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Alliance Psychological Services is an independent provider of counselling and psychological therapy services based in the Tees Valley area and working across the North East region. We are accredited as an Approved Provider of Psychological Therapies to NHS Tees.

Trainee High Intensity CBT (HI CBT) Therapist

Salary: £26,000 a year Whilst Training (£30,000-£33,500 once qualified)

Contract: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full-time

Job Summary

Are you wanting to improve the lives of young people and families facing mental health difficulties and deliver support in a dynamic and creative children’s team? If so, we would love to hear from you as we have an exciting trainee opportunity available.

If successful you will be expected to complete a further University application form for the HI CBT postgraduate training programme.

Main duties of the Job

Alongside employment you will undertake an academic programme with Northumbria University, and you will be trained to deliver high-intensity evidence-based CBT therapy. During training and with effective guidance and supervision you will provide a range of interventions in schools and across local communities, helping to develop a whole school approach to mental health and wellbeing and supporting the wider delivery of Children’s Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing Services through the Thrive Framework and the ‘Getting Help’ offer across Teesside.

You will be supporting the delivery and development of a range of groupwork and 1:1 intervention with both children, young people and parents and building the offer of mild-moderate mental health interventions.  You will also be committed in supporting a whole school approach to mental health and wellbeing across Hartlepool and Stockton.  This exciting opportunity comes with a commitment from our organisation to support CPD and personal development. 

For an informal chat about any of these posts, please contact Kaye Hooker at [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 23rd August 2022

Interviews will be held on: 1st September 2022


Trainee Children’s Wellbeing Practitioner

Salary: £20,500 a year Whilst Training (£25,500-£26,500 Once Qualified)

Contract: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full-time

Job Summary

Are you wanting to improve the lives of young people and families facing mental health difficulties and deliver support in a dynamic and creative children’s team? If so, we would love to hear from you as we have an exciting trainee opportunity available within Alliance.

If successful, you will be expected to complete a University application form for the CWP postgraduate training programme. 

Main duties of the Job

Alongside employment you will undertake an academic programme with Northumbria University and trained to deliver low-intensity evidence-based CBT interventions leading to a recognised CYP IAPT qualification. During training and with effective guidance and supervision you will provide a range of interventions in schools and across local communities, helping to develop a whole school approach to mental health and wellbeing and supporting the wider delivery of Children’s Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing Services through the Thrive Framework and the ‘Getting Help’ offer across Teesside.

You will be supporting the delivery and development of a range of groupwork and 1:1 intervention with both children, young people and parents and building the offer of mild-moderate mental health interventions.  You will also be committed in supporting a whole school approach to mental health and wellbeing across Hartlepool and Stockton.  This exciting opportunity comes with a commitment across both organisations to support CPD and personal development.

For an informal chat about any of these posts, please contact Kaye Hooker at [email protected]

Closing date: 23rd August

Interviews: 30th August

Interviews may have representation from young people and Northumbria University


High Intensity CBT (HICBT) Therapist

Salary: £38,000 to £41,500 a year Pro Rata to Hours Worked

Contract: Permanent

Working pattern: Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working, Home or remote working

Job summary

Alliance Psychological Services is an independent provider of counselling and psychological therapy services based in the Tees Valley area and working across the North-East region. We are working in partnership with Middlesbrough & Stockton Mind to deliver the IMPACT on Teesside service.

Main duties of the job

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative service providing high intensity interventions in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), working with adults aged 16+ within the framework of the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Programme. High Intensity Therapists deliver a variety of CBT interventions, including face to face, telephone, and digital based work.

For more information on this post, please contact Kerri Connelly at [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 14th August 2022

Interview dates: Week Commencing 22nd August 2022


Trainee High Intensity CBT (HI CBT) Therapist

Salary: £31,000 a year Whilst Training pro rata to hours worked

Contract: Permanent

Working pattern: Full-time

Job summary

Alliance Psychological Services is an independent provider of counselling and psychological therapy services based in the Tees Valley area and working across the North-East region. We are working in partnership with Middlesbrough & Stockton Mind to deliver the IMPACT on Teesside service.

