202010PWPMT - Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner - Maternity Cover

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Posted: 23/10/2020 11:52
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: £25,601 - £31,929
Location: North
Level: Delivery
Deadline: 24/01/2021 23:59
Hours: 37.50
Benefits: Competitive
Job Type: Fixed Term

At Help for Heroes, we believe those who serve our country deserve support when they are wounded. Every day, men and women have to leave their career in the Armed Forces as a result of physical or psychological wounds; their lives changed forever. We help them, and those still serving, to recover and get on with their lives.

And who are we you’re wondering? We are experts and beginners. Generalists and specialists. Ordinary people with an extraordinary passion towards making a positive change to the lives of our veterans (and having fun while doing it).

As One Team we share a philosophy – I.C.A.R.E. It’s the way we walk and talk, the way we interact with others and how we approach everything we do. We are: Innovative – Collaborative – Authentic – Resourceful – Energetic. 

We have an incredible opportunity for a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner to join our team on a 12 month fixed term basis. Please see below for more information on what just might be your future role.

 

Job Purpose

Delivery of low intensity CBT, with additional responsibilities that may include provision of case management supervision 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 Psychological Therapies (PWP core 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  

  • BA/BSc Psychology
  • 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

*Please note this role will be remotely based until at least Easter 2021.

 



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