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Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Full-Time or Part Time considered (Minimum of 18 hours per week)
Across Cornwall
£22,096.53 pro rata
Closing Date: 
12th May 2019 at 11:59pm
Start Date: 
September 2019

Outlook South West is currently seeking qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to work in both our core IAPT & LTC teams or to work exclusively in one team. Woking in the core IAPT service the role will include providing high volume, low intensity assessments, interventions and management of caseload. Interventions will be a range of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) based approached to enhance self-management for clients with mild to moderate common mental health problems such as anxiety and depression. 

If working within the LTC team the post holder will work as part of the Healthy Outlook Team which is a newly commissioned IAPT service. The objectives of the service are to integrate care with Physical Health Services to improve physical health outcomes for service users with Physical Health conditions and Mental Health conditions.

A key component of the role will be completing consultation assessment meetings with service users who will be directly referred to our team from Physical Health services. You will then engage the service user into our adapted LTPHC treatment programme which will include further face to face/telephone reviews, online treatment packages, workbooks and courses. Throughout this time, you will also be responsible for gaining specific measures for outcomes and liaising with the physical health teams to integrate service user care.

For more information please see the job description and person specification below. Please apply via the NHS jobs website (CLICK HERE) by Midnight Sunday 12th May 2019

Please refer to the person specification in the job description when completing your application. 

Whilst training opportunities may arise whilst working at Outlook South West, the expectation is that the candidates will remain in the role for 1 year to consolidate their learning.