Trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWPs) – Full Time 37 hours
Salary £19,409 per annum
We are offering an exciting opportunity to join a growing team based in a highly regarded local mental health charity. You will receive high quality training alongside gaining clinical experience working therapeutically with patients experiencing common mental health problems such as depression and anxiety.
The PWP team at Mind in Brighton and Hove is part of Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service. A partnership of four organisations (Mind in Brighton and Hove, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, HERE, and YMCA Downslink Group) with a track record of providing high quality services to the communities of Brighton and Hove, Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service is a complete Primary Care Mental Health service.
As a trainee PWP you will study for part of each week on the Advanced Practice in Psychological Wellbeing, a BPS accredited course. Successful completion of which will lead to eligibility for accreditation as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (BABCP).
The course includes a rich range of learning experiences which equip you to engage and assess clients with common mental health problems, deliver evidence based treatments, and understand the importance of client values, culture, and diversity.
While many PWPs are psychology graduates this is not a necessity. Applications are welcomed from people with experience working in mental health or similar services who may not have been in education recently. For more information visit https://www.surrey.ac.uk/postgraduate/advanced-practice-psychological-wellbeing-pgcert-2018
Full job details and application forms can be found on our website: www.mindcharity.co.uk/get-involved/vacancies/
All successful applicants are subject to DBS.
Closing date: 12 noon Tuesday 14th August 2018
Interview dates: week commencing 20th August 2018
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.
T: 01273 66 69 50