Combat Stress
Combat Stress

Charity number 206002

We are Combat Stress, the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For over a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women with mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The work we do is life-changing and often life-saving. No one else does what we do.

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Veterans Substance Misuse Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £25,911 – £31,849
  • Scottish Highlands
  • Closing 31st December 2021

Combat Stress was established in 1919. We are the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression.

Today we provide UK-wide support to veterans from every service and every conflict, on the phone and online, in the community and at our treatment centres. We’re on a mission to raise awareness that invisible injuries can be just as hard to cope with as physical ones. So, when a veteran is having a tough time, we’re there to help tackle the past and to take on the future.

About the role:

For a Substance Misuse Practitioner, an appointment working with our Armed Forces veterans would be extremely rewarding. Our veterans have served in every campaign since the First World War and for over a hundred years our team has been there to support them with their mental health needs. You will work with a service user group who have a real motivation to make positive changes to their lives and your experience, compassion and focus on recovery will help achieve this.

Experience of working with military and veteran populations would be welcome but it is not essential.

You will work autonomously within a small but highly skilled multidisciplinary team to provide timely and high quality specialised substance misuse interventions for veterans.

You will provide flexible and individualised care packages to meet the requirements of veterans with mental health and substance misuse needs. You will require advanced clinical risk assessment and treatment skills, along with an understanding of the occupational role and needs of individuals presenting to the service. The role will require you to be proactive in the development of service and organisational initiatives.

This role is subject to a PVG check.

What we offer:

You will work within a reputable charity that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our veterans, that has a fantastic cause and a committed follower base.

Benefits:

  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 10% of salary
  • Discount shopping vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

Plus many more.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

x2 Recovery Support Worker - Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • £20,532 – £21,994
  • Based at our Scotland Hub (Edinburgh)
  • Closing 7th January 2022

Combat Stress was established in 1919. We are the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression.

Today we provide UK-wide support to veterans from every service and every conflict, on the phone and online, in the community and at our treatment centres. We’re on a mission to raise awareness that invisible injuries can be just as hard to cope with as physical ones. So, when a veteran is having a tough time, we’re there to help tackle the past and to take on the future.

About the role:

As a Recovery Support Worker this role working with our Armed Forces veterans would be a hard one to beat. Our veterans have served in every campaign since the First World War, and our team have been there to support them with their mental health needs. You will work with a service user group who have a real motivation to make positive changes to their lives and your experience, compassion and focus on recovery will help them to get there.

Experience of working with military and veteran populations would be welcome but it is by no means essential. Your interest, enthusiasm and commitment are more important.

You will work within a highly skilled multidisciplinary team and we will work with you to develop your skills and abilities, we know that an investment in you, is an investment in our veterans.

Some key elements of the role will include:

  • Work with the multi-disciplinary team to support veterans on a day-to-day basis with their health and wellbeing and maintain a recovery focus.
  • Supporting nursing staff with admissions and discharges into the residential programme.
  • Maintaining a safe, clean, caring and therapeutic environment to facilitate the well-being of the veterans.
  • Support veterans to remain independent and be actively involved in their own care

If you are interested in joining us to contribute to developing our mental health services for veterans, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

This role is subject to a PVG check.

There is a legal requirement that all staff working in a CQC regulated location must be fully vaccinated (received both doses of a recognised vaccine) unless exempt for clinical reasons. If you are appointed to work with the charity, you are required to provide proof of full vaccination as part of your pre-employment checks.

What we offer:

You will work within a reputable charity that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our veterans, that has a fantastic cause and a committed follower base.

Benefits:

  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 10% of salary
  • Discount shopping vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

Plus many more.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Veterans Substance Misuse Practitioner - Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • £25,911 – £31,849
  • Based at our Scotland Hub (Edinburgh)
  • Closing 7th January 2022

Combat Stress was established in 1919. We are the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression.

Today we provide UK-wide support to veterans from every service and every conflict, on the phone and online, in the community and at our treatment centres. We’re on a mission to raise awareness that invisible injuries can be just as hard to cope with as physical ones. So, when a veteran is having a tough time, we’re there to help tackle the past and to take on the future.

