Working for CDS UK

CDS UK is committed to building a workforce who are valued and whose diversity reflects the communities it serves, enabling it to deliver the best possible assessment and treatment services to those communities. CDS UK actively seeks to attract and retain staff from diverse backgrounds and communities and strives to ensure that: 

  • everyone who works for CDS UK should be able to achieve his or her full potential, in an environment characterised by dignity and mutual respect.
  • the past effects of institutional discrimination are identified, and remedial action taken.
  • equality of opportunity is guaranteed.
  • individual difference and the unique contribution that individual experience, knowledge and skills can make is viewed positively.
  • job descriptions, person specifications and the terms and conditions of service fit with the needs of the service and those who work in it, regardless of age, disability, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, pregnancy or maternity, marriage or civil partnership, religion, beliefs, sexual orientation, domestic circumstances, social and employment status, HIV status, gender reassignment, political affiliation or trades union membership.

Clinical Roles at CDS UK

We are typically open to receiving applications at any time from UK professionals for the following roles:

Main Psychotherapist* – usually working with a CDS UK patient for 1 double-length session (100 minutes) per week, although there are sometimes different arrangements.

Support Therapist – providing support to the patient via remote contact (online, email, telephone and/or text).

Support Worker – seeing the patient for an agreed number of hours in the community or at their home, to help them engage in activities that will benefit their wellbeing and mental health.

*We are particularly interested in receiving applications from experienced psychotherapists in Dorset, Exeter and Cornwall, as well as other regions in the South-East of England.

Current Vacancies

Role: Clinical Manager
Hours:  Full-time
Contract: Permanent
Location: North London, with some remote working available

The remit of this post will include case management for designated treatment packages, providing specialist psychotherapy and diagnostic assessments and clinical supervision and acting as the key liaison point for enquiries by patients, referrers/potential referrers, and other professionals.

How to apply

To apply for any of the positions listed above, please get in touch with the team at and we will send you a copy of the full job application pack and you’ll be asked to submit a completed application form.