Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


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Job summary

Health in Mind is keen to recruit a PWP Team Lead for the Long Term Conditions pathway. We are keen to hear from qualified PWPs with a minimum of 2 years' experience delivering IAPT step 2 interventions. You do not have to have completed the IAPT LTC Top up training as this is available for you to attend.

Main duties of the job

The role will be involved in the continuing development and delivery of the treatment options for clients on the LTC pathway at step 2 within Health in Mind. There will also be an emphasis on partnership working with the physical health teams and promoting the integration of mental health and physical health.

About us

We can offer flexible working patterns and we provide opportunities for CPD within the service. We also prioritise the wellbeing of our staff and encourage engagement in service development and design and welcome feedback on how we are doing.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be working alongside the Clinical lead and will over time develop the team and support its growth via recruitment and ultimately supervision of new staff members and line management.You will also carry a small caseload of clients living with long term physical health conditions who are experiencing low mood or anxiety in the context of their condition. This is a full time role and there is also the expectation that you will be able to offer 20% of your time out of hours as per the current Health in Mind policy to increase access and offer treatments for clients with Long Term Physical Health Conditions.

Person Specification



  • Qualification from PWP Training Course (Post Graduate Certificate or Level 3 undergraduate course) OR equivalent e.g. Experienced and qualified Graduate Mental Health Worker with relevant Primary Care experiences and competences



  • Evidence of working with people who have experienced a mental health problem
  • Demonstrates high standards in written communication
  • Able to write clear reports and letters.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust



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Sarah MacKichan


Date posted

02 September 2021

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 6


£32,306 to £39,027 a year



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Job locations


The Drive


BN27 4ER

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