Open Door - CBT Therapist Nov 2022

CBT Therapist 

Responsible to: Clinical Director

Hours: We are recruiting up to 1 FTE to a number of posts, with flexibility around working hours and days of the week. Successful applicants are expected to work some after school times (4-7pm). Ideally, they would also be able to attend team meetings on Tuesdays 1.00-3.00pm

Salary: £35,000 to 42,000 (pro rata) depending on experience

Contract: Initial 12 month fixed-term (with the expectation of extension)

We are looking for an experienced CBT therapist with experience of working with adolescents to join our team. This may include therapists with specialist CBT skills, who are from the following professional backgrounds:

  • CBT Therapist
  • Clinical/Counselling Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist

This may include specialising in parent work, work with 12—24 year olds, work with young adults or a combination.

About Open Door 

Open Door is a not-for-profit organisation providing a range of free and confidential psychological therapies to young people aged 12-24, and a separate consultation service for parents of teenagers and young adults aged 12-21. Last year we worked with over 800 young people, parents and carers offering over 8,000 appointments. 

Open Door offers treatment to adolescents and young adults on a brief, medium and longer-term basis. Whilst most of our Child & Adolescent and Adult Psychotherapists have undertaken psychoanalytic based trainings, we also offer CBT and Mindfulness Based Therapy and specialist trauma focussed therapies including EMDR.

The clinical team currently comprises 26 therapists, many of whom are NHS trained and all of whom are professionally accredited. We are a highly skilled team and many of our clinicians also teach on professional trainings.

Download the Job Description

Application is by CV and cover letter to or applicants can apply on the NHS website at

Closing date is 4th December.

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