Psychotherapist/CBT Therapist

Schoen Clinic York is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Psychotherapist/CBT Therapist on a part-time basis.

Schoen Clinic York is rated 'Good in all areas' by the Care Quality Commission (latest inspection report here)

Schoen Clinic are looking for a Psychotherapist/CBT Therapist on a part-time basis (3 x days a week) for our new inpatient eating disorders unit for adults in York. This is an exciting opportunity to take a lead role in the development of the service. This wil be based on a 6 month fixed-term contract.

The successful candidate will be responsible for completing assessments, formulation and delivering individual psychotherapy based on evidence-based practice. There are also opportunities for group work. 

The successful candidate will represent psychotherapy/psychology at MDT meetings and effectively communicate patients formulations and treatment recommendations. They will be compassionate, an analytical thinking, a team player and have knowledge of adult mental health; particularly in the areas of eating disorders, trauma and neurodiversity.

For a friendly chat about the position or to arrange a tour of the hospital, please email Hospital Director, Chloe Baron on cbaron@schoen-clinic.co.uk or call 01904 404400.

Principle Duties



  • Carry an individual caseload, under supervision, providing appropriate assessment, formulation and evidence-based therapy
  • Manage this caseload including formulating, planning, risk assessment and evaluating interventions 
  • Contribute to delivery of the psychological groups programme   
  • Assist in the development of the team’s formulation and therapeutic skills
  • Support other members of the team, providing consultancy, and training as appropriate
  • Participate in a programme of continuing professional development and annual appraisal
  • To consult with colleagues in the multi-disciplinary team on psychological aspects of clients’ assessments/formulation and therapy plans
  • To attend MDT meetings and CPA reviews  
  • To attend and engage with team supervision and development activities
  • To participate in other meetings or committees as necessary
  • Involves and engages users of the service and others in discussions about service direction, improvements and the values on which they are based
  • Actively creates opportunities to enable everyone to learn from each other and from external good practice
  • Works with others to make sure there is a clear direction for values, strategies and policies and leads the way when interests are in conflict
  • Evaluates the quality of own and others’ work and raises quality issues and related risks with the appropriate people


  • Assist in the development of the team’s formulation and therapeutic skills
  • Support other members of the team, providing consultancy, and training as appropriate
  • Liaise with community services, social care and other agencies as necessary


  • Maintain registration with the BACP/UKCP/BABCP
  • Participate in appraisal and mandatory training
  • Engage in continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Remain up to date with current knowledge and practice
  • Act at all times within the regulations and recommendations of the BACP/UKCP/BABCP
  • Operate within boundaries of own professional competence
  • Maintain professional boundaries
  • Be familiar with Schoen Clinics policies and procedures
  • Be familiar with the individual and group treatment programme at Schoen Clinic, York
  • Ensure good communication with patients and families and colleagues
  • Report any untoward incidents in line with Schoen Clinic policy and procedures
  • Obtain regular clinical supervision from an accredited supervisor 


  • To record client contacts and assessments according to relevant policies, using computerised system
  • To provide written reports on assessments, formulation, therapeutic progress and outcomes for colleagues and referrers
  • The Key Accountabilities detailed within Section 2 of this job description are not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake tasks within the scope and role.


  • Nursing Practice (Schoen Clinic Newbridge)
  • Healthcare Outcomes (Schoen Clinic Newbridge)
  • Management Excellence (Schoen Clinic UK)
  • Hospital (Schoen Clinic London)


  • Hospital Group (Schoen Clinic London)
  • Nursing Practice (Schoen Clinic London)


Our culture of world-class medical excellence is based around our five key values:

Accountable: Taking ownership of the things I say and do

Caring: Treating others as I would like to be treated

Collaborative: Working together to make a winning team

Courageous: Being proud to be different and challenge the norm

Determined: Seeing things through to meet and exceed expectations

Please note:

Due to the volumes of applications we expect to receive, Schoen Clinic London reserves the right to close the job advert before its assigned closing date if we find the ideal candidate for this position.

Due to the commitment to continuous improvement, it is likely that the post will evolve over time. These duties will be subject to regular review and any amendments will be made in consultation and agreement with the post holder.​




Schoen Clinic York

Job Type

Part Time - Fixed Term




Up to £50,056

Closing Date

21 January 2024


Competitive salary with annual review   25 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays  Pension scheme Enhanced Private Medical Insurance Eye Care Scheme Online Benefits Portal Training & development opportunities


We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic individual who shares our commitment to service innovation and excellence.  

You will have:

  • Specialist registration with BACP/UKCP/BABCP
  • Excellent skills in assessment formulation, intervention and evaluation
  • Ability to empathise and develop good therapeutic alliances with patients
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and willingness to work as part of a multidisciplinary team