Clinical Lead

Turning Point
London Luton Airport
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you passionate about delivering effective mental health services? Are you ready to lead an innovative service which integrates emotional with physical health? Are you up to the challenge of driving change through the system to ensure more people can access support?

Turning Point is looking for a skilled and experienced IAPT practitioner as Clinical Lead for its new Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Service in Luton. This will be a flagship service which provides an integrated physical and emotional health service for clients.

This post will carry responsibility to provide clinical leadership for a large team to ensure national IAPT guidelines are adhered to in line with the national IAPT programme, targets are achieved and that the services meet the needs of individuals living in the area.

Turning Point’s model embeds the notion of well-being and recovery and promotes personal responsibility for lifestyle choices and self- management of mental well-being.

The IAPT service comprises of Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWPs) and High Intensity Therapists including Cognitive Behavioural Therapists, Interpersonal Therapists and Counsellors For Depression. We are seeking to recruit a Clinical Lead to provide clinical leadership across the service and ensure that high quality interventions are delivered to all clients. It is essential that the successful candidate holds BABCP accreditation (or equivalent). Above all Turning Point is looking for candidates who are inspired by our vision for Luton; the social model of mental health which works holistically. To help us achieve this vision we need an inspirational individual who can embrace new ways of working, including online delivery and partnership working.

Turning Point is a leading health and social care employer and provides a competitive remuneration package, offer a competitive remuneration package and excellent training and development opportunities.

Our benefits package also includes:

  • Pension plan
  • Annual leave and option to buy/sell it
  • Child care vouchers (for tax and NI savings)
  • Season ticket loan
  • Bike 2 Work (for tax and NI savings)
  • Learning and Development
  • Travel expenses
  • Family/flexible leave (such as parental, sabbatical or adoption)
  • Free financial, legal and practical life advice
  • Online health assessment tools
  • Counselling services
  • Support from an occupational health and well-being provider

Applications will be considered for both full and part time applicants

Salary on application and pending experience

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