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Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (Band 7)

Health and Social Care Enquire


Hours:Full Time

Full Description

Service Area

Adult Community Services

Grade: Band 7 - 44,054 - 52,504 BAR 54,302 - 58,081 per annum



The States of Guernsey are looking for a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist to join the team at Adult Community Services.

The role will entail providing a high quality specialist assessment and therapeutic service to the adult residents of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, using cognitive behavioural therapy as the main modality of intervention.

The post holder will be part of a multidisciplinary team responsible for providing psychotherapeutic assessment and treatment to adults with moderate to severe mental health problems, within a wider adult secondary care mental health service.

As part of this team, the postholder will carry out generic and specialist mental health and psychotherapeutic assessments, as well as delivering specialist psychotherapeutic interventions to individuals and groups. This will involve providing inpatient, outpatient or community based appointments.


There will be a requirment for the successful candidate to provide at least one other therapeutic modality to meet service need.

Please click on the link below to view a full job description for this role.

Job Description


We offer a full relocation package which includes interview and relocation travel, this is in addition to our competitive pay, annual bonus. 


Furthermore we offer subsidised accommodation for those travelling to the Island alone, and an 8 year employment permit for those wishing to bring a partner or family.  Please see the link below for further information regarding this.


Terms and conditions apply to all bonuses, relocation package, accommodation, travel and employment permits.


Please click on the links below to find out more about living and working in Guernsey.


Living and Working in Guernsey


Getting to Know Guernsey


Relocation Directive 2021


Employment Permit Information




Contact:  Samantha Duncan – Team Manager on tel. 01481 725241 or email:


We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this role.


Closing Date: 13 December 2021


Candidates should upload supporting information to demonstrate how they meet the key criteria for the role.  This should be in addition to any CV supplied and should have clear examples of how each is met.  The key criteria can be found within the job description which is available by clicking the job description link above. The information provided by candidates will be used by the shortlisting panel when selecting candidates for interview.


Note - Internal applicants are required to inform their Line Manager before applying for any States of Guernsey positions. Internal references may be taken up prior to interview.


Appointment to this role will be subject to the following pre-employment checks which will be completed following an offer of employment:


  • Satisfactory references which must include one from the candidate's current line manager
  • Occupational Health Clearance
  • Satisfactory, Enhanced, Disclosure and Barring Service Check with Barred Listing Check.  Convictions likely to be considered relevant to this post include crimes involving, but not limited to, theft, violence, dishonesty, fraud, vulnerable individuals and children
  • Confirmation of required qualifications / registrations
  • Possession of a valid Employment Permit


Should the successful applicant not meet the requirements sufficiently he/she may be appointed at a lower grade than stated. The successful applicant would then have the opportunity to progress to the grade advertised once the necessary skills and knowledge have been developed and they have demonstrated the ability to undertake the duties at the higher level.


Please note that the States of Guernsey is undergoing a significant period of change and transformation.  The officer must acknowledge and accept that the nature and type of duties within the role are likely to evolve and change over time in the course of that transformation.  In such circumstances and accordance with the relevant terms and conditions of employment the employer may require the transfer, and/or redeployment, of an officer to other suitable roles within the States.


All employees are expected to uphold the purpose, vision and values of Service Guernsey: one organisation, one purpose, one focus and, in particular, to exhibit behaviours that reflect the core values of teamwork, accountability, customer service and empowerment.



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