Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
BL1 4LH
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust £ 24.907 - 30.615 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 24.907 - 30.615 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
9 Sep 2021
Closes
8 Oct 2021

Job Description

Main duties of the job

You must :

Have an excellent understanding of anxiety and depression and its impact on individuals.

Have an awareness of the IAPT initiatives and main targets set for services.

Be able to manage within a service that has to dynamically respond to demand and need.

Have knowledge and skills in Step 2 assessment, risk assessment and interventions and be committed to the models of supervision provided.

In addition, excellent communication skills are essential and the ability to manage and prioritise a large caseload of clients with a high turnover.

Offers of employment conditional on the successful candidate being passed fit for the post by the Occupational Health department and following a DBS check.

Working for our organisation

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) is one of the leading mental health trusts in the UK.

Serving a population of 1.2million people, the Trust employs around 4750 people who make a difference across 130 locations. Situated in one of the most exciting and affordable cities in Europe, GMMH provides community and inpatient mental health care, alongside substance misuse services across the North West.

GMMH is one of the most active research trusts in the UK, with one of the highest levels of recruitment to clinical trials for mental health. This puts our staff and service users at the leading edge of new mental health treatments.

The Trust provides a range of specialist services including prison in reach across the North of England, a specialist centre for mental health and deafness and in patient perinatal mental health care.

We have been rated 'Good' overall by the Care Quality Commission. Our substance misuse services and leadership were rated as 'Outstanding'

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Principal duties

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

Support the Primary Care Psychological Therapy Service to provide an accessible, efficient service to meet the recovery goals of patients

Support the Primary Care Psychological Therapy Service in achieving it targets as set out by the Trust and Bolton CCG.

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

Person specification

essential to job
Essential criteria
  • Qualification from accredited course
  • skills
  • demonstrate knowledge & understanding of CMHD and its impact on people/lives/family/jobs
  • demonstrate understanding on medications for use with cmhd
  • demonstrate understanding of IAPT target led service
  • demonstrate flexibility / other skills/ languages


Desirable criteria
  • previous experience working in iapt
  • previous experience working in mental health


**Please note, this vacancy may be closed at any time if sufficient applications have been received**

Important Information about working for GMMH:

All positions within the Trust are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, for further information on the checks required please visit the NHS Employers website.

NHS Jobs/TRAC -(Recruitment Systems) - If your application form has been submitted on NHS jobs, we will need to transfer your personal data information (application form) from NHS Jobs to upload into TRAC systems.

GMMH have made the Apprenticeship Promise and as part of that promise will consider all Band 1 to 4 vacancies as Apprenticeship Opportunities. Applicants are encouraged to apply for posts at Greater Manchester Mental Health who have direct experience of mental health, learning disability or drug and alcohol services either as a service user or a carer.

**If you do not hold a current competency based qualification and or the Care Certificate, you will be expected to complete an appropriate Apprenticeship in Healthcare with GMMH.**

The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are aspiring to ensure our workforce is representative of the diverse communities that we serve, and we are strongly committed to removing barriers to employment for candidates from under-represented groups, for example BAME, Di

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Job Details

Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Bolton, Greater Manchester, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
Pay
£ 24.907 - 30.615 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
9 Sep 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
8 Oct 2021

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