About the role:

For a Substance Misuse Practitioner, an appointment working with our Armed Forces veterans would be extremely rewarding. Our veterans have served in every campaign since the First World War and for over a hundred years our team has been there to support them with their mental health needs. You will work with a service user group who have a real motivation to make positive changes to their lives and your experience, compassion and focus on recovery will help achieve this.

Experience of working with military and veteran populations would be welcome but it is not essential.

You will work within a highly skilled multidisciplinary team to provide timely and high quality specialised substance misuse interventions for veterans.

You will provide flexible and individualised care packages to meet the requirements of veterans with mental health and substance misuse needs. You will require advanced clinical risk assessment and treatment skills, along with an understanding of the occupational role and needs of individuals presenting to the service. The role will require you to be proactive in the development of service and organisational initiatives.

This role is subject to a PVG check.

There is a legal requirement that all staff working in a CQC regulated location must be fully vaccinated (received both doses of a recognised vaccine) unless exempt for clinical reasons. If you are appointed to work with the charity, you are required to provide proof of full vaccination as part of your pre-employment checks.

What we offer:

You will work within a reputable charity that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our veterans, that has a fantastic cause and a committed follower base.

Benefits:

  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 10% of salary
  • Discount shopping vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

Plus many more.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Peer Recovery Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,532 – £21,994
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th January 2022

About Us:

Combat Stress was established in 1919. We are the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression.

Today we provide UK-wide support to veterans from every service and every conflict, on the phone and online, in the community and at our treatment centres. We’re on a mission to raise awareness that invisible injuries can be just as hard to cope with as physical ones. So, when a veteran is having a tough time, we’re there to help tackle the past and to take on the future.

About the role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a veteran to join our Scottish hub as a Peer Recovery Worker. You will be part of the team delivering important support to the veteran community accessing Combat Stress. You will be working alongside clinicians responsible for providing support to veterans. The role will assist veterans enter Combat Stress services, and you could be aiding them to complete paperwork, access virtual appointments, or simply normalise the process for them from a veteran’s perspective. You will be central to completing 30-day contacts and wellbeing checks under the guidance of the Scottish Hub. When required, you may deputise for the Regional Peer Support Coordinator, and assist them with some tasks.

In this rewarding role, you will be part of passionate team making a positive difference in the lives of veterans and their families. You will be encouraged to develop your skills through CPD and regular reflective practice sessions with your wider team members.

To be successful you will need to be a veteran and we encourage applications from those who have lived experience of Mental Ill Health or a sound working knowledge of the conditions faced veterans accessing Combat Stress.

This role is subject to a PVG check.

What we offer:

You will work within a reputable charity that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our veterans, that has a fantastic cause and a committed follower base.

Benefits:

• 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays

• Competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 10% of salary

• Discount shopping voucher

• Cycle to work scheme

• Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

Plus many more.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Administrator - Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • £22,774 – £25,131
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th February 2022

Combat Stress was established in 1919. We are the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For over a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression.

Today we provide UK-wide support to veterans from every service and every conflict, on the phone and online, in the community and at our treatment centres. We’re on a mission to raise awareness that invisible injuries can be just as hard to cope with as physical ones. So, when a veteran is having a tough time, we’re there to help tackle the past and to take on the future.

About the role:

Operations Admin support the Hub in providing administrative support related to residential care, Out-Patients Administration, Community Administration and Medical Secretarial Support. The successful candidate will provide an efficient, confidential and comprehensive administrative service and work well as part of the team.

The role will work within a multi-disciplinary environment and contribute to the administration support function across all our activity.

The postholder will play a key role in the development of processes which increase efficiency and quality and seek to continually improve the care of veterans.

Administrational support is required across both of our main service areas, as such occasional travel will be required between our Glasgow and Edinburgh hubs.

This role is subject to a PVG check.

It is strongly recommended that you keep your Covid 19 vaccination status up to date; this is ensure the health and safety of both veterans and colleagues.

What we offer:

You will work within a reputable charity that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our veterans, that has a fantastic cause and a committed follower base.

Benefits:

  • 30 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 11% of salary
  • Discount shopping vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible working
  • Access to Blue Light Card scheme

Plus many more.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Senior Administrator - Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • £25,911 – £31,849
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th February 2022

Combat Stress was established in 1919. We are the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For over a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression.

