Step 2 Long Term Conditions Lead Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Employer
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Either Eastleigh (West Hub), Gosport (East Hub), Basingstoke (North Hub)
Salary
Please see advert wording
Closing date
6 Jul 2022

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Profession
Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Do you want to work for an established and respected local mental health charity?

Solent Mind is a ­mental health charity providing a range of high quality services to improve people’s mental wellbeing and to promote choice and rights to everyone who needs our support. Our services operate in various locations throughout the Hampshire area.

We run the italk service in partnership with Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust which is one of the largest Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services in the country. We are currently recruiting for:

Reference: REQ00057

STEP 2 LONG TERM CONDITIONS HUB LEAD PSYCHOLOGICAL WELLBEING PRACTITIONER (italk)

Hours: 37 Hours Per Week

(part time min 30 hours per week considered) (occasional Saturday required)

Salary: £39,140 (Pro Rata) Per Annum

Location: Either Eastleigh (West Hub), Gosport (East Hub), Basingstoke (North Hub)

Closing Date: Wed 06 Jul 2022 (By Midnight)

Interview Date: W/C Mon 18 Jul 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen in line with expansion of the italk service to expand the Step 2 team with this new Long-term Conditions HUB Lead PWP role.

We are looking to recruit to a new lead role to work alongside the Clinical Management team to manage the organisation and co-ordination of Low Intensity interventions for people with common mental health difficulties alongside long-term health conditions. You will need to be a good role model with strong professional boundaries to provide support and leadership, both clinically and operationally, across our hubs within Hampshire. The ability to negotiate and build relationships with external agencies is also vital to this role.

The post holder will need a secure knowledge of Step 2 IAPT based treatments in order to deliver these to patients as well as to help develop, support, train and provide clinical supervision to the rest of the team. They will also need relevant training and experience in adapting step 2 treatments to work with people with long-term health conditions who may also benefit from our IAPT service. You will also have opportunities to develop the Step 2 provision within italk and its expansion in the upcoming years.

The role is perfect for Senior PWPs who are looking to develop a service and develop their career within Step 2 Low Intensity IAPT.

Please mention in your application how long you have been working as a Senior PWP and please state three reasons to shortlist me in the first paragraph of the supporting statement.

This is a challenging role and you will need to be resilient and flexible to cope with the constantly changing needs of staff and the service. If you are interested in this position and believe that you have the relevant skills and experience, then this could be the opportunity for you! In return, we offer a vibrant and friendly working environment with excellent benefits, including 25 days holidays, plus a contributory pension scheme.

This post is offered as a permanent full-time equivalent post, with the expectation that all clinical staff work one late evening per week (12pm until 8pm)

For more details on this role, please email either:-

Sarah Richardson (Clinical Manager) at srichardson@solentmind.org.uk.

Heather Simons (Clinical Manager) at hsimons@solentmind.org.uk.

All posts will be subject to relevant DBS check if required

PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOTACCEPT CV's NOR DO WE ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM RECRUITMENT AGENCIES

THIS POSITION IS BEING ADVERTISED ON BEHALF OF SOLENT MIND AND THEREFORE YOU WILL BE AN EMPLOYEE OF SOLENT MIND AND NOT SOUTHERN HEALTH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

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