Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
BL1 4LH
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust £ 1.0 - 1.0 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 1.0 - 1.0 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
18 Jun 2022
Closes
17 Jul 2022

Job Description

Main duties of the job

The post will involve providing assessment, treatment and Step 2 Interventions both remotely and face to face in a clinic setting.

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 (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
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.

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, Disabled and LGBT+ communities. If you would like to have an informal chat about the recruitment process for this role or would value some additional support, we'd love to hear from you. Please contact Denise Gleave, Recruitment & Retention Advisor Applyor email Apply

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


Knowledge
Essential criteria
  • •Understanding and ability to deliver formulation driven assessment & treatment at Step 2
  • •Understanding of the principles of effective assessment and care management in the context of prioritising need and risk assessment.
  • •Demonstrate an understanding for the need to use evidence based psychological therapies and how it relates to this post


Desirable criteria
  • •Awareness of the role of IAPT services in NHS delivery of mental health care


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 www.. Apply

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Job Details

Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Bolton, Greater Manchester, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
Pay
£ 1.0 - 1.0 Per hour
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
18 Jun 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
17 Jul 2022

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