Senior PWP Step 2 Courses Lead
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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We are recruiting for a qualified Senior IAPT Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner and Group Lead with a desire to make a difference and want to further their knowledge, skill and experience in a supportive and progressive environment.
Health in Mind is an IAPT service providing evidence-based treatments for people with depression and/or a range of anxiety-based difficulties within primary care. Please see our website for further information on https://www.healthinmind.org.uk/.
This is a permanent, part-time post (28 hours per week) though we will consider applications from those that wish to work flexibly and are open to discussions around remote and home working. We cover the whole of East Sussex (with the exception of Brighton and Hove) and the successful applicant will be assigned to a more specific geographical locality upon appointment.
Main duties of the job
The Post Holder will support the Health in Mind Group Lead in the development and the day to day management of the Health in Mind course programme at Step 2 including being involved in clinically relevant research, audit and evaluation. The post holder will also provide specialist psychological assessments and both individual and group interventions in the IAPT primary care service. They will see adults with mild to moderate psychological distress who may also present with some complexity. The post holder will also be engaged in the clinical supervision of Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners for both individual and group interventions. You will receive support from our Senior Clinicians and your team lead in the form of case management and clinical supervision.
To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID
The client's experience of our service is very important to us. We work towards supporting clients in their recovery by offering evidence-based therapy with therapists who receive regular and supportive supervision and regular CPD. We promote service user involvement. Health in Mind has a Service User Steering Group which provides valuable input to our service design and delivery. We care about our staff. We have a staff-wellbeing-champions team, and are committed to staff engagement. We know that for our clinicians to do a good job they need to feel supported. There is opportunity for varied and flexible working patterns and home working and working hours can be discussed in the interview. We are keen for our clinicians to grow. We aim to offer staff individual appraisals with the opportunity to become involved in a range of activities, such as group-based interventions, teaching, supervision and service development
Co-facilitate Step 2 psychoeducational groupwork Manage the Step 2 psychoeducational groupwork programme Provide clinical support and guidance to PWP course facilitators as needed, referring any complex clinical issues to Service Manager and/or Clinical Lead Make decisions on suitability of new referrals Attend multi-disciplinary meetings relating to referrals or clients in treatment Keep coherent records of all clinical activity in line with service protocols and use these records and clinical outcome data in clinical decision making. Work closely with other members of the team ensuring appropriate step-up and step-down arrangements are in place to maintain a stepped care approach. Operate at all times from an inclusive values base which promotes recovery and recognises and respects diversity. Respond to and implement supervision suggestions by supervisors. Engage in and respond to personal development supervision to improve competences and clinical practice.
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