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Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Job Reference: J236-WL96

Mental Health Matters
£24,214 - £30,112

MHM is one of the UK’s most innovative organisations working with people with mental health needs.  We have a dedicated and experienced staff team of over 350 people providing a comprehensive range of services which cover every aspect of individuals’ lives, from employment and housing to community support and psychological services.

At MHM we help people achieve good mental and physical wellbeing and live life to the full.


Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (Ref: WL96)

37.5 hours per week (negotiable)

£24,214 - £30,112 per annum, pro rata (Plus additional benefits)

Based: Morpeth, with flexibility

12 month fixed term contract initially


You will work within the MHMs new and innovative Talking Matters Waiting List Initiative IAPT Team providing Step 2 Telephone and Online support to IAPT services across the country. As part of a highly skilled team you will be supporting people to access assessment and treatment quicker thus promoting sustainable recovery.


The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate high levels of written and verbal communication, computer literacy, and the ability to form good therapeutic relationships with people.


Newly qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.  Please note:  if you are currently undertaking the PWP Post Graduate Certificate, you must be able to provide proof, from your academic institution, of successful completion of assessments to date prior to commencing in post.


You will have experience of working in primary care and community settings and be able to work on your own initiative. You should have a real interest in helping people with anxiety and depression to achieve a level of recovery which will improve their overall wellbeing and day to day life.


For an informal discussion, please contact Jemma Amer on 07590184402


Terms and conditions for these posts are NHS comparable, not identical and the successful candidates will be employed by Mental Health Matters, a non NHS organisation.


In return, MHM offers excellent training and development opportunities, flexible working (where appropriate),child care voucher scheme, 27 days annual leave per annum/pro rata, plus statutory holidays and a 5% contributory pension scheme.


Closing date: 25th September 2019

Interview date: To be confirmed


The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment


Please note that due to the sensitive nature of the duties, an enhanced DBS will be sought in event of a successful application.


All disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential short-listing criteria are guaranteed an interview.


MHM is an Equal Opportunities Employer 


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