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Psychological Well-being practitioner

Job Description


£21,500 – £24,800 + great benefits

Wakefield + Surrounding areas

At Turning Point, we support people across the UK with mental health and learning disability issues. A lot of our work focuses on those who suffer from depression and anxiety. As a PWP, we’ll give you the opportunity to make a real difference to their lives provide treatments and interventions that help them to feel better and get their lives back on track.

You’ll join our team at Rightsteps Wakefield, where we specialise in evidence-based psychological therapies. As a PWP you’ll be managing your own caseload providing evidence based treatments via one to one and group settings, It goes without saying that you’ll have prior experience and knowledge about this.

You will need outstanding written and telephone communication skills as well as the ability to work effectively as part of a team. We particularly welcome applications from candidates with a special interest in BME, long term conditions, medically unexplained symptoms, veterans, peri-natal, offenders, older adults and learning disabilities.

In return, you’ll enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress in your career with us.

Running health and social care facilities and services on a not-for-profit basis, we invest every penny back into our care – and our people. So, if you’re ambitious and focused on helping people with mental health issues, join us as PWP and add real value to their lives, as well as your own.

You will be required to work on an outreach and rota basis in the community as the service operates 7 days per week

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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