Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners Job Advert

Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners

Working With TMHD IAPT Service, North Derbyshire

Salary of £25,000 Negotiable

37.5 hours per week

We are seeking to recruit a Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) to join our team in Derbyshire. This is an exciting opportunities to work with a committed, high quality clinical team in a rapidly changing service which has established itself as a key provider of Talking Therapies in Derbyshire. The post holders will be part of Derwent Rural Counselling Service and working with the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service known as Talking Mental Health Derbyshire in partnership with Derbyshire Healthcare Foundation Trust.

DRCS delivers high quality clinical care within a compassionate approach, which values the dignity of service users and promotes choice. We promote well-being and recovery to help service users to take responsibility for lifestyle choices, risk taking and self- management of mental well-being.

The post holders will provide low intensity guided self-help Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) based psychological interventions through a stepped-care treatment model to people with depression and anxiety disorders.

You must hold the PWP Post Graduate Certificate. We are looking to recruit to a permanent post within DRCS. You will receive excellent support in this role, including clinical skills development, caseload management and CPD.

The posts are based in Derbyshire and clinics will be held in various locations throughout Derbyshire. You will be mainly based in Chesterfield. Much of the activity undertaken at present is managed remotely.

The post holders will be employed by Derwent Rural Counselling Service.

All applicants should go to DRCS.org.uk and download an application form. You will then need to submit your completed application and CV to admin@drcs.org.uk

For further information please contact Mark Penman (markpenman@drcs.org.uk) or Menna Yarwood (07939 035104) with any queries.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of all our staff.

Applications need to be submitted by: Friday 12th February 2021.

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