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ASSISTANT PSYCHOLOGICAL WELLBEING PRACTITIONER
Solent Mind
  • Salary £18,549 - £19,975 per year (NB Salary ranges are currently under review)
  • Location Eastleigh, Hampshire,Gosport, Hampshire,Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Category Practitioner
  • Sectors Mental Health
  • Job Reference : APWPMar19

Job Description

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

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.

Solent Mind run the italk service in partnership with Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust which is one of the largest Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services in the country.

Step 2 IAPT ASSISTANT PSYCHOLOGICAL WELLBEING PRACTITIONER

Hours: 37 Per Week

Salary Range: £18,549 - £19,975 (NB: Salary ranges are currently under review)

Location: EASTLEIGH, BASINGSTOKE OR GOSPORT   (Please specify preference within application)

Applications are limited to 80 and once this limit is reached applications will automatically be closed.

In this role you will support the Step 2 Clinical Team at italk, which presents an ideal opportunity for psychology graduates or mental health workers to work in an IAPT service.

Primarily the post holders will deliver treatments to patients through groups and cCBT, so excellent presentation skills, IT skills and a good level of written and spoken English are essential. You will also provide administrative support to the clinical team, which will enable you to gain a deeper understanding of the IAPT model and develop your clinical skills and knowledge.

Initially the role will be based at our Contact Centre/West locality hub in Eastleigh and then will be based in one of our locality hubs in Eastleigh, Basingstoke or Gosport. It is an expectation that Practitioners will also facilitate weekly group treatments and work a minimum of 2 evenings per week.

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 to have strong communication skills, professional telephone manner and excellent organisational skills.

If you are interested in being part of a constantly developing service and believe that you have the relevant skills and experience then this could be the opportunity for you! In return, we offer a vibrant and friendly working environment with excellent benefits, including 25 days holidays, plus a contributory pension scheme. Appropriate training/supervision will be provided to meet the clinical needs of this role.

Closing Date: 22 Mar 2019 (Before 5.00pm)

Interview Date: TBC

To apply for this role :

CLICK ON THE LINK TO GO TO THE NHS JOBS WEBSITE AND COMPLETE AN ONLINE APPLICATION FORM 

CV's will not be accepted.

We do not accept applications from recruitment agencies.

For more information on Solent Mind please visit our website.

Solent Mind welcomes applications from all the communities in which we work.  

Appointments are made on merit.

Charity registered number 1081116

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