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Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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*** This post attracts a recruitment and retention fee of �1536 per annum ***

You must have been in the UK for 12 months prior to applying for this post and be able to provide a 6 year address history to be able to complete the prison clearance.

We welcome applicants who have a genuine interest in working within the Health and Justice setting in prison. The successful applicant will receive regular clinical and managerial supervision along with excellent training and development opportunities within GMMH.

The working hours of the successful candidates will be a Monday to Friday across the core working day.

The post holder will be supported with the security checking procedure (Counter terrorism Clearance) to enable them to work in a High Secure Environment, which must be kept up to date as a condition of employment.

You must have lived in the UK and be able to provide 3 years worth of addresses to validate your application. Unfortunately, you will not be shortlisted if you are unable to demonstrate this. This is a mandatory requirement of the enhance prison clearance required for the role.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a suitably qualified PWP with experience of working with adults in a mental health setting to join our in-reach team at HMP Manchester.

You will be working as part of our passionate multi-disciplinary team and identify and deliver appropriate therapies to the population of the prison.

We are committed to ensuring our services and structures reflect the diverse communities of Manchester and strive continually develop and improve services to this end. You will understand the stepped care model and use this to sign-post, refer and discharge to other agencies and teams.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over 6,400 members of staff, who deliver services from more than 160 locations.

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.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

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



  • Professional qualification in low level CBT to allow for professional psychological wellbeing practitioner status - up-to-date professional registration with BABCP or the BPS - qualified psychological wellbeing practitioner


  • Evidence of continuous professional development



  • Experience of working in adult mental health settings


  • Experience of working in secure, forensic or prison settings



  • Demonstrable experience of delivering interventions to both group and individual


  • Experience of supporting service development



  • Working within a MDT


  • evidence of line managing junior staff

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


HMP Manchester

Southall Street


M60 9AH

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