IAPT Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner
Humber NHS Foundation Trust - Beverley

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We require motivated, enthusiastic, skilled individuals to support the implementation of a developing workforce and service delivery model in primary care. The IAPT Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) will work within the ER IAPT service providing high volume low intensity cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) based self-management interventions. This will be delivered to clients who have mild to moderate anxiety and depression, providing psychological assessment and interventions for which CBT is demonstrated to be clinically effective. The post holder will work with clients either individually or within groups to facilitate self-help in accordance with the stepped care model and this will include telephone based interventions.

You will have accessed and successfully completed the Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) Certificate. You will have evidence of working with people who have experienced a mental health problem and will be able to demonstrate an understanding of anxiety and depression and how it may present in Primary Care. A qualification within nursing, social work, psychology or other health related field would be advantageous. This post may be eligible for a recruitment premium.

Applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome to apply and will be considered alongside all other applicants. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. Further information is available on the UK Border Agency website.

We expect a high level of interest in these posts and If sufficient applicants apply we may close these posts earlier than expected.

For those wishing to apply for the post on Secondment they must obtain their managers permission to do so before applying.

The ability to commute within the Trusts geographical area with access to the appropriate means of transport is essential.

You will also be asked to prove your Right to Work in the UK and complete Identification checks.

We will apply for a Disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau for the successful candidate. Further details are available from www.disclosure.gov.uk

Anyone applying for a position which involves a regulated activity will require an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check and that the disclosure will, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.

“Humber NHS Foundation Trust is positive about receiving applications from people with personal experience of mental illness and has mechanisms in place to support and guide potential job applicants”. Please see ‘Positive Assets’ link below for more information.

Humber NHS Foundation Trust are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, the Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.

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