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Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

About us

Big Life is in the business of changing lives. We fight inequality by working with people and places to create opportunities and inspire change. Whatever service we deliver to help people to change their lives, we do things the Big Life Way.

What you’ll be doing

Are you looking to join a supportive team where you can learn and develop as a practitioner? As a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner within our NHS Stockport Talking Therapies service, you’ll assess and support adults who are experiencing common mental health difficulties such as mild to moderate symptoms of depression, anxiety and low mood. You’ll typically work with clients on a one-to-one basis, in groups or/and provide support for an eTherapy programme.

What we need from you
  • You will be a qualified PWP, as part of a certified IAPT programme.
  • You will have strong written and spoken communication skills.
  • You will be confident in your ability to work flexibly without close direction.
  • You will be able to apply low-intensity therapeutic interventions to clinical problems.
  • You will have good time management and organisational skills relating to the overall number of client contacts offered and clinical sessions carried out per week.
  • You will be interested in using clinical supervision positively and effectively.
  • You will need an enhanced level DBS check for this role.
What we will offer you in return
  • An annual salary of £30,639 (NHS B5 plus two years).
  • A permanent, full-time contract (37.5 hours per week).
  • 25 days holiday, and 30 once you’ve been here five years.
  • Ongoing personal and professional development through regular supervision
  • A supportive, flexible approach to managing staff health and wellbeing, including a wide range of perks, schemes and support.
What next?

If you’re ready to make a difference to people’s lives and improve metal health, and possess the necessary skills, then click apply and complete the short application process.

Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification. We are dedicated to creating a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace and would especially like to hear from applicants from Black, Asian and other racially marginalised communities.

The closing date for applications is Friday, 29 September. Applications received after this time will not be considered and CVs will not be accepted. Interviews will take place early October.

Big Life strives to be diverse and inclusive - a place where we can all be ourselves. We strongly encourage applicants from all parts of society. You can read on our careers site about the actions we are taking ourselves to fight inequality and inspire change.

We actively value the lived experiences and expertise of our staff, volunteers and the people who use our service and see the extra value that they bring to our organisation.