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Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Wigan
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners- NHS Talking Therapies Wigan

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to appoint band 5 Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners on permanent contracts within the Wigan Talking Therapies division.

Talking Therapies Wigan is a well-established service that has a history of high performance in the Talking Therapy sector and a reputation for providing various opportunities for staff to develop and maintain their own wellbeing. We pride ourselves on clinical excellence and to this end we provide one full session per week of protected CPD time for our staff as well as providing high quality supervision and guidance.

Situated in the North West of England, the service covers Wigan and Leigh area, and affords good transport links to both Manchester and Liverpool.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work within Talking Therapies Wigan to provide low-intensity cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) interventions to people experiencing common mental health problems.

The successful applicants will join an experienced team and benefit from close support of the management team and guidance of our Senior PWP's. You will be employed within the Greater Manchester Mental Health Trust and will therefore benefit from being part of a professional organisational structure within a large Foundation Trust and part of a more local integrated network of mental health and wellbeing services.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

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

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

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to degree standard in a subject enabling the post holder to demonstrate psychological mindedness, e.g. psychology, social sciences or health. Recognized PWP qualification, e.g. Post Graduate Certificate in Advanced Practice Interventions for Mental Health (APIMH) or equivalent Accredited with BABCP/BPS


Desirable

  • Diploma or Masters in APIMH or equivalent.


Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of competent delivery of low intensity CBT for Common Mental Health Disorders Worked in a service where agreed targets in place and has demonstrated good clinical outcomes


Desirable

  • Experience of delivering groups for Common Mental Health Disorders Evidence of engaging groups traditionally underrepresented in IAPT services


Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT

Address

Wigan Life Centre/Leigh Infirmary

Wigan

WN7 1HS



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