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Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (Mid Cornwall)

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum/Pro rata
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Are you passionate about delivering high quality patient care? Do you want to work in a service who values you and supports your development? Are you looking for new challenges and innovative ways of working? If so, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly's NHS Talking Therapies is the service for you!

We are currently recruiting qualified PWPs as part of an exciting expansion which has quality patient care and staff wellbeing at the heart of it. Ideally, we are looking for someone to work in a hybrid way (a blend of remote and face to face working).

You will be joining a friendly and enthusiastic team who are striving towards gold standard ways of working. We have an attractive relocation package for applicants looking to move to Cornwall to work in service. We would also be willing to consider remote working for the right candidate although there would be the requirement to attend 5 days across the year in Cornwall for training, team building/away days.

Applicants must have completed PWP training from an accredited Low Intensity course, have experience working in the stepped care model delivering Low Intensity Psychological Interventions to patients experiencing mild to moderate common mental health difficulties and have PWP registration. We are committed to supporting you reach your full potential by providing CPD opportunities and you will receive Clinical Case Management Supervision, Clinical Skills Supervision, Reflective Practice Supervision and regular Line Management.

Main duties of the job

As a PWP you play an integral part in the everyday workings of the service, from promotional work to assessing patients to providing clinical evidence-based interventions to help service users make lasting changes in managing their mental health.

Post holders will be completing clinical contacts 1:1 face to face, over the telephone, video consultation, group courses (remotely and in person) and cCBT. Where needed, holding discussions with step 3 and/or step 4 clinicians to ensure step ups and safe onward referrals are completed and that patient dignity and confidentiality is maintained at all times. There will also be opportunities for community outreach work to promote the work we do to other services, educational settings and careers events.

The post-holder will work with people with different cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary and should be committed to equal opportunities. The post-holder will be required to work at any times between 8am and 8pm on weekdays, as required by the service. The post-holder will also be required to participate in evening clinics offered by the service between 5pm and 8pm.

Alongside LI and HI CBT, the service offers Counselling for Depression, Couples Therapy for Depression, Mindfulness based CBT, IPT and EMDR. We are currently establishing good links with our Primary Care Networks and Secondary Care Mental Health Teams.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Approximately 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification



  • Degree in IAPT Low Intensity Psychological Therapies Practice (PWP Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner)
  • Previously worked in a service where agreed targets are in place demonstrating clinical outcomes
  • Evidence of working with people who have experienced a mental health problem



  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including telephone skills
  • Computer literate

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


NHS Talking Therapies Mid Cornwall (or remote working can be considered)

Victoria Business Park


PL26 8LG

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