Trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (Band 4)

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
Scunthorpe, UK
14 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
full time fixed term posts for 1 year

"Working together across Humber, Coast and Vale"

The above vacancies have arisen within the Doncaster Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service.

We are looking for enthusiastic applicants with a genuine interest in working in mental health to join our established IAPT service.

Successful applicants will attend the Post Graduate Low Intensity Psychological Interventions Course at the University of Sheffield which commences in either October 2019 or March 2020.

The applicant will provide high quality services to GP practice populations. The post holder will work within primary care settings alongside other Primary Care Mental Health Professionals providing a clinical service to people experiencing common mental health problems undertaking mental health assessments and providing brief psychological interventions in line with the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidance. Applicants will need to demonstrate a willingness and ability to work within a defined time scale of 6-8 sessions to meet the needs of Primary Care.

To be eligible for undertaking the Post Graduate course applicants must hold a degree level qualification or have significant relevant experience and experience of putting training into practice.

Subject to successful completion of the University of Sheffield course and vacancies being available applicants will be interviewed for a permanent Band 5 position with the service.

For an informal discussion please contact Kate Ashley, Team Manager, on (01724) 867297.

Interviews are scheduled to take place 8, 9, 16 & 17 July 2019 - succesful candidates will then be interviewed for the university course on 18 & 19 July 2019

We reserve the right to close down this advert early should there be a high number of applicants.


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