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Qualified IAPT Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP)

Salary: NHS fixed point B5 +2yrs: £29,180 per annum
Working hours: 37.5 hours per week (in line with service requirements and agile working arrangements)
Contract length: Permanent
Based at: Oakland House, Manchester with agile working arrangements.

Are you a qualified, or nearly qualified PWP?

Are you looking for a supportive team, in which to learn and develop as a practitioner?

This role will be based within Talking Therapies Manchester, which is an NHS Step 2 IAPT provider and Single Point of Access for IAPT Talking Therapies in Manchester. You will work alongside other PWPs, e-Therapists and Counsellors within a stepped care model to provide a range of NICE-approved low intensity interventions for common mental health problems. Treatment will be delivered through a range of modalities including face-to-face work, telephone therapy, eTherapy and facilitating structured groups such as our Mood Management, or Overcoming Worry groups.

Successful candidates will be skilled in delivering low intensity therapy, with the ability to organise and prioritise their own workload. You will have successfully completed an approved IAPT PWP Post Graduate Certificate (or be near to qualification) and must be BPS or BABCP registered. Our service offers a supportive environment to nearly or newly qualified PWPs, enabling you to develop in the role, alongside a dedicated and compassionate team.

We can provide excellent opportunities for ongoing personal and professional development through regular supervision with High Intensity Therapists, personal development plans, and expansive training opportunities, including Senior PWP roles, Long Term Conditions training, and Mindfulness Practitioner training.

How to apply

For more information about the role, please contact Maryane Mohamed

The closing date for applications is Friday, 31 March 2023 at midnight. Applications received after this time will not be considered and CVs will not be accepted.

Interviews will be arranged for the week commencing 17 April 2023 via Teams.

Your health and happiness is important to us, so we offer a comprehensive staff wellbeing package.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and will be subject to enhanced DBS checks.

If you need the application form in an alternative format, please contact our HR Team.

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