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Remote Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner 

Location: Remote

Hours: Full-time

Duration: Permanent

Closing Date: 8 February 2022

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Senior Psychological Wellbeing Therapist to join our EAP (Employment Assistance Program) team. This role is remote and as part of the management team, you will support your team to make a tangible difference to people’s emotional health and wellbeing.

The Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner will:

  • Work with the Service Lead to provide robust and clear leadership to the Step 2 team.
  • Provide case management supervision in their team and line management to everyone in their team.
  • Deliver clinical skills training to trainee PWPs.
  • Liaise closely with Vita Health Group clinical supervisors who also deliver case management supervision, clinical skills training, work on service developments etc.
  • Carry out clinical work with an adjusted caseload.
  • Lead on the development of good practice and systems within the PWP team and will work closely with colleagues in Vita Health Group to ensure that high quality clinical services are delivered by PWPs in accordance with NICE recommendations; best practice guidance; and Vita Health Group clinical governance frameworks.

Skills and Experience

Essential:

  • Qualification from Low Intensity IAPT Course working with adults (PG cert)
  • Experience of working effectively with people with mental health problems, specifically anxiety and depression
  • Experience of joint work and multi-agency and partnership working
  • Experience of managing risk
  • An awareness of and commitment to supporting and facilitating diversity and inclusion
  • Willingness to travel, which may include overnight stays on occasion, as and when required

Desirable:

  • Graduate degree in Psychology achieving 2:1 minimum
  • Supervision Qualification
  • Experience of people management or supervising others
  • Experience in managing projects or services

Why Vita Health Group?

Vita Health Group celebrates life. Improving lives physically and mentally drives everything we do.

We are physical and mental health specialists with over 30 years of experience. We work in partnership with the NHS, support the UK’s largest corporate companies to help assist their workforce and provide a full range of physiotherapy services to private customers.

To achieve our mission of making people better, we recognise the importance of investing in our staff. In addition to a competitive salary, we also offer the opportunity of a flexible work life balance, support with continued professional development and a comprehensive benefits package which you can view in full on our website.

Vita Health Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion best practice and positively encourage applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion/belief, marital status, or pregnancy/maternity.

We are actively seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce, to ensure we are representative of the communities we serve at all levels. We therefore welcome applications from candidates with a wide range of lived experience.

We are committed to equitably support the wellbeing of all employees as demonstrated by:

  • Our association with the MINDFUL EMPLOYER Charter for Employers who are Positive About Mental Health.
  • Our status as a Disability Confident Committed Employer dedicated to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the recruitment process. All disabled candidates that meet the minimum essential criteria will be invited to interview.
  • Our participation in Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme which supports us in ensuring all LGBTQIA+ staff are free to be themselves in the workplace.
  • Our status as a Menopause Friendly Committed employer
  • Our commitment to meet the standards outlined in the NHS Equality Delivery System (EDS2), Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) and Workforce Disability Equality Standard (WDES).
  • The provision of access to health and wellbeing services for colleagues.

Should you wish to discuss any adjustment or assistance you might need in the application or interview process please contact recruitment@vhg.co.uk and we will arrange.

Please note, all applicants must be legally entitled to accept and perform work in the UK and all positions are subject to a DBS check.

Any data which you share with us throughout the hiring process will be stored securely within the UK and is accessible only by staff who require it. Should your application be unsuccessful, your data will be securely destroyed after 6 months.

 

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