CBT Children and Young Persons – IAPT Trainee

A Time 4 You is a well-established Redcar based therapy and counselling service provider whose aim is to improve the lives of young people and families facing mental health difficulties. Do you wish to join our team? If so, we are currently recruiting for a trainee Children and Young Persons – IAPT Trainee CBT Practitioner who will gain a postgraduate diploma in Evidence – Based Psychological therapy (CBT).

We are a counselling and therapy organisation involved in the transformation of local children’s mental health and wellbeing services. We deliver a range of services both in educational settings and within the local authority. We provide counselling or longer-term psychotherapy for Adults, Teenagers and Young people using a range of techniques and integrative models. Offering a safe and confidential space to express emotions and talk about their problems, our counsellors and therapists can help all clients to understand themselves, feel valued, develop self-esteem, and explore and manage their difficulties.

This is a training role within the Child and Young Persons Improving Access To Psychological Therapies Program (CYP-IAPT). The post-holder will work within the Children and Young Peoples Service at A Time 4 You Psychological Services CIC, providing interventions whilst undertaking a program 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 an evidence based intervention consistent with their training course. The post- holder will work in the service for at least 1.5 days of the week using the newly developed skills whilst attending the training program at Northumbria University for the 2.5 days a week.

The post holder will work with people with different cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary and should be committed to equal opportunities.

It is essential that the applicant has recorded /registered qualification in one of the following at graduate level in: nursing, social work, occupational therapy, arts therapy or within the psychological therapy.

Please read the below job description and send completed application form to our Service Manager Laura Huller at

Closing Date for applications: 2nd November 2021