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Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Band 6

band 6

Main area
PWP
Grade
band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
363-LB5529
Site
Gilbert Hitchcock House 21 Kimbolton Road Bedford MK402AW Or Whichellos Wharf The Elms Stoke Road Leighton Buzzard LU72TD
Town
Bedfordshire / Leighton Buzzard
Salary
£30,401 to £37,267 pa
Closing
26/08/2019 23:59
Interview date
06/09/2019

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

Are you passionate about promoting meaningful and effective therapeutic experiences for clients at Step 2 and dedicated to this process both personally and professionally? Are you looking for a leadership role as a PWP? Then we want to hear from you.

Bedfordshire Wellbeing Service is a developing IAPT service. We deliver idiosyncratic packages of care for our clients in Bedfordshire based on evidence-based therapies proven to be effective at Step 2. Our qualified PWPs have expanded into specialist areas including: BME, Outreach workshops, mens and older adults mental health and CBT for insomnia. PWPs devise a stepped care treatment package for clients at LI assessment and liaise closely with colleagues across the specialist areas including third sector partnership organisations and Step 3 colleagues in High Intensity Therapies.

The service is now looking to recruit a Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner with proven experience of delivering assessment and PWP interventions with people from a range of cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary. We are looking for a Senior PWP with leadership skills to offer case and clinical supervision, clinical skills and to develop the step 2 programme with the support of the Team Leader PWP, Deputy Clinical Lead and Clinical Lead.

This is an opportunity to join our team and contribute to developing an effective and innovative service provision.

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Lorna Lennon, telephone 01234 880400, email Lorna.lennon@nhs.net