Post:                            Mental Health Practitioner

Salary:                         £21,909 FTE, £10,955 Actual

Hours:                          18.75 hours a week

Duration:                     12 months

Reporting to:               Clinical Manager

Location:                     Sheffield based with the ability to work across SYEDA locality

Job summary and purpose:

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the range of treatment interventions offered by Syeda. As mental health practitioner you will be responsible for the delivery of a specified manualised intervention in partnership with the Sheffield University Psychology Department. This is a ten session CBT model aimed at supporting clients whose lives are affected by a binge or binge/purge behaviour around food to break the cycle and make lasting changes.

The role will include completion of the CBT 10 model training with the Sheffield University Psychology Department. Once the training is complete you will then work as part of the Syeda clinical team and be allocated a client case load.

Ongoing case management and clinical supervision will be provided throughout the project. You will also be required to carry out psychological assessments and potentially co facilitation of psychological groups.

Non-clinical work will involve assisting the service in its administration, the development of specialist clinical materials, conduct of audits and evaluation, collection of data and the development of projects and outcome reports.

Applications are welcome from a range of mental health professionals including; counsellors, occupational therapists, RMN’s and Psychology Assistants.


Please contact Claire Wood or Michelle Hinde Clinical Managers at Syeda via email or or 01142728822 for an application pack or for more information.

The closing date for applications is 18th August 2017.