Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner - Band 5 - Bedfordshire Job In Bedford

Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner - Band 5 - Bedfordshire

  • £18.00 per hour
  • Posted: 20/06/2019
  • Bedford
  • Job Ref: Elliot2
  • Temporary

Job Details

Are you a looking for a financially rewarding role? We want to hear from you!

Pertemps Medical are recruiting for a Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner in Bedfordshire. 

Joining an established IAPT service you will be placed for an initial 3 month contract delivering specialist assessments and Low Intensity CBT to clients suffering with mild to moderate presentations.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Qualification from PWP Training Course from a BABCP accredited provider.
  • Experience of working in an IAPT service delivering assessments, triage assessments, and low intensity interventions. Must have experience of telephone based assessments and treatments.
  • Familiarity with using electronic databases such as IAPTUS or PC MIS
  • Satisfactory references- referees must be able to provide a ‘good’ reference as a minimum for timekeeping and punctuality, standards of professionalism and conduct, and ability to engage with clients, establish therapeutic relationships and maintain boundaries appropriately.
Your main duties will include:
  • Provide assessment and step 2 interventions e.g. psycho-educational interventions, Guided Self Help, computerised CBT to patients drawing from CBT theories and techniques.
  • To offer rapid screening and assessment, informed by knowledge of the spectrum of mental health needs and risk factors.
  • Support GPs and other primary care workers in making appropriate referrals and in carrying out the mental health aspects of their own roles.
  • Conduct risk assessments, prepare risk management plans and initiate appropriate action where indicated (including requests for mental health act assessments and referrals to relevant secondary care services).
In return we can offer you:
  • £100 Loyalty Bonus once you have worked 12 weeks (New applicants only.)
  • Fast Track Registration
  • Your choice of payroll - PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella
  • Assistance with travel and accommodation
  • Expert advice from our team of specialist recruiters
  • Interview tips from your dedicated advisor
  • £300 Recommend a Friend bonus scheme*
  • Support sourcing placements in line with personal and career goals

Have further questions? You can contact our Psychological Therapies team on