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Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Job Reference: 810-CH3017

City Health Care Partnership CIC
810 PH - St Helens Stop Smoking 744591
St Helens Wellbeing Service, St Helens College, Water Street, St Helens
£24,907 to £30,615 per annum/ pro rata

City Health Care Partnership CIC (CHCP CIC) is an independent, co-owned “for better profit” and co-owned Community Interest Company providing high quality local health and care services in Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire, Knowsley, Wigan and St Helens.

Our vision is to lead and inspire through excellence, compassion and expertise in all that we do and we are looking for exceptional people to work with us to provide the highest possible care to the people who use our services.

We deliver over 50 diverse services in community settings, helping to minimise the need for acute care in hospital. We employ around 2,400 people, which means we have lots of opportunities for progression and development; we recognise enthusiasm, innovation and dedication and are keen to give colleagues with these qualities a chance to shine.

We pride ourselves on providing high quality patient care and our core values of service and excellence, equality and diversity, creativity and innovation and co-operation and partnership help us to do this. We want people who join CHCP CIC to share these values, which are firmly rooted in our culture along with the seven Cs of care, compassion, competence, communication, courage, commitment and candour.

We can offer an excellent package of benefits, including becoming a shareholder in CHCP CIC (at a cost of only £1), giving you the chance to have a voice in your business.

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This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a New Integrated Wellbeing Service

We are looking for an enthusiastic, suitably qualified and experienced psychological wellbeing practitioner (PWP) to work as part of our Integrated Wellbeing Service, with a focus upon specialist weight management interventions.

Our aim is to improve population health in St Helens working with our partners to achieve the best outcomes for our service users.

This is an exciting time to join the team as we undergo a plan of transformation which aims to develop new and more integrated ways of working together and with our stakeholders. The successful applicant should have experience of working in a similar setting and be motivated to support the transition action plans for integration as part of their role.

The PWP will work as part of the adults and children’s specialist weight management service. You will provide low intensity interventions to patients which will be a range of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) based self-management interventions to clients with mild to moderate mental health issues and related social needs. This includes face to face, telephone, within psychoeducational groups and using other forms of media. Innovation is at the heart of our work so a creative and forward-thinking approach is essential.

The post holder will work closely with the full team to ensure that their caseload of clients receive the best quality of care to support their health holistically. In return you will work with come to work with a dedicated, passionate bunch of people who want to make a difference to the communities they serve, supporting each other to achieve the best outcomes.

Successful candidates will have completed aPWP qualification with an IAPT accredited PWP Training Course or Qualified Graduate Mental Health Worker with relevant experiences and competences as required.

You will be expected to be able to travel to base and across the borough and work outside of the core hours including evenings and weekends in line with the service needs.

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

CHCP CIC 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.

Our organisation is positive about employing people with disabilities. If you require your application in a different format please contact our Human Resources team as soon as possible.

If this role requires the successful candidate to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service Check, this check will form part of the recruitment process and the cost of the check will be recovered from the successful candidate upon commencement of the employment/new role. Please note that this check will be charged to you in four monthly instalments when you commence employment/start your new role with City Health Care Partnership CIC.

CHCP CIC employees have access to an excellent range of benefits; for further information, please click on the ‘staff benefits’ link.

Please note if you are not successfully shortlisted the status of your application will be updated to ‘unsuccessful’ on this site.

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