Today we provide UK-wide support to veterans from every service and every conflict, on the phone and online, in the community and at our treatment centres. We’re on a mission to raise awareness that invisible injuries can be just as hard to cope with as physical ones. So, when a veteran is having a tough time, we’re there to help tackle the past and to take on the future.

About the role:

To provide senior administration support to the Scotland team. The role will have three direct reports: 2 administrators and a reception over two sites. Administrative support is needed for a range of services including residential treatment programmes, Out-Patients Administration, Community Administration and Medical Secretarial Support.

The Senior Administrator will support the data collection and reporting elements for the service and work closely with the Head of Operations.

This will be a unique opportunity for the postholder to design and deliver administration services within a new service model, to provide the best quality and most effective services for veterans within Scotland.

This role is subject to a PVG check.

It is strongly recommended that you keep your Covid 19 vaccination status up to date; this is ensure the health and safety of both veterans and colleagues.

What we offer:

You will work within a reputable charity that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our veterans, that has a fantastic cause and a committed follower base.

Benefits:

  • 30 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 11% of salary
  • Discount shopping vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible working
  • Access to Blue Light Card scheme

Plus many more.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Top job! Consultant Clinical Psychologist - Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • £66,230 – £76,633
  • Edinburgh, with some travel to our Glasgow hub
  • Closing 25th February 2022

Combat Stress was established in 1919. We are the UK’s leading charity for the provision of veterans’ mental health services.

We have recently undergone a transformation of our services and are delivering evidenced-based, phased treatments for veterans with complex trauma-related mental health difficulties.

The Combat Stress Team in Scotland has a base in Glasgow and is in the process of establishing a new Headquarters in Edinburgh from which it will deliver residential care; community teams are also located in both North and South of the country. Our services are funded by the Scottish Government to provide care and support for all veterans regardless of where they live. Care and support is provided on a residential, outpatient, digital and community basis. It is requirement to ensure that we clearly meet the recommendations within the recently developed Veteran’s Mental Health Action Plan Scotland.

We offer psychological interventions (primarily for Complex-PTSD, but not exclusively) after a single holistic assessment and formulation of needs within an integrated interdisciplinary care pathway. Stabilisation and reintegration phases include access to art therapy, occupational therapy, psychiatric treatment, substance misuse interventions and programmes of support for veterans’ partners, their families and organisations that work alongside them, such as employers. We also have a highly regarded peer support service, run by veterans for veterans that benefits from excellent clinical governance and which supports all stages of their recovery. Psychological interventions span the range of evidenced-based therapies for PTSD and C-PTSD, including TF-CBT, NET, CPT, CFT for trauma and PE. EMDR is also offered on a case-by-case basis according to clinical need. We benefit from innovative clinical and research collaborations with international experts in the field to trial and deliver effective interventions for Complex-PTSD.

We have invested significantly in our digital service delivery, with the aspiration of ensuring equity of access and supporting veteran choice. These will continue to be a core part of our services going forward to maintain and increase accessibility to treatment. We are also investing in becoming a trauma-informed and veteran-centric organisation at every level and have an established Veteran Voice group that is embedded in all aspects of strategy and service delivery.

It is an exciting time to be joining Combat Stress. It will be the first time we have recruited a Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Scotland, reflecting our commitment to developing the highest quality services for veterans and to genuinely support collaborative working across the veteran mental health sector.

Benefits of working for Combat Stress as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist:

  • Lead and deliver specialist clinical services for complex trauma-related mental health problems, particularly Complex-PTSD
  • Have access to a senior clinical psychology peer group across the UK who are innovative, collaborative and promote the provision of psychologically informed care across a phasic, interdisciplinary pathway
  • Be part of a passionate workforce who are committed to working with veterans
  • Contribute to cutting edge translational research and benefit from our formal affiliation to the Centre for Military Mental Health, King’s College London
  • Have developmental opportunities in corporate activities that are normally at a distance from clinical service delivery, such as marketing and communications projects, development of digital services and access to media training
  • Have significant opportunity to contribute to organisation-wide clinical strategy
  • Have funded CPD opportunities beyond those typically available in the NHS
  • Work with veterans to co-produce and deliver services with a continual focus on quality improvement

About the role:

