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NIHR RfPB Social Care Information Event 8 October 2019

NIHR RfPB Social Care Information Event 8 October 2019

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Call for Applications: Early Career Researchers Programme

Call for Applications: Early Career Researchers Programme

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Smoking Cessation and Mental Health Summit 2019

The Centre for Health Research and Education (CHRE) in Partnership with The Priory Group - 

Reclaiming the Stolen Years: Smoking Cessation & Mental Health Summit - Monday 30 September 2019, The Royal Society of Medicine, London

 Download the brochure for more information or book your place here.

17th Oct 2019 – Cognitive Analytical Therapy Starter

17th Oct 2019 – Cognitive Analytical Therapy Starter

CAT therapy is often offered to people are distressed and traumatised especially if relationships are at the centre of their difficulties.  This CAT awareness course will examine how people relate to others in familiar patterns which can cause problems. It will give you an understanding of the way in which CAT can applied and an opportunity to think about your own situations using a relational lens.

I day course, 9.30 – 4.30, Lunch and refreshments provided.

Provided by Clinical Psychology Education Team,  Lancaster University.

Location : Manchester

More details and to book visit : https://www.psytraining.co.uk/cat

18 Oct 2019 – Introduction to self compassion using Compassionate Mind Training

18 Oct 2019 – Introduction to self compassion using Compassionate Mind Training

This new course is aimed at health and social care professionals, introducing them to Compassionate Mind Training and Compassion Focused Therapy with the emphasis being on applying it to themselves, to develop their  ‘compassionate mind’.   The course will look at the need for compassion, use experiental exercises to develop compassion and show how this would help manage the challenges of our professional life.

I day course, 9.30 – 4.30, Lunch and refreshments provided.

Provided by Clinical Psychology Education Team,  Lancaster University.

Location : Manchester

More details and to book visit : https://www.psytraining.co.uk/self-compassion

Enhancing the quality of psychological interventions delivered by telephone (EQUITy)

Are you a psychological wellbeing practitioner with current or future responsibility for delivering telephone therapy?

We would like to have your opinion about a set of components we designed for a training intervention aiming to improve the quality of the delivery of telephone therapy. We would like to invite you to participate in a group meeting to discuss these training materials. We very much appreciate your experience in the field. Your participation is extremely important and it will help us to redefine and produce the final version of the training package. The group meeting will last up to 6 hours (allowing time for breaks and lunch) and travel expenses will be covered.

Would you like to take part in this group meeting to help us develop materials for improving telephone therapy?

If you would like to know more about the study and/or take part, please contact Cintia before 16th September 2019:

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone: 0161 306 7858

Consultation survey - Last call for participants - 29th Aug deadline

The National Workforce Skills Development Unit and Skills for Health are consequently asking Primary Care organisations and staff to take part in a consultation survey by 29th August.

The survey can be accessed here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/MHprimarycare

The University of Bolton - CBT Therapist - Grade 7 Full Time – Permanent

CBT Therapist - Grade 7 Full Time – Permanent

School of Education & Psychology

Ref: EDP-078/P Salary in the range of £36,261 – £42,036 per annum

*Closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 5 September 2019.

Interviews are expected to take place within two weeks of the closing date.

Job Share Welcome

**Previous applicants need not apply

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the University for a motivated and compassionate CBT Therapist based in the School of Education and Psychology but with cross university requirements. The University is committed to the well-being of its students and has committed significant investment in providing resources and support in Mental Health care and Wellbeing services for students. As part of this initiative, the University has developed a number of complimentary University wide roles including a Wellbeing Coordinator and Wellbeing Advisor and Student Counsellor. Good communication and interpersonal skills to work collegially with colleagues and specialists across the University are essential requirements for this role. The successful candidate will be registered with an appropriate professional body working to professional standards such as UKCP, BACP, BABCP or equivalent bodies, with experience of providing initial consultations, brief interventions and clinical assessments with associated reporting in an organisational setting. This role requires an Enhanced DBS Check and a flexible approach to working patterns/hours.

An application form, job description and person specification can be viewed on our website: https://www.bolton.ac.uk/places/professional-services/hr/vacancies or requested by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Alternatively, please telephone our 24 hour answering service on 01204 903579 (Please leave your home address details).

Please remember to quote the position reference number.

Applicants need to be aware that only a completed application form will be considered, unless it is specifically indicated in an advertisement that a CV will be accepted. Where appropriate, you should include a list of all publications when submitting your application. Please ensure you quote the position reference number on all documentation submitted. If an applicant is interested in more than one vacancy, a separate application form must be submitted for each vacancy to ensure that the individual role requirements are addressed. Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, for more information please visit https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa. No agencies.

*Please note, the university reserves the right to shorten/extend the closing date of any position where a high/low volume of applications are received. The University of Bolton strives to achieve equality of opportunity

NIHR RDS NW – Summer 2019 Newsletter

The NIHR Research Design Service North West (RDS NW) Summer 2019 Newsletter is now available via their information page.

In this issue:

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Health Education England North / NIHR New Workshop

Date:   27th September

Time: 9.30am-5.30pm

Venue: Federation House, Manchester City Centre

Cost: Free

On behalf of HEE/NIHR, NHS R&D North West is running a one day workshop to explore routes for clinical academics who already hold a Clinical Lectureship and are looking to make the leap and apply for a Senior Clinical Lecturship.

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