsible for providing the leadership, operational management, supervision, training and support of the senior HI CBT therapists, LI CBT therapists and counselors in Mind in Bexley IAPT working closely with the Head of Psychological Therapies in delivering the objectives of the service.
You are required to work autonomously within professional guidelines and exercise responsibility for the systematic governance of psychological practice within the service/team. In addition, to utilize research skills for audit, policy and service development and to propose and implement policy changes within the area served by the team/service.
We are looking for a highly experienced clinician with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, who will provide clinical supervision, management and leadership to the senior clinicians and ensures that the service operates in accordance to NICE guidelines.
The post involves being able to work flexibly and to be able to work at least one evening session (i.e. 12am – 8pm one day).