Do you want to be a part of an exciting and innovative NHS Talking Therapies service here at Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust.
We are a successful, supportive and established Talking therapies service providing psychological interventions for people experiencing mild to moderate anxiety disorders and/or depression. The service currently has a position available for a qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner who will provide high volume, low intensity interventions.
We are looking for a PWP to work in the North team covering Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough and East Northants. We are based at Willowbrook Health Centre in Corby.
We can offer
Regular supervision and clinical skills supervision
Dedicated career pathways and great opportunities for continuing professional development
NHS pension scheme
Holiday pay up to 33 days, plus bank holidays, depending on NHS service
NHS discount and salary sacrifice schemeMain duties of the job
As a qualified PWP, you will have a key role to perform in the service we provide to people across the north of Northamptonshire. Using your clinical expertise, you will assess the suitability of new referrals through telephone assessments and provide short term, low intensity interventions via telephone, online or face to face. You will work closely with step 3 and step 4 colleagues and external services, to support safe onward referrals and step ups, at all times maintaining and advocating for patient dignity, confidentiality and inclusivity.
As part of your day to day duties, you will:
- conduct interviews to assess and support the patient's needs
- design and run group therapy sessions and webinars
- signpost patients to other helpful services
- keep accurate and up to date patient care records
- support and train other healthcare professionals
We support blended working from home and either a trust venue, GP surgery or community venue.About us
We put the person at the centre of everything we do, so if you want to work for a Trust that makes a difference this is the place for you.
We know that our staff are our biggest asset, and we want to do all we can to support their wellbeing. From being part of Time to Change and ensuring we are Living Wage employer, to creating networks to support our diverse staff body and celebrating through our Quality Awards. teamNHFT promotes a close-knit culture with the aim of empowering people to challenge stigma and speak openly.
Anyone can apply for a job at NHFT. No matter age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief. All are welcome to apply.
In our last two Care Quality Commission (CQC) reports we have been rated outstanding, and we are only the third mental health Trust in the country to receive this.
We can't wait to meet you.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the About You Section of the document.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- PG Cert LI Interventions
- Social Work
- Occupational Therapy
- Other psychological therapy
- Psychology Degree (1st or 2nd class)
- Other health related undergraduate degree
- of working with people with a common mental health problem
Employer detailsEmployer name
- of working in a primary care mental health service
- of working in an IAPT service
- of working in the local community
Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation TrustAddress
Willowbrook Health Centre
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