Psychological Well-being Practitioner (PWP-IAPT) - Wakefield
At Turning Point, we support people across the UK with mental health and learning disability issues. A lot of our work focuses on those who suffer from depression and anxiety. As a PWP, we’ll give you the opportunity to make a real difference to their lives provide treatments and interventions that help them to feel better and get their lives back on track.
You’ll join our team in Wakefield, where we specialise in evidence–based psychological therapies and you will be leading and delivering our dynamic Step 2 group and workshop programmes across the district. It goes without saying that you’ll have prior experience and knowledge about this.
The Ideal Candidate
You will need outstanding written and telephone communication skills as well as the ability to work effectively as part of a team. We particularly welcome applications from candidates with a special interest in BME, long term conditions, veterans, peri–natal, offenders, older adults and learning disabilities.
In return, you’ll enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress in your career with us.
Running health and social care facilities and services on a not–for–profit basis, we invest every penny back into our care – and our people. So, if you’re ambitious and focused on helping people with mental health issues, join us as PWP and add real value to their lives, as well as your own.
You will be required to work on an outreach and rota basis in the community as the service operates 7 days per week.
Why Turning Point?
As a leading health and social care provider with more than 300 locations across England, we take real pride in the services we offer.
Across the varied regions, sectors and settings we operate within, our organisation is held together by a shared vision – and our people are connected by the same values. These include belief in potential, confidence in communication, embracing positive change and always treating each other as individuals.
We run all of our services on a not-for-profit basis; instead, we invest every penny back into our services and people. We never stop believing in change for the better, and we work constantly to improve the lives of the people we support.
Our people bring our vision to life. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to support others to fulfilling their potential, here at Turning Point, we don't just offer you a job – we offer you a career.
What Benefits Will I Receive?
Of course, we know it's not about the money. But that doesn't mean we don't reward our people for their invaluable work with a benefits package that includes:
- Comprehensive opportunities to learn and develop, with silver accreditation from Investors in People
- 28 days’ paid holiday a year, increasing with each year of service up to 30 days. Plus the option to purchase additional holidays
- Flexible benefit options including cycle to work schemes and season ticket loans
- Competitive pension and life assurance schemes
- Employee assistance programme and access to online health and wellbeing support
- Flexible working patterns to support work-life balance
- Access to a wide range of discounts, including cinema tickets, grocery and high-street shopping and gym memberships
We reserve the right to close this advert early if we receive sufficient applicants before the advertised closed date.