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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/05/2020.

Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Job Reference: 150-CG4089-CWS-C

Employer:
Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
IAPT Service
Location:
Capella House, Railway Approach, Worthing, West Sussex
Salary:
£24,907 to £30,615 per annum

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
  • 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
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

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 and EMDR), Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners, Administrators and Employment Support Specialists, working together to deliver a comprehensive stepped care Primary Care Mental Health service.

We are looking for Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners eager to develop their career within an innovative, growing service, providing step 2 guided self-help. Applicants must have the relevant Post Graduate Certificate in Advanced Practice in Psychological Wellbeing, low intensity Psychological Interventions or equivalent, or be training towards these qualifications. There will also 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:

Anne Withey - Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

01903 703540

 




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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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