Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP x4)

Recruiter
Mental Health Concern
Location
Wirral
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
23 Jun 2021
Closes
02 Jul 2021
Ref
J81-A-21-5053
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
You will be joining Insight IAPT, which is a highly regarded, national organisation and a well-established provider of IAPT services on behalf of the NHS. We offer high and low intensity interventions and counselling, and as a key member of the team you will be valued for your contribution to maintaining our excellent reputation and helping us develop this further through innovative practice.

It is our mission to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the people we serve. You will play a key role in delivering this mission and be committed to our core values which are at the heart of everything we do.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that has experienced recent growth and continues to seek new opportunities to further strengthen and build upon our excellent reputation.

About the role

The PWP role within Insight IAPT is highly valued and seen as an integral part of what we do. Our PWPs provide disorder specific assessments and evidence-based low intensity CBT interventions for people with anxiety disorders and/or depression.

We work to the stepped care model to provide the least intrusive and most appropriate level of care to meet the needs of the person. Therefore, our PWPs will offer a wide range of treatments, including telephone and online treatment, cCBT programmes, psycho-educational groups, courses, workshops, webinars and one-to-one work. Adapting what we offer to make our treatments more accessible is a critical characteristic of what we do.

Being a PWP within Insight IAPT means joining a provider who really values the PWP role, at every level of the organisation. We have new PWP preceptorship and career development opportunities through to senior management and clinical roles. As you will already know, the PWP role is fast-paced and carries a high-volume caseload. We listen to our PWPs wellbeing needs and provide clinical CPD, self-care sessions and high-quality resources to enable you to support people effectively. The role is varied and constantly evolving with the evidence base and guidance and you can be a part of our evolution if you join us.
  • We will care for you, your role and career development, while you care for the people who need our support.
  • Together we will evolve and innovate services to help us to face the future needs of people with anxiety disorders and depression.
  • Together we will increase access; provide the least burdensome, most effective treatments first; and help more people to recover.

About you

We would love to hear from you, if you possess the following:
  • Qualified PWP who has successfully completed a BPS accredited PWP course certificate at UG or PG level. This could also be as part of the MSci in Applied Psychology with integrated BPS accredited PWP training, or as part of the BPS accredited PWP apprenticeship training route.
  • Proven track record of delivering high quality disorder specific assessments and Low Intensity CBT interventions that reflect local and national priorities and targets.
  • Able to demonstrate good therapeutic relationships with people.
  • Able to undertake thorough risk assessments.
  • Are an inspirational and collaborative team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to organise high volume workload to ensure effective prioritisation and delivery of objectives.


How to apply

All correspondence will be through the email address provided on your application form; to avoid missing our emails, please regularly check your junk mail folder.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Paul Edwards (Service Lead) via paul.edwards@InsightHealthcare.org who will be happy to speak to you.

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on 6th July 2021

This post is subject to a DBS check, which we will cover the cost of, and we do reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from underrepresented communities.

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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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