These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare:
We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.
Please find attached the behaviour framework that underpins these values for this job role.
As part of our new expansion, we have an exciting opportunity for qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners to join the highly successful IAPT Talking Therapies service in locations across Berkshire. The Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners provide high volume low intensity interventions, which will be a range of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) based self management interventions to support clients with mild to moderate anxiety and depression. There will also be opportunities to work with clients that may have additional long term physical health conditions, employment issues etc.
The post holder will work with people with different cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary and should be committed to equal opportunities. We provide excellent career progression opportunities and are looking to recruit high quality calibre qualified PWP’s to work across Berkshire to join our dynamic and innovative service. Car driver essential and we would welcome applicants who speak fluent additional languages especially Polish, Punjabi and Urdu.
Berkshire Healthcare helps people manage their health in their local area, through a range of specialist and community services across the county. We promote independence and quality of life through community and mental health services and aim for seamless delivery of the best care in the right place. We get to know communities and the people in them so we can deliver the best services that meet their health needs.
Our team of 4,300 staff provide specialist mental health and community health services to a population of around 900,000 within Berkshire. We provide healthcare to people in their own homes and from different sites across the county.
We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.
Appointment to any position is conditional on the satisfactory completion of the core NHS Employment Checks Standards. Information disclosed in your application will be checked and any offer of appointment may be withdrawn if you knowingly withhold information or provide false or misleading information.
Please ensure your application is submitted with a valid email address for your referees in order to minimise delays in the recruitment process. Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email, therefore applicants are advised to check their email accounts regularly.
Applicants are advised that as a result of the high level of response we receive for some of our vacancies, we may expire any of them prior to the advertised closing date.
Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust is committed to improving the health of its staff, patients and the wider community by providing a smoke free environment. A smoke free policy is in operation and smoking is not permitted on any of the Trust’s sites.
NO AGENCIES TO CONTACT BERKSHIRE HEALTHCARE DIRECTLY PLEASE
To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (https://www.safer-jobs.com), a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.