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Psychological Well Being Practitioner

Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England
£ 24214 - 30112 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
16 Aug 2019
14 Sep 2019

Job Description

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) with special interests to join the Doncaster Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service. Within this role protected time will be provided to develop the service and increase access rates.
The Doncaster IAPT service is looking to develop specialities and variety within the PWP role through creating 'champions' within the PWP role and across areas of service improvement and development. For example, champions for older people, black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups, military veterans, LGBT and travellers. Through creating these opportunities this will enhance and widen the practitioner's skill set through gaining experience in project management, stakeholder engagement and partnership work, as well as more specialist clinical skills.
We are a well-established and high performing IAPT, with the service originally being one of the national IAPT demonstration sites in 2006.
The Doncaster IAPT service provides a wide range of evidence-based psychological interventions options, including: low intensity CBT, CBT, EMDR, brief counselling, CfD, IPT and couples therapy for Depression.
You will often be working independently within GP practices and community settings but under the supervision of an experienced practitioner and have the motivation and capacity to help develop the service and improve patient care. In particular you will help deliver and support the treatment of anxiety and depression in primary care using a range of evidence-based treatments including psycho-education and guided self-help, predominantly face-to-to-face, but also with a facility for group and computerised formats. You will receive regular supervision and attend regular Continuing Professional Development for the service.
Applicants must embrace the core values of the organisation by demonstrating that they are:
  • Passionate
  • Reliable
  • Caring
  • Safe
  • Empowering and supportive
  • Open and transparent
  • Progressive
The interviews will be held on Monday 16September 2019.
For further information contact Tim Godley (Team Manager) on Applyor Apply.
We reserve the right to close down this advert early should there be a high number of applicants.
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Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust is committed to our responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk as outlined in Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015 and Care Act 2014.
We are committed to recruiting candidates who share the commitment to safeguarding, and therefore we apply robust recruitment and selection procedures to ensure that the people selected are right for the job, and that all candidates are appropriately screened prior to appointment and periodically during their employment
DBS disclosures are mandatory before commencement of employment within the Trust. Therefore, if you are in a position that is deemed a regulated adult and/or child care role, you will not be able to start your employment until we have received a satisfactory DBS clearance.
Safeguarding Policies for the Trust can be accessed via the document links.
The Trust is committed to equal opportunities in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community in order to maintain a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.
The first 6 months of employment with the Trust will be a probationary period which may be extended by the Trust for a further 6 months.

Ref: DCG429_crt:1565917505456

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