  • To provide clinical leadership for psychological therapies in Scotland, ensuring the planning and development of a systematic response to service need
  • To interpret professional policies, ensuring that the service operates at the highest level of quality and current best practice, leading research and quality improvement projects to this end
  • To work with the Head of Operations Scotland and Head of Psychological Therapies to ensure that clinical services are delivered consistently by psychologists/psychotherapists with a high level of competency and expertise
  • To support and advise colleagues on all issues relating to psychological therapies, psychologically informed service provision and trauma-informed care and providing expert clinical consultation and professional guidance to other psychological practitioners
  • To develop external relationships with lead clinical/counselling/forensic psychology colleagues in relevant clinical, research and governmental bodies in Scotland to improve cross-service collaborative working relationships and increase awareness of Combat Stress.

About you:

We are looking for someone who is keen to take a senior strategic and clinical leadership role in the delivery and development of our services in Scotland. You will be a compassionate leader and outstanding clinician, who is committed to clinical effectiveness, service innovation and to building a truly trauma-informed organisation. You will be able to articulate and promote the unique service offer of Combat Stress in veterans’ pathways of care to strategic partners in Scotland and be excited by collaborative working across all sectors of veteran mental health.

This role is subject to a PVG check.

It is strongly recommended that you keep your Covid 19 vaccination status up to date; this is ensure the health and safety of both veterans and colleagues.

What we offer:

You will work within a reputable charity that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our veterans, that has a fantastic cause and a committed follower base.

Benefits:

  • 30 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 11% of salary
  • Discount shopping vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible working
  • Access to Blue Light Card scheme

Plus many more.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Top job! Senior Clinical Psychologist - Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • £47,597 – £53,750
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th February 2022

Combat Stress was established in 1919. We are the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For over a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression.

Today we provide UK-wide support to veterans from every service and every conflict, on the phone and online, in the community and at our treatment centres. We’re on a mission to raise awareness that invisible injuries can be just as hard to cope with as physical ones. So, when a veteran is having a tough time, we’re there to help tackle the past and to take on the future.

About the role:

The Senior Clinical Psychologist / CBT Therapist will have a key role within the Scotland team, providing collectively the highest quality services to veterans throughout Scotland. The organisation provides residential, outpatient, community and digital care and treatment to veterans with complex mental health issues.

This role with function as part of the multi-disciplinary team, actively contributing to its clinical and service success and to ensure services are accessible and as near to a veteran home as possible. Clinical supervision and leadership will be provided to Band 7 psychologists / CBT therapists across our Hub based and community teams.

General responsibilities include the workload management of the Band 7 Therapists in line with service need and actively contributing to the monitoring and reporting of psychological therapy team activity.

The postholder will provide specialist psychological assessment, formulation and treatment using evidence-base trauma-focused CBT for Veterans with PTSD, complex-PTSD, depression, emotional dysregulation, inter and intrapersonal problems and other complex trauma-related mental health problems. They will also provide psychological consultation for the inter-disciplinary team and contribute to psychologically informed treatment planning, development of a reflective team approach and trauma-informed services.

This role is subject to a PVG check.

It is strongly recommended that you keep your Covid 19 vaccination status up to date; this is ensure the health and safety of both veterans and colleagues.

What we offer:

You will work within a reputable charity that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our veterans, that has a fantastic cause and a committed follower base.

Benefits:

  • 30 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 11% of salary
  • Discount shopping vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible working
  • Access to Blue Light Card scheme

Plus many more.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Administrator - Glasgow

  • Full time
  • £22,774 – £25,131
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 25th February 2022

Combat Stress was established in 1919. We are the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For over a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression.

Today we provide UK-wide support to veterans from every service and every conflict, on the phone and online, in the community and at our treatment centres. We’re on a mission to raise awareness that invisible injuries can be just as hard to cope with as physical ones. So, when a veteran is having a tough time, we’re there to help tackle the past and to take on the future.

About the role:

Operations Admin support the Hub in providing administrative support related to residential care, Out-Patients Administration, Community Administration and Medical Secretarial Support. The successful candidate will provide an efficient, confidential and comprehensive administrative service and work well as part of the team.

The role will work within a multi-disciplinary environment and contribute to the administration support function across all our activity.

The postholder will play a key role in the development of processes which increase efficiency and quality and seek to continually improve the care of veterans.

