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Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Band 5

Main area
Psychological wellbeing practitioner
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive & Fixed Term
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
246-WBN988276-A
Site
Mariner House
Town
Suffolk
Salary
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum
Closing
27/05/2018 23:59

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

JOB DESCRIPTION/PERSON SPECIFICATION
Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

YOUR APPLICATION
It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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We are looking for positive, innovative individuals who are looking to join the Wellbeing Suffolk service in the role of Psychological wellbeing practitioner.

The Wellbeing Service is a partnership of NHS and voluntary organisations working together to offer a range of free and confidential support to help people make changes to improve their wellbeing and to help them cope with common mental health and emotional issues such as low mood, stress, anxiety and depression.

The Wellbeing Service is delivered in partnership with Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT) and Third sector partners. Our shared vision is that we will: Enable safe, healthy, good quality lives and supportive communities

This is an opportunity to join a team which offers primary care psychological interventions for the population of Suffolk focussed around a stepped care approach. This role is for a Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner who will complement our team of staff of therapists, Link workers, Primary mental health workers and assistant psychologists to deliver group and one to one interventions at step 2. If you wish to join a dynamic exciting service with lots to offer you as a practitioner we invite your application.

There are two positions available, One is a fulltime substantive role and one will be Fixed Term from Start date until December 31st 2018. Posts will be based in Bury St Edmunds but travel and flexibility will be required.

Provisional Interview date: W/C 4th June 2018

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Please email Paul for further information

Paul Lugo- Paul.lugo@nsft.nhs.uk