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Trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Job
Full time
Wellbeing Suffolk, Mariner House, Ipswich, IP1 2GA
Salary: £20,150 - £23,363 gross per annum

Suffolk Wellbeing are pleased to be able to offer an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our team as a Trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) Band 4. After successful completion of the training course you would be employed at Band 5.

The posts will be based in Bury St Edmunds, but travel will be required as part of the role during training and post qualification across Suffolk and Norfolk. This is a full time training post which will comprise of 3 days in service, 1 day at university and 1 self directed study day per week. Working hours are between 8am and 8pm.

The trainee PWP position involves undertaking the PG or UG Certificate in evidence based low intensity CBT at UEA (depending on qualifications).

We welcome applications from candidates who do not have a degree or who may not have recent study experience or qualifications, but who do have good experience in a caring capacity such as in a support, care or admin work role for example and who are interested in supporting patients with anxiety and depression in using cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) self help. If this applies to you, and you are successful at interview we have a short online access course to help you prepare for the training and to build study skills and confidence as well as learn more about IAPT. We recommend you view the low intensity CBT information and videos on the UEA website under MED/IAPT to learn more about the role of the PWP.

If you are invited to interview, you must bring with you any academic qualification certificates and evidence you hold, as applicable. Offers cannot be made without this information.

We are seeking an individual with the knowledge and skills to work as part of a team and be innovative in their approach. You will need to be flexible and have the ability to cope in a highly demanding training role and demonstrate a high level of organisational skill.

You will work under the direction of the Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner.

Interviews will be held on 10th and 11th December 2018 (subject to change).

The training course is anticipated to begin in March 2019


Benefits included with this role are:-

    • NHS pension

      • A comprehensive in house & external training programmes

        • Career progression

          • Starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)

            • Staff physio service

              • Gym membership

                • NHS discounts and many more.

                To find out more about the job role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today!

                NSFT is committed to lifelong learning and continuous professional development (CPD) for its entire staff. There are a variety of definitions of CPD across the professions but it is usually taken to mean learning activities which update existing skills.

                CPD is determined through appraisal with a personal development plan agreed between an individual and their manager, with the commitment of the necessary time and resources.

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