Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP)

Recruiter
SUSSEX COMMUNITY NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
Location
Chichester
Posted
10 Nov 2019
Closes
10 Dec 2019
Ref
1302413726
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • 14 inpatient and outpatient locations, serving a total community of 1.3 million people
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • Stonewall Diversity Champions, and Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

Trainees are welcome to apply.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Time to Talk Coastal. We provide a range of NICE compliant face to face, telephone and group psychological therapies, including Step 2 and Step 3 psychological therapy interventions.

The multidisciplinary team consists of Psychological Therapists (providing CBT, counselling, IPT, mindfulness, EMDR), Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners, Administrators and Employment Support Specialists, working together to deliver a comprehensive stepped care Primary Care Mental Health service.

The successful applicants will be qualified Psychological Practitioners eager to develop their career within an innovative, growing service, providing Step 2 guided self-help. There will be opportunities for face to face and small group work. Patients present with a wide range of common mental health disorders and applicants will need to be emotionally resilient to manage a high volume caseload.

You will receive support and supervision from the Lead Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner and will play an active role in the continued service development of Time to Talk.

We are working toward providing our patients with a service between 8am and 8pm, so you must be willing to work flexible hours.

The successful candidates must be willing and able to travel across the coastal locality and throughout West Sussex.

This is a very friendly and supportive service and staff value the encouraging and helpful environment in which they work as a team.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Kirsty Stanton - Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

01273 265967

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