Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Devon Partnership NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
11 Jun 2023

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Job summary

We are looking to recruit a part time Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (22.5 hours / 3 days per week) into the Outer Exeter TALKWORKS service. We are a large and high performing NHS Talking Therapies Service, with strong fidelity to the treatment and service model.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player who has commitment to our local services here in Devon. The team covers the Outer Exeter and NEXUS PCN geographical area and we strive to maintain a strong and healthy team culture.

We welcome applications from positive and motivated individuals who are able to contribute to this and have a keen interest in developing their existing CBT skills with anxiety and depression.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in leadership skills and work within a service delivering evidence based, low intensity treatment for people with common mental health difficulties.

The post holder will work with people with different cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary and should be committed to equal opportunities

Interviews are likely to take place during week beginning The19th of June .

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work alongside the leadership team within Outer Exeter TALKWORKS to support the PWP workforce, including trainee PWP, to carry out their job role and responsibilities,this will include line managerial and supervisory responsibilities.Whilst ensuring fidelity to the IAPT manual and adherence to NHS Talking therapies KPI'S.

In order to maintain PWP registration and continuing professional development, the post holder will be required to hold a caseload of step 2 apprpriate patients

About us

About Devon Partnership Trust

We provide mental health, learning disability and neurodiversity services, as well as a range of specialist & secure services for the wider south west region & nationally. We are passionate about promoting good mental health & wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise & resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe & focused on people's recovery.

We are committed to developing a culture of coproduction, involving patients, families & carers in everything we do

Our values

We not only recruit based on qualifications & experience - we recruit individuals who possess & demonstrate the behaviours which underpin our Trusts core values. These include such attributes as showing a commitment to quality of care, improving lives of others, giving respect, dignity & compassion. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile; making time for people; challenging ourselves & others, & being open to new ideas.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer & applications are encouraged & welcomed from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010. Part time & flexible working applications will be considered & supported, where possible. We particularly encourage applicants with lived experience of mental health conditions, neurodiversity or learning disabilities. We are a Disability Confident Leader.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the full Job Description and Person specification attached to this advert which will provide further information on this role.

Person Specification



  • Qualification from PWP Training Course (Post Graduate Certificate or Level 3 undergraduate course) or recognised PWP top up training.
  • Risk Management Training.
  • IT skills.
  • Registration with either the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) or British Psychological Society (BPS).


  • Training in nursing, social work, occupational therapy, or within a psychological therapy.
  • Psychology or other health related undergraduate degree.



  • Evidence of working with people who have experienced a mental health problem.
  • Experience of working in Primary Care Services.
  • Worked in a service where agreed targets in place demonstrating clinical outcomes.
  • Ability to be self-reflective, whilst working with service users, in own personal and professional development and in supervision.
  • Experience of conducting regular PWP Case Management Supervision (or an equivalent form of supervision in another clinical role).


  • Evidence of working in the local community.
  • Evidence of line management responsibilities.

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