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Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Band 5

Main area
Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
306-IAPT16-RP
Site
Enfield and Barnet IAPT
Town
Enfield and Barnet
Salary
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum +Outer London HCAS
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
28/09/2020 23:59

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.

In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care.

BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS), rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. This service treats and cares for people within the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We have also been appointed as the lead provider of forensic mental health services across North London managing the devolved New Models of care budget of £170m from 2018/19. NLFS delivers mental health care across some of the prisons and provides mental health services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury.

We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services and mental health liaison services in North Middlesex University Hospitals Trust.

Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.​

 

WE’RE PROUD OF THE SUCCESS OF OUR Let’s Talk IAPT SERVICE AND WE HAVE AMBITIOUS PLANS FOR THE FUTURE.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN US?

This is your opportunity to join our established IAPT service.

We have the following vacancies:

PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING PRACTITIONER (QUALIFIED) Band 5

This exciting role will involve providing brief evidence-based interventions in primary care, helping with mental health promotion initiatives and supporting practice development around mental health.

The Barnet IAPT Team is based at Westgate House, Edgware Community Hospital, and Enfield IAPT Team is based at Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield. You may also work from GP practices and in community settings with both posts. There may also be the option of working remotely one day a week.

You will be able to access training and staff development, as well as our robust supervision and governance systems.

You will need to have excellent communication skills and a real interest in and knowledge of working with adults experiencing a range of mental health difficulties and psychosocial problems in a primary care setting. Enthusiasm, confidence and the ability to work flexibly and without close direction are essential.

This post is subject to enhanced criminal records disclosure. 

For further information please contact:
Barnet IAPT – Lucy Furbank (Step 2 Lead) on Lucy.Furbank@nhs.net.
Enfield IAPT – Karen Linnane (Step 2 Lead) on 07392 193220 karen.linnane@nhs.net

Closing date: 28.09.2020

Interview date: 07.10.2020 & 08.10.20

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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