Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Mental health, Mental health practitioner
Band 5
Contract Type
Job summary

Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Band - 5

Trafford Psychological Therapies are a large Talking Therapies service for people experiencing common mental health disorders. We consist of Cognitive Behavioural Therapists, Counsellors, Psychologists, and Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners and work in partnership with staff from Self Help Services in the delivery of E-Therapy and support groups.

Our service is committed to reducing the suffering caused to our population by anxiety and depression-related problems regardless of chronicity, severity of distress or functional limitation. Though the service is long established and valued, it has continually evolved. You will join us at a time when you can play a key role in consolidating our recently improved accessibility along with helping towards our prevalence targets and well-established recovery rates.

Main duties of the job

We are seeking to recruit a qualifiedPsychological Wellbeing Practitioner to a permanent contract. We want to recruit a person who has a commitment to low intensity interventions and is confident in their ability to contribute to the demonstrated effectiveness of our service.

You will be employed by Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS FT. You will therefore benefit from being part of a professional organisational structure within a large Foundation Trust and part of a more local integrated network of mental health and wellbeing services.

The service is keen to offer flexible working opportunities whilst also providing access to the people of Trafford. Therefore, successful candidates to either full or part time positions will be required to work a minimum of one evening per week. We also offer a range of appointment options to the people of Trafford and therefore will be looking to appoint a candidate who is able to offer Remote, video and telephone appointments alongside Face-to-Face clinic appointments throughout the Trafford borough.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description

Job responsibilities

See attached detailed job description and person specification:

Staff benefits
  • Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts

Person Specification



  • Accreditted with BABCP or BPS



  • Accreditted with BABCP or BPS
  • Relevant PWP Qualification
  • Able to work evenings
  • Able to work remotely and face to face


  • Worked in a service where agreed targets in place demonstrating clinical outcomes

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