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Band 5 Psychological Wellbeing Practitoner

  • Job reference: CSH506
  • Location: Wigan, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: Service Care Solutions have had an exciting opportunity crop up in Lancashire looking for a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) to join an IAPT service in the NHS. The position is full-time (37.5hours) Monday through to Friday for the next three months with potential of extension. The position is Band 5 paying £18-£21ph(Ltd) depending on previous experience and shift worked.

*To work within the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service.
*To provide high volume, low intensity interventions for clients with mild to moderate depression, based on a cognitive behavioural model.
*To undertake patient-centred interviews, identifying areas where the person wishes to see change, make an assessment of risk to self and others, provide assisted self-help, liaise with other agencies and provide information about services.
*Work may be face to face or over the telephone
*To work with people from many different cultural backgrounds and aged over 18.
*Collect information and make clear records in each session to be used going forward for patient management and patient supervision.

Person Specification:
*Must be a qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) or hold relevant PWP or Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) diploma with post-qualifying experience.
*Must be registered PWP with either BACP or BABCP registration.
*Must hold a full valid driving license and a car is essential to use as part of the job role

If you're interested in this role or any other positions contact Carly Harrison at Service Care Solutions (01772) 20896 alternatively send an up to date CV through to