Administrational support is required across both of our main service areas, as such occasional travel will be required between our Glasgow and Edinburgh hubs.

This role is subject to a PVG check.

It is strongly recommended that you keep your Covid 19 vaccination status up to date; this is ensure the health and safety of both veterans and colleagues.

What we offer:

You will work within a reputable charity that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our veterans, that has a fantastic cause and a committed follower base.

Benefits:

  • 30 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 11% of salary
  • Discount shopping vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible working
  • Access to Blue Light Card scheme

Plus many more.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Administration Assistant / Receptionist - Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • £20,532 – £21,995
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th February 2022

Combat Stress was established in 1919. We are the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For over a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression.

Today we provide UK-wide support to veterans from every service and every conflict, on the phone and online, in the community and at our treatment centres. We’re on a mission to raise awareness that invisible injuries can be just as hard to cope with as physical ones. So, when a veteran is having a tough time, we’re there to help tackle the past and to take on the future.

About the role:

The postholder will play a key role in the team and in introducing veterans into our services. The role will provide a front of house function as well as support the wider administration team within Scotland.

Excellent organisational skills will be required as well as the ability to work collaboratively as part of the team. Experience of working with customers, ideally within the health and social care field will be advantageous.

This role is subject to a PVG check.

It is strongly recommended that you keep your Covid 19 vaccination status up to date; this is ensure the health and safety of both veterans and colleagues.

What we offer:

You will work within a reputable charity that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our veterans, that has a fantastic cause and a committed follower base.

Benefits:

  • 30 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 11% of salary
  • Discount shopping vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible working
  • Access to Blue Light Card scheme

Plus many more.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Senior HR Advisor

  • Full time
  • £32,629 – £39,417
  • Based at our Edinburgh hub, with some travel to our Glasgow hub
  • Closing 23rd February 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior HR Advisor based in Edinburgh to join the HR Team.

This is a challenging role and you will be responsible for providing an effective and efficient HR generalist service across the employee lifecycle, advising on policies and best practice and supporting management and colleagues with general day-to-day HR issues. This is a truly generalist role that gives a great breath of involvement and ownership of HR activities whilst acting as an employee champion and change agent for the charity.

Applicants should be qualified to CIPD Qualified to Level 5 or above and have demonstrable experience as a Senior HR Advisor / HR Generalist. The successful candidate will need to be highly organised, remain calm under pressure and be able to handle and progress a demanding workload to strict deadlines. A proactive ‘can do’ positive approach, self-motivated and a hands-on approach is required.

Strong skills in Employee Relations, up to date knowledge of Employment Legislation, and the ability to proactively coach managers on best practice on all HR matters is essential for this role.

This role is subject to a PVG check.

There is a legal requirement that all staff working in a CQC regulated location must be fully vaccinated (received both doses of a recognised vaccine) unless exempt for clinical reasons. If you are appointed to work with the charity, you are required to provide proof of full vaccination as part of your pre-employment checks.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Senior Occupational Therapist details - Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • £32,629 – £39,417
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th March 2022

Combat Stress was established in 1919. We are the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For over a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression.

Today we provide UK-wide support to veterans from every service and every conflict, on the phone and online, in the community and at our treatment centres. We’re on a mission to raise awareness that invisible injuries can be just as hard to cope with as physical ones. So, when a veteran is having a tough time, we’re there to help tackle the past and to take on the future.

About the role:

At Combat Stress, the veterans’ mental health charity, we are working at the forefront of clinical innovation in veterans’ mental health. We deliver interdisciplinary phased-based treatments for former servicemen and women with complex mental health needs.

This is an exciting time to be joining use and a superb opportunity to work in a specialist trauma service and in the rewarding field of veterans’ mental health. We have recently transformed our services to offer an even more accessible, unique and cutting-edge service, with our intensive treatment programme for veterans offered in-person in a residential and outpatient setting, as well as online.

We are a passionate workforce committed to working with veterans and their families to achieve the best outcomes for recovery.

As a member of the Scotland team, you will:

  • Work within a truly multi-disciplinary team with an emphasis on partnership working
  • Provide care and treatment with Veteran’s firmly at the centre of all decision making
  • Receive training in sensory-informed treatment for trauma as well as occupational case formulation.
  • Practice occupational therapy in its truest form and deliver unique occupational therapy interventions – rebuilding veterans’ lives.
  • Add to the research and evidence-base of occupational therapy with veterans as part of a funded research project to evaluate the effectiveness and impact of occupational therapy with veterans.

