Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
6 Nov 2019
6 Dec 2019

Job Description

Do you want to be part of an innovative and dynamic IAPT service?

Are you passionate about step 2 evidence based psychological therapies for people with common mental health problems (depression and anxiety disorders), delivered in a variety of modalities including over the telephone, face to face, or online, both individually and in groups ?

The North Yorkshire IAPT Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners play a critical role in helping shape the future direction of the North Yorkshire IAPT service and supporting step 2 staff in delivering high quality evidence based interventions. The role includes carrying a small clinical caseload. We are therefore particularly interested in applicants who can demonstrate that they have practiced as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner within the National IAPT Programme. The role should appeal to individuals keen to develop their skills in leadership and supporting front line clinical staff.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Step 2 workers within the Harrogate team. You will need to have excellent relationship and communication skills, and demonstrate a range of leadership qualities to engage and enthuse your staff. You will need to have good planning skills and oversight, to support the team with achieving the challenging KPIs set for the service.

The role will be varied and you will be offered regular clinical supervision by the IAPT Clinical Lead and managerial supervision from the team Manager. Additional clinical and managerial training will also be offered to support you in your role. The NY IAPT Service has a strong supportive leadership team which you will be a part of. You will also become an active member of the Yorkshire and Humber SPWP network hosted by NHSE.

This is an exciting time for the North Yorkshire IAPT service which is well known for its innovative approaches to working with perinatal women, older adults and our commitment to staff wellbeing. We are keen to hear from suitably experienced, enthusiastic and motivated individuals who are focused on providing patient centered care of the highest quality.

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the protection of staff, service users and visitors to the Trust from second hand smoke and currently operates a no smoking policy which ensures all buildings and grounds are smoke free.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from individuals who have experience of mental ill health or learning disabilities. Our service users and carers tell us our staff should be consistently concerned with maintaining and improving care with pride, empathy and compassion.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient suitable applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible.

In order for your application to be successfully processed we will require references from your current and previous employer(s) which must cover a minimum period of three years. Please ensure that the reference section of your application is completed appropriately giving the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current and previous line manager(s). If this section is not fully completed your application may not be processed.

If your application is successful, the information you give on your application form will be used to create and be retained on your electronic staff record and to provide access to core Trust systems.

Please note that if the post you are applying for requires a DBS check, you will be required to also subscribe to the DBS Update Service, if successful, and thereafter renew your subscription each year. The Trust will reimburse the subscription fee.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted by e-mail. You should check your SPAM folders as well as your inbox. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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