Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

  • Full time or Part time
  • £26,519 – £28,495
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
  • Closing 4th June 2020

  • Advertised from 22nd May 2020
  • Contracted Hours Per Week: 37.5. Permanent.
  • 2020-1703



Do you enjoy and value working with individuals affected by drug/alcohol use, do you have an empathic and caring nature and enjoy being part of a large supportive team?

Change Grow Live Forth Valley Recovery Service are currently recruiting experienced Cognitive Behavioural Therapists to provide psychological therapy to service users across Forth Valley in bases in Alloa, Stirling and Falkirk.


Change Grow Live have recently been awarded the Forth Valley Recovery Service, which provides a wide variety of interventions to individuals affected by drugs and/or alcohol. These include harm reduction, psychosocial interventions, structured cognitive behavioural therapy and community rehabilitation.

We have both full time and part time vacancies, so if this is the role for you, we would welcome your application.

Successful candidates will work within COSCA or BACP Ethical Frameworks and Code of Practice, work within Forth Valley Psychological therapies pathway and will receive support and supervision from NHS Forth Valley Psychological Therapies.

The successful candidates will;

• Work within a multi-disciplinary approach

• Provide assessment and cognitive behavioural therapy within a coordinated package of care for drug and alcohol users

• Work in partnership with and follow NHS Forth Valley psychological therapies guidelines and pathways

• Contribute to the wider service to ensure service users consistently receive the right service at the right time and receive high quality services that adhere to best practice guidelines and achieve high professional standards

• Record and input service user data in line with confidentiality policies in order that the service operates within contractual, administrative and financial requirements

Change Grow Live are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish. We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service users benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.

We also expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.

The role will report directly to the Locality team leader.

This post is subject to a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme check at an enhanced level.

We believe that having diverse people working as part of our team makes us the organisation that we are.

We actively encourage applications from people from all backgrounds to help us to provide the best possible experience for the people who use our services and to make Change Grow Live a great place to work. If you have any feedback on our recruitment processes (good or bad) we’d love to hear from you so that we can make sure they are fair and we attract and recruit the best, most diverse workforce possible.

The safety of vulnerable children, young people and adults is our absolute priority. We will support you in your role to make sure that you are equipped to support the safety of people who use our services and those around them, to the highest standard possible.

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