Mental Wellbeing Practitioner PWP

Recruiter
Bupa
Location
Salford
Posted
12 Jul 2018
Closes
11 Aug 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Mental Wellbeing Practitioner
Permanent
Part time - 30 hours per week. (Full time would be considered)
Salford Quays

The role
This is a fantastic opportunity to really make a difference to the well-being of a diverse range of clients and at the same time, an opportunity where you can continue in your own clinical career development.

As a telephone-based Mental Wellbeing Practitioner, you will act as in a triage service capacity where you will conduct comprehensive mental health assessments, make treatment recommendations and provide low level interventions for Bupa insurance members and Bupa Employee Assistance Programme clients.

The role will involve working independently and as part of a clinical team whilst liaising daily with internal and external services/organisations. You will have continuous support from a Clinical Psychologist lead and regular clinical supervision but should be confident in your competencies and have experience working with a diverse range of patient groups.

Responsibilities

  • To perform telephone-based clinically robust and comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment, formulation and treatment planning for clients and members who access the service
  • To perform all clinical roles and responsibilities in line with Bupa's pillars of clinical governance
  • To ensure effective clinical incident management and reporting in line with relevant policies and procedures
  • To participate in multi-disciplinary decision-making regarding clients or members with psychological and/or psychiatric needs
  • To have knowledge and awareness of current relevant legislation and own responsibilities for professional practice in relation to risk issues including the Mental Capacity Act, Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and Children and to complete relevant mandatory training and updates
  • To participate in the strategic development of the service, including the development of assessment, decision-making and intervention protocols and care pathway
  • To collaborate and coordinate with other professionals and agencies
  • To maintain membership of BACP/UKCP/BPS/HCPC or another recognised professional body
  • To work within a clinical supervisory relationship
  • Working within level of competence and recognising when to escalate

Experience Required

  • Qualified to post graduate level in Low Intensity Worker/Psychological Wellbeing practitioner or Primary Mental Health Worker or High Intensity Worker/CBT therapist or experienced Assistant Psychologist
  • Membership of BABCP/UKCP/BPS/HCPC or another recognised professional body
  • Strong professional and personal drive
  • Enthusiastic and self motivated
  • Ability to respond rapidly and decisively
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • IT proficient
  • Proven experience of customer service
  • Working within level of competence and recognising when to escalate

We have lots of fantastic benefits to offer:

  • Strong national clinical network and clinical engagement
  • www.ourbupa.co.uk - website for our clinicians that supports learning, promotes CPD and creates an online clinical community
  • CPD calendar and webinars
  • Bupa Lecture Series: clinical lectures with external speakers held at academic institutions
  • BMJ and Open Athens journal access
  • Clinical Leadership development programmes
  • Florence Nightingale Foundation scholarships
  • Bupa Global Nurse scholarship, inc £10,000 to spend on your own CDP
  • NMC fees paid after 12 months service
  • Practical support with the revalidation process
  • Career opportunities to move into other roles or other parts of Bupa
  • Work life balance
  • Bupa Health insurance
  • 25 days holiday each year (pro rata for part time employees), increasing to 27 days after 5 years service
  • You're paid for all Bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Annual pay review
  • Discounts on Bupa products
  • Free onsite gym and subsidised staff restaurant
  • Free annual health assessment
  • Free annual flu vaccine and eye test
  • Access to health minds service and 24/7 anytime Health line
  • Bupa rewards to High street Retailer discounts
  • Bupa Boost app


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