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Psychological And Wellbeing Practitioner

  • Location:

    Newmarket, Suffolk

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    Specialist social care

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    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Job Description

For more than 25 years, Forward have been working with people building positive and productive lives, whatever their past. Our services have supported thousands of people to make positive changes and build productive lives with a job, family, friends and a sense of community.

It is an exciting time at Forward with the recent addition of providing mental health IAPT services in prisons across Hertfordshire, Essex and Suffolk.

*Provide assessment and low intensity interventions which may include guided self-help, CBT and group work (CBT based) Group Psycho-educational workshops and computerised CBT.
*Undertake patient-centred interviews which identify areas where the individual wishes to see change and or recovery and make an accurate assessment of risk to self and others.
*Assess and support prisoners with a common mental health problem in the self- management of their recovery.
*Ensure quality standards are maintained in the delivery of the service.

*Experience of undertaking CBT assessments and delivering CBT and low intensity interventions
*Working with people with mental health difficulties and people in primary care.
*A thorough understanding of Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) and the concept of stepped care

A competitive pension contribution

Up to 25 days Holiday

Simply Health Care Plan

Mental Health Counselling

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