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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.

HR Training Administrator

Salary: £19,305 a year Pro rata to hours worked

Contract: Permanent

Working pattern: Part-time, Flexible working

We are looking for a Human Resources Training Administrator to carry out administrative and generalist HR duties at our central office in Stockton-on-Tees.

Previous applicants need not apply. 

Main duties of the job

You will provide administrative support to the HR Assistant and HR Lead, with HR functions such as training, recruitment, sickness, and DBS processes. You will be required to work independently and use your own initiative, whilst also taking direction from the HR Lead when necessary.

The ideal candidate will take a fair and consistent approach to their work and offer support to staff and be a proactive member of the wider team. 

You should also have an NVQ Level 2 in Administration/Business subject, and a good understanding and experience of working with database systems. Computer literacy is essential as you will be expected to input information onto databases and excel spreadsheets. 

The post holder must be able to work flexibly to cover the business needs of the service. We are looking for somebody to work 25 hours across 4 or 5 days throughout the week. 

Salaries will be based on £19,305 per annum, pro rata to hours worked.

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

Closing date for applications: 11th July 2022

Interviews will be held on: Week Commencing 25th July 2022

To access job description and apply online, please click here

Clinical Lead for Complex Presentations

Salary: £40,000 a year This is the salary whilst training

Contract: Permanent

Working pattern: Full-time, Flexible working

We are currently recruiting for the role of Clinical Lead for Complex Presentations within our IMPACT on Teesside service. The successful candidate should have experience working within a Primary or Secondary Mental Healthcare setting, as you will be carrying out in-depth assessments and managing a caseload of complex presentations. An important part of the role is to network with a range of other services whilst developing and maintaining new and existing relationships. You will be responsible for coordinating and monitoring the delivery of a range of interventions to patients presenting with complex needs (step 3 +), in collaboration with the Clinical Director, Locality Managers and other Pathway Leads and Seniors including non-IAPT pathways and the Foundation & Recovery team. A good sound knowledge of more complex clinical presentations is required. We are particularly interested in people with experience in delivering DBT or similar group-based interventions.

Successful applicants will be employed by Alliance Psychological Services Ltd.

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 Emma Hopson at [email protected]

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 5th July 2022

Interview Dates: Thursday 14th July 2022

To access Job Description and apply online, please click here

Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) Trainee

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

Contract: Permanent

Working pattern: Full-time, Flexible working

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: 3rd July 2022

Interviews: Week commencing 11th July 2022

To access Job Description and apply online, please click here

Education Mental Health Practitioner

Salary: £25,500 to £26,500 a year pro rata to hours worked

Contract: Permanent

Working pattern: Full time

You will share our service vision and organisation values for understanding and meeting the different needs of individuals, families, and communities across Teesside. 

The post holder will be part of a Mental Health Support Team (MHST) delivering evidence-based interventions to children, young people, parents & carers in an educational/community setting who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties. Helping children and young people within these settings who present with more severe problems to rapidly access more specialist services. The post holder will also be responsible for supporting and facilitating staff in education settings to identify and where appropriate manage issues related to mental health and wellbeing.

Closing Date 22nd June 2022

Interviews W/C 27th June 2022

To access Job Description and apply online, please click here

Counselling Placement Positions

Applications now open for our 2022 intake working with adults in primary care settings

Thank you for your interest in our placement scheme. Please see attached an information sheet on the scheme that we offer. If you meet the criteria, please complete the attached application form and return it to [email protected] by Friday 24th June 2022.

Successful applicants will be invited to an interview which will be held on 19th and 21st July 2022. Interviews will take place online via Microsoft Teams.

Please only apply if you meet the criteria listed in the information sheet.

Placement Information
Application Form

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 (either Alliance Psychological Services Ltd or Middlesbrough & Stockton Mind) 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: 13th June 2022

Interview Dates: Week Commencing 20th June 2022

To access job description and to apply online please click here

High Intensity CBT (HICBT) Therapist

Salary: £35,000 to £39,500 a year Pro Rata to Hours Worked

Contract: Permanent

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

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.

Main duties of the job

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

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

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

You must have right to work in the UK as we are currently unable to offer working visa opportunities. For more information on this post please contact us on [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 13th June 2022

Interview dates: Week Commencing 20th June 2022

To access job description and to apply online, please click here

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