Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Required: Essex
Site: Latton Bush Centre, Southern Way, Harlow, Essex, CM18 7BL
Town: Saffron Walden, Stansted, Harlow, Epping, Loughton
Salary: £23,023 – £29,608 per annum
Closing: 06/04/2020 23:59
Grade: Band 5
Hours: Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref: 367-IAPT-3721
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust is looking for enthusiastic and motivated QUALIFIED Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWPs) to join our Healthy Minds, West Essex IAPT Service covering the Harlow, Stansted, Saffron Walden, Loughton and Epping localities.
You will be invited to work with a dynamic and innovative Team, comprising Assistant Psychologists, Trainee Therapists,
Qualified Therapists and Mental Health support workers. We are also supported by our efficient Administrative Team and work in collaboration with Mind in West Essex, who provide STaR workers and counsellors to support our service.
As a PWP, you will be offered the opportunity to work within areas that enthuse you; whether these include providing individualised guided self-help, a variety of group interventions, working closely with High Intensity Therapists and online provision.
As well as traditional treatments for anxiety disorders and depression, the Service also provides long term condition pathways, involving co-location opportunities with colleagues from a variety of physical health settings, and strong, sustained links with Carer and Older Adult populations.
PWPs have the opportunity to undertake projects to support flexible patient care, such as delivering step 2 courses and are encouraged to champion their own specific areas of interest
The Service uses telephone, face-to-face and also WebEx methods of communication to support patients to access and engage with treatment.
Clinics can be held at local bases or within GP surgeries/community venues, affording flexibility for both clinician and patient.
In addition to line management, you will be supported in your role through clinical supervision – weekly individual case management supervision, and a fortnightly clinical skills supervision group.