Trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Wilmslow, Cheshire, England
SK10 4TF
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust £ 21.892 - 24.157 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 21.892 - 24.157 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
9 Jun 2021
Closes
8 Jul 2021

Job Description

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a range of evidence based, clinical interventions on both a 1-1 and group basis.

The post holder will be competent in managing their own workload under supervision, ensuring that referrals to the service are completed within a timely manner. Upon successful completion of the PWP course, there will be requirements for the post holder to provide supervision and peer support to junior staff and support service development.

Working for our organisation

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.

Detailed job description and main responsibilitiesMain Duties & Responsibilities
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Duty/Responsibility
Principal Responsibilities
  • Deliver evidence-based brief interventions on both a 1:1 and group basis, depending on service need, using a range of methods within the IAPT Framework for people experiencing difficulties with mild to moderate anxiety and depression/ common mental health problems


  • Support the integrated mental health team to provide an accessible, efficient service to meet the recovery goals of patients


  • Support the integrated mental health team in achieving it targets as set out by the Trust.


  • The post holder will cater to the individual needs of patients within the remit of the service. This includes working with people with different cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary, being committed to equal opportunities and adhering to Accessibility Information Standards



Clinical
  • Accept referrals via agreed protocols within the service and develop programmes of care packages.


  • Assess and support people with a common mental health problem in the self-management of their recovery.


  • Undertake patient-centred interviews which identifies areas where the person wishes to see change and, or, recovery and make an accurate assessment of risk to self and others.

  • Make decisions on the suitability of Step 2 interventions; adhering to the department's protocols; step up patients' requiring more than a Step 2 intervention to a higher intensity of psychological therapy within the service or; signpost on to other community services; or direct back to the person's GP.

  • Provide a range of information and support for evidence based high-volume low-intensity psychological treatments. This may include guided self-help, CBT, information about pharmacological treatments. This work will be face to face, .


  • Educate and involve family members and others in treatment as necessary.


  • Adhere to an agreed plan of clinical activity relating to the overall number of client contacts offered, and clinical sessions carried out per week in order to minimise waiting times and ensure treatment delivery remains accessible and convenient.

  • Attend multi-disciplinary meetings relating to referrals or clients in treatment, where appropriate.


  • Complete all requirements relating to data collection within the service.


  • Keep clinical records of all patient related activity in line with service protocols and use these records and clinical outcome data in clinical decision making.


  • Work closely with other members of the service ensuring appropriate step-up and step-down arrangements are in place to maintain a stepped care approach.


  • Assess and integrate issues surrounding work and employment into the overall therapy process.


  • Operate at all times from an inclusive values base which promotes recovery and recognises and respe

Ref: 660632098

Job Details

Trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Wilmslow, Cheshire, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
Pay
£ 21.892 - 24.157 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
9 Jun 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
8 Jul 2021

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