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Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (Ref: SS51)


Location : Staffordshire
Closing date : 08/09/2017
Salary : £22,128 per annum, pro rata (NHS AFC Band 5)
Employment type : Permanent

Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (Ref: SS51)

£22,128 per annum, pro rata (NHS AFC Band 5)

37.5 hours per week             

Based: Wellbeing Centre, Tamworth

 

This in an opportunity to work in the Wellbeing Matters service located in Tamworth, Lichfield and Burntwood providing high volume, low intensity interventions with a range of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) based self-management interventions to clients with mild to moderate anxiety and depression. Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner’s (PWP) will provide self-management interventions in a range of modes such as face to face and telephone sessions, computerised CBT and facilitating step two courses.

 

 

The post holder will:

•           Be a qualified PWP with a Post Graduate Certificate in Low Intensity Interventions OR be currently undertaking Post Degree Certificate due to qualify this year.

•           Have evidence of working with people who have experienced a mental health problem.

•           Be able to work with high caseloads and have experience of working to performance targets.

 

It is useful although not essential to have knowledge of the IAPTus system or be willing to undertake training in this area.

 

Please note that any offers of employment to applicants currently still undergoing training will be made subject to successfully completing the course and gaining their Post Graduate Certificate in Low Intensity Interventions.

 

Please note that this service operates between the hours of 8am and 8pm Monday to Friday and, in the future may operation 10am and 4pm Saturdays, therefore applicants must be available to work outside of normal working hours at least once a week, which will be agreed with the Line Manager.

 

For an informal discussion regarding the above post, please contact Charlotte Donnelly 01827 263838

 

We want to ensure our workforce reflects the local community and would encourage applicants from all backgrounds with relevant experience to apply.

 

Terms and conditions for these posts are NHS comparable, not identical and the successful candidates will be employed by Mental Health Matters, a non NHS organisation.

 

To apply visit: https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/31a8031b7d69efeca717ede355d46192/?vac_ref=914736384

 

Closing date: 8th September 2017  

The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment

Please note that due to the sensitive nature of the duties, an enhanced DBS will be sought in event of a successful application

All disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential short-listing criteria are guaranteed an interview.

MHM is striving to become an Equal Opportunities Employer.  

 

Job Description - Qualified PWP;  
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