Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Sale, Greater Manchester, England
M33 7TB
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust £ 25.655 - 31.534 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 25.655 - 31.534 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
19 Nov 2021
Closes
18 Dec 2021

Job Description

Main duties of the job

We want to recruit people to the team who have a commitment to low intensity interventions and are confident in their ability to contribute to the demonstrated effectiveness and acceptability of our service.

The successful applicants will join an experienced team and benefit from close support of the management team and guidance of our Senior PWPs. You will be employed within the Trafford Directorate of Greater Manchester Mental Health Trust. You will therefore benefit from being part of a professional organisational structure within a large Foundation Trust and part of a more local integrated network of mental health and wellbeing services.

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 responsibilities
Make decisions on suitability for new referrals, adhering to GMMH's
referral protocols, and where necessary, refer clients on to a more
relevant service or step up to high intensity psychological therapy

1. Assess and support people with a common mental health problem
in the self management of their recovery, and appropriately
signposts to additional or more appropriate support

2. Undertake patient-centred interviews which identify areas where the
person wishes to see change and make an informed assessment of
risk to self and others

3. Provide a range of information and support for evidence based
high-volume low-intensity psychological interventions. This may
include guided self-help computerised CBT, information about
pharmacological treatments. This work may be face to face,
telephone, group or via other media.

Person specification

Qualifications
Essential criteria
  • PWP qualification


Desirable criteria
  • Supervisors course


Experience
Essential criteria
  • experience in working in IAPT


Desirable criteria
  • Group work


Knowledge and skills
Essential criteria
  • Good understanding of CBT and Step 2 interventions
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Verbal and written skills
  • Team working
  • Experience of managing risk


Desirable criteria
  • Engaging underrepresented groups
  • Impact of common mental health problems


Ref: 873607730

Job Details

Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Sale, Greater Manchester, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
Pay
£ 25.655 - 31.534 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
19 Nov 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
18 Dec 2021

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