Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Posted 12 days ago by Help for Heroes
Location Catterick Garrison Job Type Permanent
Salary £26,123 Sector Psychology Graduate, Psychotherapy

Job Title: Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner, Hidden Wounds (equivalent to NHS Band 5)

Reports to: Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Team Lead

Based at: Phoenix House Recovery Centre, Catterick, DL9 3AW

Job Purpose

Delivery of low intensity CBT, with additional responsibilities that may include provision of case management and clinical skills.

Main Responsibilities

  • Support a full caseload of people requiring low-intensity CBT within the Step 2 Hidden Wounds’ service, in a safe, effective and efficient manner,
  • Collect outcome data to support service evaluation

Essential Qualifications

  • Successfully completed a BPS accredited IAPT training programme at PG Cert or Degree Level 6

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Successfully completed a PWP training programme/undertaken CPD in competencies associated with advanced PWP such as supervision, leadership, service evaluation or enhanced clinical competencies with specific patient groups.

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Clinical monitoring, assessment, and risk management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (clarity and confidence in face-to-face, telephone and written communication) with people from a range of backgrounds (e.g. Veterans and their families, general public, other health care providers)
  • Good evidence of organisational skills with respect to monitoring of data   integrity and project management
  • Computing skills sufficient to use an internet platform, download data, or respond on-line.
  • Experience at using guided self-help interventions
  • Experience of conducting risk assessments and understanding of health and safety legislation
  • Excellent skills in supporting patients using low intensity CBT over the telephone
  • Experience relevant to working with clinical populations

Desirable Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Project management skills
  • Knowledge and understanding concerning the major difficulties facing Military personnel or Veterans and their families
  • Knowledge and skills in using patient management systems
  • Previous experience of working in the charitable sector
  • Experience of being involved in service development
  • Experience of successful working using low-intensity CBT with Military personnel or Veterans and their families
  • Experience of working collaboratively with physical rehabilitation professionals
  • Experience of providing case-management supervision to PWPs
  • Experience of providing clinical skills supervision to PWPs 
  • Experience of providing leadership to other PWPs
  • Experience of delivering training within a group setting

Key Competencies & Behaviours

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to liaise with colleagues and in person and on the telephone.
  • Resourceful in addressing challenges related to work duties; uses initiative to solve problems related to work duties
  • Ability to relate constructively to colleagues; ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Well organised with good administrative skills
  • Willingness to work flexibly to fit in with demands of the post
  • Honesty and integrity, especially around matters to do with confidentiality, ethics and clinical governance
  • Punctuality and reliability
  • Willingness to engage in continuous professional development
  • Actively participate as a member of a team
  • Able to travel as required for successful completion of the work

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