PWP Job Description and Personal Specification

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Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Responsible to Clinical Lead (CBT)
Salary £25,000 neg
Hours per week 37.5
Annual Leave per annum 33 (rising to 40 days after 10 years)
Place of Work 6-8 Corporation Street, Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Contract Permanent
Level of DBS check Enhanced

 

Main aims of the post
To effectively manage a case load of clients.

Provide comprehensive assessments and low intensity interventions to clients drawing from CBT theories and techniques. This work may be face to face, telephone, group, or via other media.

To deliver a range of evidence based one-to-one or group interventions.

To support events within the community.

To promote the service, and where necessary to generate referrals.

 

Main duties of the post
1.    To use a range of evidence-based tools and techniques for assessments, setting goals and motivating clients.
2.    To manage a varied caseload of clients
3.    To work with groups of clients to help them achieve their goals
4.    To collate and analyse performance data as necessary
5.    To develop effective relationships with a range of external organisations and agencies
6.    To be able to work alone but also as part of a team, to attend regular clinical skills training.
7.    To promote the service to communities and agencies as appropriate
8.    To attend weekly case management supervision
9.    To keep accurate and up to date records of clients’ records
10. To ensure quality standards are adhered to and met and that audits are passed
11. To ensure all statutory responsibilities are followed and reported as required
12. Ensure the maintenance of standards of practice according to SHS and any relevant regulation (e.g. BABCP Code of Ethics) and keep up to date on new recommendations/guidelines set by the department of health (e.g. NHS plan, National Service Framework, National Institute for Clinical Excellence).

 

 

General work-related expectations
1.    To work within the values ethos and vision of DRCS
2.    To contribute to the ongoing development of the DRCS
3.    To work in accordance with all policies and procedures of Derwent Rural Counselling Service, particularly (but not exclusively) Health and Safety; Information Governance and Safeguarding
4.    To commit to own personal development and attend training or development activities as required
5.    To work in accordance with all relevant legislation
6.    To participate in regular supervision and clinical skills training each month
7.    To undertake any other duties as required, and as appropriate to the post
8.    To hold a full clean driving licence and be prepared to travel to different locations depending on service need.
9.    To have a positive and flexible attitude to work

 

 

Minimum Training required for this post

Course title Needed for this post Frequency Other notes
Post Grad Certificate in Low Intensity Psychological Interventions ü
Safeguarding Training Adults and Children ü Every 3 years

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