Our service has an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Recruit to Train Trainee, part of the Health Education England (HEE) funded Recruit to Train Programme in partnership with the Anna Freud Centre, University College London, and Kings College London. The post-holder will be training on the Children & Young People Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (CYP IAPT) Therapy Course and carrying out clinical work in our service to complement their studies and use their newly developed skills.

The successful candidates will be working within YMCA Dialogue in West Sussex. YMCA Dialogue delivers a multi-modality therapeutic service working with 11 to 18 year olds experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties. This is an amazing opportunity to work in a service that has a growing CBT team, where staff wellbeing is valued and there is room for you to further develop the service. You will be an employee at the service but also enrolled on a Postgraduate Diploma course.

This is a full-time (37 hours per week) fixed term role until 31 December 2023 with this training year funded by HEE. The post-holder will work within the Dialogue service providing interventions whilst undertaking a programme of training for this role. This intensive training post will equip the post – holder to provide interventions based on CYP-IAPT care principles and also interventions consistent with the CBT training course. The post- holder will work in the service for at least 2.5-3.0 days of the week using the newly developed skills whilst attending the training programme for the remaining 2.0-2.5 days.

Information about how to apply - please note, you MUST apply to the course at the same time as this job. Please complete your university application using the UCL University Application supplied AND apply for the post by clicking the green 'Apply' button

UCL: This is a training position and so all candidates will need to apply for both the trainee role with our organisation and the UCL Post Graduate Diploma in Child and Young Person IAPT Therapy in order to be shortlisted (for more information about the course and minimum entry criteria, please see the course page and brochures: Please complete your university application using the UCL University Application Guidance supplied.

UCL covers the modalities of ASC/LD, Under 5s, IPT-A and CBT, You only need one application to the associated University no matter how many Recruit to Train job posts you apply for. However, it is very important to mention which modality/modalities you are applying for and why you are qualified & interested in them in your personal statement as this will be assessed by the course team to determine course/modality suitability.

As these are training positions, please be aware that this is a dual application process where you must be employed in a Recruit to Train funded job to also receive a place on the course, and vice-versa. If you are ineligible for the University Course, we will be unable to be offer the role. If you withdraw from an employment offer but you have accepted a university offer, you will be unable to join the course.

Please note in this instance the course is not optional; the roles are dependent on meeting all course requirements. Applicants for this training at UCL will need to be available to start by the 16 January at the latest (with the course starting on the 23 January).

Closing date for this role is midnight on 4 October 2022, with a proposed interview date of 17 October 2022

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact

Candidates will already have the right to live and work in the UK

Job Location : Worthing
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