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IAPT Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Band 5

Main area
IAPT Adult Mental Health Services
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37½ hours per week
Job ref
346-NYA-74-19-E
Site
Windsor House
Town
Harrogate
Salary
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum
Closing
21/11/2019 23:59

We are one of the largest specialist mental health and learning disabilities trusts in the country, with an annual income of £320m and a workforce of some 6,700 staff operating from around 100 sites in Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and York and Selby. We provide a range inpatient and community services to 2m people living in County Durham, the Tees Valley, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.

We deliver our services by working in partnership with eight local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.

We are a multi-award winning trust and are included within the Health Service Journal’s Best 100 Places to Work. The trust take a positive and proactive approach to support staff in their personal development and has embedded the Talent Management approach within the Trust, with the vision of helping people to be as good as they can be, helping TEWV to do things better.

Do you want to be Part of an innovative dynamic IAPT service ? Are you passionate about step 2 evidence based psychological therapies for people with common mental health problems (depression and anxiety disorders), delivered in a variety of modalities including over the telephone, face to face, or online, both individually and in groups?

The IAPT Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners will play a critical role in helping shape the future direction of the North Yorkshire IAPT service by delivering high quality evidence based interventions. The role is a deliberately varied one which has a balance between undertaking assessments and holding a clinical caseload. All PWP’s are involved in delivering Guided Self Help, Psychoeducation Courses and Computerised programmes.

The North Yorkshire IAPT service is well-known for its innovative approaches to working with perinatal women, Vulnerable Veterans, older adults and our commitment to staff wellbeing. We currently have ‘champion roles’ currently occupied by our PWP’s. The service also has a strong commitment to in house and external CPD and places high importance on clinical and caseload management supervision to support you in developing your career. We are keen to hear from suitably experienced, enthusiastic and motivated individuals who are focused on providing patient centred care of the highest quality. The successful candidate will also have the benefit of living and working in a beautiful part of the country as our service covers the Harrogate and rural district.

The IAPT service currently operates Monday- Friday covering some evening work.

We are a Living Wage EmployerStonewall Top 100 EmployerApprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleInvestors in People: GoldHSJ Best places to workMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Improving working livesAge positiveDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Paula Scott-Loftus, Team Manager Harrogate, 01423 852137