Main duties of the job

We are recruiting for multiple High Intensity CBT (HICBT) training posts to undertake the Postgraduate Diploma in CBT course at Teesside University in early 2023. Successful applicants will be expected to start in the role prior to the training commencing (ideally from October 2022) to allow time to ensure a comprehensive welcome and induction into the service. They will attend University one day a week, will be allocated study leave on a regular basis through term time and carry an appropriate clinical caseload. Salaries will start at £31,000 based on current qualifications and experience, increasing to £38,000 once qualified. For more information on the University training program, please visit:

https://www.tees.ac.uk/postgraduate_courses/Nursing_Midwifery_&_Health_Professions/PgDip_Cognitive_Behavioural_Therapy_(IAPT).cfm

For any further info, please contact Kerri Connelly at [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 14th August 2022

Interview dates: 25th and 26th August 2022


Mental Health Support Worker

Salary: £19,500 to £21,000 a year Pro Rata to Hours Worked

Contract: Permanent

Working pattern: Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Job summary

Alliance Psychological Services is an independent provider of counselling and psychological therapy services based in the Tees Valley area and working across the North-East region. We are working in partnership with Middlesbrough & Stockton Mind to deliver the IMPACT on Teesside service.

Main duties of the job

We have an exciting opportunity to be part of this innovative service as a Mental Health Support Worker. Successful candidates will have experience working in a mental healthcare setting. As part of this role, you will contribute to waiting list management and support in collaboration with other members of the team and will assist in providing a range of evidence-based low intensity psychological interventions. You will ensure that people assessed for the service are supported whilst waiting for treatment and will contribute towards meeting service targets.

For more information on this post, please contact Martha Thacker at [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 14th August 2022


Psychological WellBeing Practitioner (PWP) Trainee

Salary: £20,500 a year This is the salary whilst training

Contract: Permanent

Working pattern: Full-time, Flexible working

Job summary

Alliance Psychological Services is an independent provider of counselling and psychological therapy services based in the Tees Valley area and working across the North-East region. We are working in partnership with Middlesbrough & Stockton Mind to deliver the IMPACT on Teesside service. 

Main duties of the job

We are currently recruiting for several Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) training posts to start the course in January 2023. You will be required to start in the role prior to the training commencing, to allow you time to learn more about the IMPACT service and complete an induction period. Successful applicants will complete a relevant program of university-based training during their first year in post. Salaries for the PWP training posts will be £20,500 per annum. For more information on the University training programme, please visit:

https://www.tees.ac.uk/postgraduate_courses/Nursing_Midwifery_&_Health_Professions/PgCert_Low_Intensity_Assessment_and_Intervention_Skills_for_Psychological_Wellbeing_Practice.cfm

Successful applicants will be employed by one of organisations within the partnership which will be discussed at appointment. 

For more information on this post, please contact Sarah Turner at [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 8th August 2022

Interviews: Week commencing 15th / 22nd August 2022


Enhanced Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Salary: £28,000 to £29,500 a year Pro Rata to Hours Worked

Contract: Permanent

Working pattern: Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working, Home or remote working

We are excited to share that we are recruiting for qualified, Enhanced Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of an innovative service providing Low Intensity (LI) interventions within our IAPT pathway, working with adults aged 16+ within the framework of the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Programme. You will hold an IAPT PWP recognised qualification, as well as the PWP LTC Top Up training and/or the PWP Supervisor’s Course qualification(s). You will be actively delivering LI interventions to patients requiring Step 2 treatment within the Long-Term Conditions pathway and/or delivering Caseload Management and Clinical Supervision to PWPs. Practice will include face to face, telephone, and digital based work, with opportunities to be involved in the delivery of groupwork.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic, hardworking and can meet specified targets to deliver a high-quality Primary Care Mental Health Service. In return, you will receive a high standard of support from management and supervision, as well as further development opportunities.

Successful applicants will be employed by one of organisations within the partnership which will be discussed at appointment.

You must have the right to work in the UK and hold PWP registration through the BABCP or BPS (or be actively working towards achieving this).

We have hybrid working and fully remote opportunities available – please specify any preferences within your application form.

Full time and Part time positions available

For more information on this post please contact us on [email protected]

Closing date for applications may be extended


Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Salary: £25,500 to £26,500 a year Pro Rata to Hours Worked

Contract: Permanent

Working pattern: Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working, Home or remote working

We are currently recruiting for qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative service providing PWP Modality interventions in our IAPT pathway, working with adults aged 16+ within the framework of the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Programme. PWPs deliver a variety of IAPT interventions, including face to face, telephone, and digital based work.

Main duties of the job

The post holders will hold an IAPT PWP recognised qualification, be enthusiastic, hardworking, and able to meet specified targets in order to deliver a high-quality Primary Care Mental Health Service.

Successful applicants will be employed by one of organisations within the partnership which will be discussed at appointment.

You must have right to work in the UK as we are currently unable to offer working via opportunities.

For more information on this post please contact us on [email protected]

Closing date for applications may be extended

We are reviewing applications as they are submitted and will contact candidates to arrange interviews if applicable.


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