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IAPT Trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner "Internal MPFT Only"

£21,089 - £23,761
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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***Internal MPFT applicants only***

Welcome! The Primary Care Wellbeing Service is a dynamic, enthusiastic, and innovative IAPT team, consisting of PWPs, CBT Practitioners, and Counsellors. We serve the people of Telford which is an exciting, diverse and growing modern town, surrounded by the stunning Shropshire countryside.

We are currently recruiting for: 4 x IAPT Trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners.

The training post is for one year which includes two days per week at University/self-directed study and three days of supervised clinical practice. The successful applicants will have a degree level qualification and good communication skills particularly with someone in distress. It is useful although not essential to have knowledge of the IAPTus system or be willing to undertake training in this area.

The Trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner’s (PWP) will train to provide high volume low intensity interventions, which will be a range of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) based self-management interventions, supporting clients with mild to moderate anxiety and depression. This support will be provided in face to face and telephone sessions, computerised CBT and co-facilitating step two courses.

As a result of year on year high performance and growth, we are looking for talented and ambitious people to help us achieve our goals by providing gold standard treatment to our service users.

As a service we pride ourselves in providing and adhering to a range of NICE approved evidence based treatments including the recommended amount of sessions. These treatments include CBT, Counselling for Depression, IPT, EMDR, Couples Counselling for Depression, Guided Self Help and Computerised CBT.

We are recognised as a high achieving service which is well known for providing a supportive and enjoyable workplace experience, where our staff are highly valued and recognised as our greatest asset. We provide high quality clinical and management supervision to facilitate this, as well as regular clinical skills training, CPD and personal development opportunities. In return we expect that our team are goal driven, and display the highest levels of knowledge, skills and professional standards.

The interview process will be in two stages, firstly an interview by the team on Wednesday 19th June 2019 or Thursday 20th June 2019 and then an interview day with the University of Birmingham on either 22nd or 23rd July 2019

Due to short time scales, please start to prepare an academic personal statement and approach your referees as the successful applicant will need to complete the University application by Monday 8th July 2019.

Would you like to know more? Then please call 01952 457415 and speak to Emma Boyden or Louise Crook

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) was formed in June 2018 when South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) acquired Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership Trust (SSOTP). For further information please click on the Trust name above.

The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme ‘Step into Health’, supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS.

There has never been a better time to join the Trust and help shape its future; take a look at our Benefits Leaflet to see what else we can offer you.

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