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VIRTUAL Advanced Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Job Reference: J196-A-21-1907

Employer:
Dorking Healthcare Limited
Department:
Psychological Therapies
Location:
Surrey
Salary:
from £27,780 pa (pro-rata if part time)

Are you a qualified PWP looking for a new challenge? Do you share our passion for great patient care and making a difference? Do you want career opportunities?

DHC Talking Therapies is a successful, dynamic and growing service with innovative career progression opportunities, and we are looking for talented individuals to join our team. Our Step 2 team are highly valued and we pride ourselves on supporting development and career progression. This Advanced PWP role creates a perfect 'stepping stone' into both PWP leadership or clinical progression.

We would like to hear from you if you have strong clinical skills, share our passion for great patient care and enjoy a challenging and rewarding role. You must have demonstrable experience of delivering Low Intensity Interventions effectively and have access to a suitable and safe, working environment.

Why work at DHC Talking Therapies?:

  • We have an excellent reputation for a quality and well run service with great recovery rates as well as great Clinical supervision and CPD. You will be part of a supportive and experienced team, covering a range of modalities, who value staff wellbeing and development..
  • You will be fully supported to pursue skills development and career progression, and we offer a range of opportunities within and outside of the PWP role.
  • You will have the opportunity to draw on developed assessment and treatment skills, and have a mix of virtual work, including video/telephone, group and computerised CBT appointments across your week.
  • We provide daily duty support and you will be able to develop your clinical skills by being member of our duty team working as a duty clinician, which includes triaging referrals and supporting colleagues.
  • We offer high level case management, meta-supervision, clinical skills and group supervision, as well as regular line management, and excellent CPD opportunities (e.g. LTC top up training).
  • You will support the development of the Trainee PWP workforce and step 2 team, and ensure effective communication and problem solving with the Step 2 Team Lead and Senior PWPs.
  • We offer regular support and meetings to develop your clinical and leadership skills, and ensure consistency across Step 2 supervision.
  • You will have the opportunity to support the development of PCN projects e.g. First Contact Psychological Practitioner roles.
  • We provide time for you to be a representative of DHC at university meetings, trainee review days and other external stakeholder events.
  • You will have the opportunity to lead on a champion role to support your colleagues and increase access to communities less likely to access the service.
  • We understand that work life balance is important, therefore there is opportunity for an agreed flexible working pattern.
  • You will have 25 days annual leave (pro-rata) plus bank holidays and opportunity to be part of the NHS pension scheme.

The successful candidates will join an established, experienced and well supported team working to maintain DHC IAPT Service's excellent reputation within our local Surrey catchment areas.

We appreciate that the right person might have their own requirements for the role and are therefore, happy to accept applications that are full-time or part-time.




Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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