This role is subject to a PVG check.

It is strongly recommended that you keep your Covid 19 vaccination status up to date; this is ensure the health and safety of both veterans and colleagues.

What we offer:

You will work within a reputable charity that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our veterans, that has a fantastic cause and a committed follower base.

Benefits:

  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 11% of salary
  • Discount shopping vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme Flexible working
  • Access to Blue Light Card scheme

Plus many more.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Top job! Lead Occupational Therapist - Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • £40,457 – £46,269
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th March 2022

Combat Stress was established in 1919. We are the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For over a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression.

Today we provide UK-wide support to veterans from every service and every conflict, on the phone and online, in the community and at our treatment centres. We’re on a mission to raise awareness that invisible injuries can be just as hard to cope with as physical ones. So, when a veteran is having a tough time, we’re there to help tackle the past and to take on the future.

About the role:

At Combat Stress, the veterans’ mental health charity, we are working at the forefront of clinical innovation in veterans’ mental health. We deliver interdisciplinary phased-based treatments for former servicemen and women with complex mental health needs.

This is an exciting time to be joining use and a superb opportunity to work in a specialist trauma service and in the rewarding field of veterans’ mental health. We have recently transformed our services to offer an even more accessible, unique and cutting-edge service, with our intensive treatment programme for veterans offered in-person in a residential and outpatient setting, as well as online.

We are a passionate workforce committed to working with veterans and their families to achieve the best outcomes for recovery.

As a member of the Scotland team, you will:

  • Work within a truly multi-disciplinary team with an emphasis on partnership working
  • Provide care and treatment with Veteran’s firmly at the centre of all decision making
  • Receive training in sensory-informed treatment for trauma as well as occupational case formulation.
  • Practice occupational therapy in its truest form and deliver unique occupational therapy interventions – rebuilding veterans’ lives.
  • Add to the research and evidence-base of occupational therapy with veterans as part of a funded research project to evaluate the effectiveness and impact of occupational therapy with veterans.

This role is subject to a PVG check.

It is strongly recommended that you keep your Covid 19 vaccination status up to date; this is ensure the health and safety of both veterans and colleagues.

What we offer:

You will work within a reputable charity that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our veterans, that has a fantastic cause and a committed follower base.

Benefits:

  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 11% of salary
  • Discount shopping vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme Flexible working
  • Access to Blue Light Card scheme

Plus many more.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Top job! Clinical Psychologist/CBT Therapist

  • Full time or Part time
  • £40,457 – £46,296
  • Edinburgh / Highlands
  • Closing 16th March 2022

Combat Stress was established in 1919. We are the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For over a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression.

Today we provide UK-wide support to veterans from every service and every conflict, on the phone and online, in the community and at our treatment centres. We’re on a mission to raise awareness that invisible injuries can be just as hard to cope with as physical ones. So, when a veteran is having a tough time, we’re there to help tackle the past and to take on the future.

About the role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 Clinical or Counselling Psychologist or BABCP Accredited CBT Therapist to join our growing team. We require highly skilled and motivated practitioners to work as part of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team providing high quality, specialist evidence-based treatment to Veterans. The post holders will be innovative, enthusiastic and flexible and able to work both autonomously and as part of the team.

Key elements of the roles will include;

  • delivering CBT on a one to one and group basis including intensive trauma focused CBT
  • contributing psychological expertise as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • contributing to service evaluation, audit and research
  • contributing to policy and service development

We are particularly interested in receiving applications from those with experience in the specialist field of trauma

All psychological therapists at Combat Stress are professionally managed with appropriate levels of supervision, peer support and specialist training.

This role is subject to a PVG check.

It is strongly recommended that you keep your Covid 19 vaccination status up to date; this is ensure the health and safety of both veterans and colleagues.

What we offer:

You will work within a reputable charity that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our veterans, that has a fantastic cause and a committed follower base.

Benefits:

  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 11% of salary
  • Discount shopping vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible working
  • Access to Blue Light Card scheme

Plus many more.

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