Low Intensity Practitioner (part-time, 0.6fte)

Job Title: Low Intensity Practitioner (part-time, 0.6fte)
Contract Type: Part-time
Location: Norfolk
Salary: £26,715 to £32,817 per annum, pro rata
Reference: SC3970
Job Published: August 10, 2021 14:25

Job Description

Low Intensity Practitioner (part-time, 0.6fte) · Ref: SC3970

£26,715 to £32,817 per annum, pro rata

Contributing to the success and wellbeing of the UEA student population, the Student Low Intensity Practitioner will work with a team of Talking Therapists, Mental Health and Disability advisers within the Wellbeing Section of Student Services at UEA.

You will play a key role in assessing and supporting students with common mental health problems and supporting them to thrive in the university setting.

The post holder will contribute to the clinical provision of a busy, multidisciplinary Wellbeing Service, delivering effective, professional low intensity interventions as part of the Talking Therapies service for UEA students.

Main duties will include delivering high quality single session/one at a time therapy interventions for students experiencing a range of psychological and emotional difficulties.  The post holder will be delivering one to one sessions and assisting in the development and delivery of psycho-educative workshops and therapeutic groups, providing online support to students and playing an active role in the promotion of mental wellbeing to the wider University community. 

We are open to receiving applications from individual holding a qualification from PWP Training Course (Post Graduate Certificate or Level 3 undergraduate course) or who are qualified as a Mental Health Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker or Assistant Psychologist.  You will be able to demonstrate relevant and recent experience of working with individuals with mental health and wellbeing related issues and competencies aligned with all the essential elements of the person specification. 

Training on the Single session model and mode of delivery will be available to the successful candidate. 

At Student Services, we value a diversity and inclusion and proactively practice allyship. We therefore, welcome applications from individuals who are passionate about working with a diverse student population. 

This post is available immediately on a part-time (0.6fte), indefinite basis and will be subject to a criminal record check at Enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date: 6 September 2021

To apply for this vacancy, please click 'Apply Now', search the role using reference SC3970 and follow the online instructions.

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