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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/08/2020.

Step 2 IAPT Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Job Reference: 348-QPWPMAY20

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Based At Either Eastleigh (West)/Gosport (East)/Basingstoke (North)
Please see advert wording

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities.

Do you want to work for an established and respected local mental health charity?

Do you want to progress as a QUALIFIED PWP within a Step 2 IAPT service?


Solent Mind is the leading ­mental health charity across Hampshire providing a range of high quality

services to improve people’s mental wellbeing and to promote choice and rights to everyone who needs

our support. Our services operate in various locations throughout the Hampshire area.


italk is the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service provided in partnership between Solent Mind and Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. We are currently recruiting for:


Reference: QPWPMay20


Hours: 37 Hours Per Week Or 26 Hours Per Week (minimum of 3.5 days for part time)

Salary Range: Upon Certification £23,984 Pro Rata Per Annum - After 1 Years Completed Service Then Following April To Increase To £24,584 Pro Rata Per Annum

Location: Based At Either Eastleigh (West)/Gosport (East)/Basingstoke (North)


Closing Date: Mon 03 Aug 2020 (Before 9.00am)

Interview Date: Shortlisting Done On A Weekly Basis And Interviews Will Be Scheduled In Consultation With Suitable Applicants


We are looking for qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner(s) to join our busy service.


Applications from candidates who do not hold a Postgraduate or Degree Certificate in Psychological Therapies cannot be considered.


This is an extremely demanding role delivering evidence based therapies over the telephone, online and to groups across Hampshire. You will need to be highly motivated and resilient to cope with the demands of working in this large, high volume service. Successful candidates will also need strong communication skills, professional telephone manner and excellent IT and organisational skills.


In return we can offer:

  • A vibrant and friendly working environment with excellent benefits, including 25 days holidays which increases per completed year of service to 30 days (pro-rata for part-time staff), learning & development opportunities, plus a contributory pension scheme.

  • Support in career development within Step 2; with opportunities for additional training, leading work streams and coaching to work towards Senior PWP roles within our service.


Our hard working and close-knit team is easy going, welcoming and fun with regular wellbeing groups and socialising. If you are interested in being part of an open, forward thinking and high achieving service and believe that you have the relevant skills and experience then this could be the opportunity for you!

For more details on this role, email either:-

Sarah Richardson (Clinical Manager) at

Heather Simons (Clinical Manager) at

We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community and we are committed to equal opportunities

We strongly encourage candidates to read all available information to support their application, please use the application form to demonstrate that you meet the requirements laid out in the job description and person specification.

If you are short-listed for this post you will be informed via your email address therefore, please check your NHS Jobs Account on a regular basis. Previous applicants need not apply within a six month period for the same role.

A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment; costs associated with this will be reimbursed, subject to taxation in line with guidance from HMRC. You will comply with all Employer processes in order to provide yearly permission to the Employer enabling it to view your status and to undertake random checks as required. If you change to a role where a check would no longer be required this will be confirmed and you may end your membership if desired.

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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