Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

  • Full time
  • £26,519 – £28,495
  • Forth Valley
  • Closing 11th February 2021

  • Advertised from 26th November 2020
  • CGL points 28 to 30 . Permanent. 37.50 hours per week.
  • 2020-2855


Change grow live Forth Valley are excited to invite applications for 2 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) posts.

One post will be based in the community and one will be working within the 3 prisons in Forth Valley.

The CBT posts will work in partnership with, and follow, NHS Forth Valley Psychology guidelines and pathways.


We are looking for applicants who are qualified CBT therapist or counselling psychologist, e.g. minimum level 4 qualification or equivalent (BACP, UKCP, BPS, FDAP) and have experience and knowledge of working with individuals with drug and alcohol issues, offending and social care issues.

The successful applicant will join a multidisciplinary team, and will provide assessment and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy within a coordinated package of care for drug and alcohol users. The CBT therapists will work with people with different cultural backgrounds and ages and should be committed to equal opportunities.

The CBT therapist will be required to work across a number of operational sites across the area as required and work flexibly to maintain the most appropriate level of service provision. This will include evening and weekend working.

Application notes

Closing Date: 11/02/2021

For further details, and to apply, please visit our website:

If you have any questions or concerns on this opportunity that you would like to talk through, please contact us using the below details:

Norma Howarth | | 07552 249164

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.