NHS IAPT

IAPT / CBT Therapist

Remote   |   Contract

Dr Julian is an innovative online mental health care provider connecting individuals directly to highly trained qualified therapists seamlessly via video, audio and instant messaging.

Our aim is to empower individuals, enabling them to select a therapist of their choice and have an appointment at a time and place convenient for them.

Our therapists work in line with our Dr Julian policies and procedures, from their private office or home study via our web app on their computer. Our platform, accessible 24 hours a day, is highly secure and compliant with data protection requirements.

Private patients connect with us directly via our website and we also have contracts with companies who send us clients, however, the majority of our work at present is for the NHS and IAPT services. As such, we have a strong interest in therapists who have experience of working within an IAPT service and who are qualified in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).

Dr Julian sources counselling opportunities and acts as an agent for therapists who are self-employed.

This application form is only for therapists wishing to and qualified to provide CBT to NHS and IAPT services. Your application will be subject to our Candidate Privacy Policy which can be viewed here: Candidate Privacy Policy

If you are not CBT qualified you will not be able to work on our NHS and IAPT contracts. However, if you wish to provide therapy for Dr Julian’s Private and Corporate clients, we invite you to complete a separate application form. Please enquire at hr@dr-julian.com.

You can view the Application Help guide Here: Application Help Guide


Hours

  • Part Time – Flexible Hours
  • Minimum commitment of 5 hours per week
  • Minimum commitment of 6 months


Role specification

  • Minimum of 2 years’ post qualification clinical CBT experience
  • Core qualification in counselling / psychotherapy or psychology AND a minimum of a postgraduate diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy/High Intensity Therapy accredited by the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)
  • Hold Provisional or Full BABCP accreditation
  • IAPT experience
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance (We can assist if you do not have any)
  • Satisfactory Enhanced DBS Check with Barring Lists
  • Computer literate
  • Private office or home study to work from
  • Own computer or laptop with webcam and microphone
  • Strong internet connection
  • Experience and qualification in online therapy or a desire to learn
  • Be fluent in English
  • Strong written and oral communication
  • Have ongoing training and development (including safeguarding)
  • Have the right to work in the UK
  • Be passionate about working online
  • ICO Registration (This is easily obtained)


Key Responsibilities

  • To provide individual high-quality therapy sessions online with professional standard note taking
  • A commitment to offer a minimum of 5 hours therapy per week
  • A commitment to undertake online training (Introductory course provided free by Dr Julian)
  • To engage in a monthly meeting during your induction period
  • To engage in Dr Julian supervision
  • To self-manage diary
  • To work to the Dr Julian standards and in line with our Policies and Procedures
  • To undertake regular Compliance Training


Application Process

  1. Complete and submit an application form and attach a copy of your CV
  2. Following a review of your application to ensure it meets our minimum criteria for the role you will be invited to a short interview which will enable us to get to know you and explain the role in more detail
  3. Candidates, if they are considered suitable, will then be invited to a second interview by video which will consist of a formal interview and a case study
  4. Successful candidates will then be offered a contract subject to satisfactory references and document checking, to include provision of ID, proof of address, qualification certificates, insurance cover, ICO registration, DBS checks etc
  5. Once references and documentation are found to be satisfactory there will be some mandatory induction training to complete prior to being listed on the Dr Julian platform
  6. Once the Induction training has been completed, an induction period of a minimum of 3 months will commence


We look forward to you being part of this journey with us which will help improve lives across this country and around the world.


What the Role Offers You

  1. Flexibility to work hours that suit you
  2. Opportunity to earn additional income alongside a full-time or other role
  3. The ability to work from home - no need for expensive consulting room space
  4. Free introductory level training to deliver therapy online
  5. Free student membership to the Association for Counselling and Therapy Online (ACTO) for 12 months
  6. Free Online supervision for therapists working on our NHS/IAPT contracts
  7. Secure online client records system to record notes and assessments
  8. Email reminders sent to you and your clients
  9. Free CPD courses covering digital security and other legal matters in mental health


Why the NHS/Patients choose Dr Julian 

  1. Choice of convenient appointment times including evenings and weekends
  2. The ability to select a therapist of their choice or use of our matching system to see who may be best suited to meet their needs
  3. Reduced need to travel – patients have the appointment from a location of their choice including the comfort of their own home
  4. Access help from the click of a button
  5. A simple booking system
  6. Feel secure in the knowledge that our therapists are qualified, fully vetted and supervised
  7. A secure platform


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Qualifications & Experience

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Other Information

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