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Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner PWP - Wirral

Posted 4 January by Everyturn Services Ltd
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Salary icon £30,001 - £35,000 per annum
Location icon Birkenhead , Merseyside

We are looking for qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners to join us in delivering the best care we can to our patients. 

The PWP role is highly valued and seen as an integral part of what we do. Our PWPs provide disorder specific assessments and evidence-based low intensity CBT interventions for people with anxiety disorders and/or depression. We work to the stepped care model to provide the least intrusive and most appropriate level of care to meet the needs of the person. Therefore, our PWPs will offer a wide range of treatments, including telephone and online treatment, cCBT programmes, psycho-educational groups, courses, workshops, webinars and one-to-one work. Adapting what we offer to make our treatments more accessible is a critical characteristic of what we do.

Being a PWP within NHS Talking Therapies means joining a provider who really values the PWP role and we have PWP preceptorship and career development opportunities through to senior management and clinical roles.

As you will already know, the PWP role is fast-paced and carries a high-volume caseload. We listen to our PWPs wellbeing needs and provide clinical CPD, self-care sessions and high-quality resources to enable you to support people effectively. The role is varied and constantly evolving with the evidence base and guidance and you can be a part of our evolution if you join us.

  • We will care for you, your role and career development, while you care for the people who need our support.
  • Together we will evolve and innovate services to help us to face the future needs of people with anxiety disorders and depression.
  • Together we will increase access; provide the least burdensome, most effective treatments first; and help more people to recover.

We have permanent, full & part-time (min 22.5 hours per week) roles available, working between the hours of 8am – 8pm Monday to Friday with onsite and hybrid options available. 

This advert is open ended and applications will be shortlisted within a week of receipt.

About you

We would love to hear from you if you possess the following:

  • Holds a PG or UG certificate in Low Intensity Interventions from a recognised BPS accredited PWP training provider OR holds a MSci Applied Psychology integrated with PWP qualification with dual BPS accreditation as PWP training OR holds a PWP Apprenticeship training qualification from a BPS accredited PWP training programme.
  • Hold PWP Registration (or be working towards) with BABCP or BPS.
  • Are looking to work for an innovative provider who really values you, the role of the PWP and your career development.
  • Have a proven track record of delivering high quality disorder specific assessments and Low Intensity CBT interventions that reflect local and national priorities and targets.
  • Able to demonstrate good therapeutic relationships with people.
  • Able to undertake thorough risk assessments.
  • Are an inspirational and collaborative team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to organise high volume workload to ensure effective prioritisation and delivery of objectives.
  • Are flexible to meet the needs of the service.
  • Are committed to improving access to psychological therapies and working within these services for your future career development.

What we offer in return

We are proud to have been recognised and certified as a Great Place to Work, which speaks volumes on how much we value our staff members. In return for the hard work and dedication from our teams, we offer the following benefits:

  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays (rising to 32 days at 5 years’ service) and the option to purchase or sell day
  • Enhanced pension
  • Wagestream - ability to release earnings, giving you instant access to your pay
  • Vitality Wellbeing Programme including Employee Assistant Programme, GP and priority physiotherapy access and shopping discounts with the opportunity to sign up for a Blue Light Card
  • Enhanced life assurance scheme, payment being three times your annual salary
  • Plus, many more great benefits on offer

Here at Everyturn Mental Health we champion equality, diversity and inclusion within the organisation by ensuring our opportunities are open to all and our approach is inclusive. We positively encourage applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion/belief, marital status, or pregnancy/maternity.

We welcome you to be yourself at work and have a range of Colleague Networks for members and allies of the LGBTQ+; Black, Asian and minority ethnic; menopause and neurodivergent communities.

We particularly encourage applicants from ethnic minority backgrounds, as we strive to ensure our service reflects the diversity within our locality.

Reference: 51889255

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