The Link is a Middlesbrough based professional mental health and emotional wellbeing provider.  We provide therapeutic services to children, young people and families across the North East including Redcar & Cleveland, Middlesbrough, Hartlepool, Stockton on Tees and Darlington. Our services include a wide range of workshops and training, therapeutic assessments, one to one therapeutic interventions including specialist therapies and Children and Young People Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (CYP IAPT) evidence-based therapies. We are currently looking to add to our team through the CYP IAPT programme.


We are currently recruiting 1 x Trainee CBT post to start with our organisation in December 2021 and commence training in January 2022. The post will be fixed term for 12 months plus an additional 12 months post qualification. 


Salaries for CYP CBT are Agenda for Change Band 5 point 19 (£26,970).


Successful applicants will complete an academic programme developed and delivered by Northumbria University during their first year in post, alongside providing evidence based high intensity CBT interventions with children, young people and parents as part of the service.


For more information on CYP IAPT please visit the NHS England website: 


For more information on this post please contact Janine Leopard at


To apply for one of these posts please send your CV along with a completed application form to


Interview details - 27th September 2021

Job Application Form (1).docx
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RTT CBT Job Description.docx.pdf
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RTT CBT -Person Specification.docx.pdf
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