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CBT Supervisor (MHST)

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Organisation:Nottingham City Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


NPPV Required:No 

Appointment Type:Fixed Term 

Location:Glenbrook Management Centre, Wigman Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 4PD 


Closing date:10 November 2019 at midnight 

Fixed term for 2 years
The starting salary is £37,849 (Level One) rising to £39782 (Level Two) on the first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period and post graduate qualification in supervising CBT/EMHP’s
We’ve got an exciting opportunity available for talented individuals to join our workforce - perhaps this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? Read on to find out more…
There has never been a better time to join Nottingham City Council. Known for inclusivity and innovation, we have also won a host of Employee Benefits Awards, are a leading employer of Apprentices and we are continually working around the clock to deliver high quality services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors.
Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce.
Join an organisation that gives you extra – we will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!
Nottingham City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Vulnerable Adults and we expect all workers to share in this commitment.
The MHST Supervisor/CBT Supervisor oversees the clinical and case management supervision of trainee and qualified low and high intensity CBT as part of Nottingham City CAMHS, particularly with the Mental Health Support Teams (Trailblazer) to support children and young people who are experiencing mental health difficulties. This is an opportunity to deliver support at the early intervention end of the Behaviour, Emotional and Mental Health Pathway in Nottingham City. The role includes:
As part of the MHST you will:
  • Offer clinical and case management supervision to trainee and qualified low and high intensity CBT practitioners
  • Offer direct therapeutic work to children and young people
  • Complete post graduate training in supervising CBT and EMHP
  • Work collaboratively with CAMHS Universal Services, City SPA, other providers on the pathway and other practitioners within NCC and beyond
  • Signposting to other agencies and services
  • Support in developing meaningful participation at the early intervention end of the BEMH pathway
  • Work with education establishments to embed the early intervention model of MHST’s
  • Relevant professional qualification, Social work, nursing or teaching, Dipsw, CSS, CQSW, QTS, RMN, NVQ 4
  • CBT certification, accredited by BABCP (British Association of Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapy
  • Experience of providing clinical supervision to low and high intensity CBT interventions.
  • Substantial direct experience as a practitioner in a childcare setting.
  • Knowledge and awareness regarding mental health problems and their impact on young people and their families.
  • Knowledge and existing skills regarding a range of therapeutic interventions and their application to practice for a wide range of mental health presentations. Including a sound knowledge of theory and its application to evidence based practice.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to relate to children, young people, families and professionals.
  • Ability and experience of working with a range of agencies and other professionals and forming positive working relationships.
For more information, please view the Job Description and Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
Please note there is a requirement for successful applicants to attend 2 days training at Reading University in December.
For informal enquiries please contact Jo Powell, Tel: 0115 8764000 Email:
Useful information for Applicants
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check References may be sought prior to interview for safeguarding purposes. You will be advised once the application closing date has passed if this is required.
Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions information, which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working, and our Total Rewards Package, which includes information on some of the great benefits when working for Nottingham City Council.
Nottingham City Council are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we are striving to have a reflective workforce of the citizens we serve. As a result of our commitment, we anonymise all applications to remove the risk of unconscious bias. The application process will capture your personal details (including your name) and these details will only be made visible to recruiting managers once the shortlisting stage has been completed.
Nottingham City Council is open to conversations regarding flexible working options at the point of interview.
Nottingham City Council is committed to recruiting a talented workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are a fair and inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and with different abilities. We recruit for diversity and value difference. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Vulnerable Adults and we expect all workers to share in this commitment
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