PWP1219 - Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

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Posted: 06/12/2019 12:37
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Circa £26,123
Location: Tidworth - Tedworth House
Level: Delivery
Deadline: 20/02/2020 23:59
Hours: 37.50
Benefits: Competitive
Job Type: Permanent

Job Title:        Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner, Hidden Wounds (equivalent to NHS Band 5)

Reports to:    Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Team Lead

Based at:        Tedworth House, Tidworth


Job Purpose


Delivery of low intensity CBT, with additional responsibilities that may include provision of case management and clinical skills

Main Responsibilities

  • Support a full caseload of people requiring low-intensity CBT within the Step 2 Hidden Wounds’ service, in a safe, effective and efficient manner,
  • Collect outcome data to support service evaluation

Essential Qualifications:

  • Post graduate certificate in evidence-based practice.
  • Bsc Applied Psychology (Clinical) with completion of basic PWP training

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Experience


  • Clinical monitoring, assessment, and risk management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (clarity and confidence in face-to-face, telephone and written communication) with people from a range of backgrounds (e.g. Veterans and their families, general public, other health care providers)
  • Good evidence of organisational skills with respect to monitoring of data   integrity and project management
  • Computing skills sufficient to use an internet platform, download data, or respond on-line.
  • Experience at using guided self-help interventions
  • Experience of conducting risk assessments and understanding of health and safety legislation
  • Excellent skills in supporting patients using low intensity CBT over the telephone
  • Experience relevant to working with clinical populations

Desirable Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Successfully completed a PWP training programme/undertaken CPD in competencies associated with advanced PWP such as supervision, leadership, service evaluation or enhanced clinical competencies with specific patient groups.
  • Project management skills
  • Knowledge and understanding concerning the major difficulties facing Military personnel or Veterans and their families
  • Knowledge and skills in using patient management systems
  • Previous experience of working in the charitable sector
  • Experience of being involved in service development
  • Experience of successful working using low-intensity CBT with Military personnel or Veterans and their families
  • Experience of working collaboratively with physical rehabilitation professionals
  • Experience of providing case-management supervision to PWPs
  • Experience of providing clinical skills supervision to PWPs 
  • Experience of providing leadership to other PWPs
  • Experience of delivering training within a group setting

Key Competencies & Behaviours


  • Confident and polite manner
  • Ability to build rapport quickly and to understand needs and expectations
  • Positive, empathetic, patient, polite and friendly manner
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Displays the highest levels of integrity, confidentiality and commitment
  • Respond quickly to changing demands and demonstrate strong skills in prioritisation and time management
  • Work within a range of environments and working cultures, adapting personal style accordingly
  • Lead and drive work forward with minimal direction
  • Analyse information quickly and communicate in a concise and articulate manner
  • Well organised with the ability to prioritise
  • Attention to detail in all aspects of work
  • Demonstrates an ability to work as part of a team and be a flexible team player
  • Demonstrates self-motivation
  • Flexible re. hours of work

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