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Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Apprenticeship - Band 4

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
10 Jun 2023

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Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Apprenticeship Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners via apprenticeship route to join the NHS Talking Therapies Service (IAPT) delivered jointly by Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust (CWPT) and Coventry and Warwickshire Mind. The successful candidates will be joining a well-established service that continues to offer high quality; evidence based psychological interventions for our identified populations. The posts are for the Coventry, Rugby, North Warwickshire and South Warwickshire in both CWPT and CW Mind.

The PWP apprenticeship programme is a 12-month course, delivered by Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust Apprenticeship scheme. The programme combines clinical competency development with academic and work-based learning through close collaboration between employers and Staffordshire University. Successful applicants will need to commit to the academic and competency development requirements of the course.

You will need to have successfully completed a Level 3 qualification and Maths and English GCSE grade C or above, or Functional Skills Level 2 prior to application.

Main duties of the job

As an apprentice PWP, you will be a full time Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust or Coventry & Warwickshire Mind employee based within the NHS Talking Therapies service, whilst attending the PWP apprenticeship programme. During the apprenticeship programme, one day per week is protected learning time - taken up as classroom learning, or online learning, research, shadowing, project work, self- learning or University directed study. The remaining four days will be spent on-the-job training within the NHS Talking Therapies (IAPT).

On successful completion of the programme, apprentices will be equipped with the knowledge, understanding, skills, attitudes and behaviours relevant to employment as a qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner within a Talking Therapies service and will progress from a Band 4 Apprentice PWP contract to a permanent Band 5 Qualified PWP contract. As the Trust is funding your training, you are expected to work as a Qualified PWP for the service for at least 2 years.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart'; this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:

  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support group

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Date posted

26 May 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 4


£25,147 to £27,596 a year per annum




12 months

Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Coventry and Warwickshire




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