Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWPs)
Salary £22,128 to £24,547 per annum for 37 hours, pro rata for part time hours
We are offering PWPs an exciting opportunity to join a growing team based in a highly regarded local mental health charity. We welcome applications from qualified PWPs for full time and part time roles.
The PWP team at Mind in Brighton and Hove is part of the Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service, a partnership of four organisations with a track record of providing high quality services in the City. Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service is a complete Primary Care Mental Health service which means you will benefit from:
- Wraparound support for your patients from experienced Mind colleagues providing, employment advice and support; advice and information and advocacy
- A joined up Children and Young People’s pathway combining NHS and third sector expertise
- Working with experienced Primary Care Mental Health Practitioners to aid risk management and support of patients who may be less able to benefit from IAPT intervention
The Wellbeing Service is committed to developing the Step 2 provision to offer earlier intervention and quicker treatment to Brighton and Hove residents experiencing depression and anxiety. This will mean on-going opportunities to explore special interests and help to shape the service, working with professionals from a variety of clinical backgrounds.
Alongside your core work of delivering Cognitive Behavioural Therapy based guided self-help over the telephone and face-to-face you will have the chance to be involved in a variety of on-going projects. We run an extensive psycho-educational group programme. We also offer SilverCloud to provide flexible, online treatment. We work closely with the University of Brighton offering student specific courses. We are pleased to be taking part in the exciting LightMIND research project with the Sussex Mindfulness Centre.
All successful applicants are subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.
Full job details and application forms can be found on our website: www.mindcharity.co.uk/get-involved/vacancies/
Closing date: 12 noon Wednesday 20th March 2019
Proposed interview dates: Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th March 2019
Mind in Brighton and Hove is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to recruiting the best possible people to each position in our organisation and aim to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Mind encourages applications from everyone, irrespective of age, disability (including experience of living with mental health issues), gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity.