PWP - Young Peoples Specialist - Wakefield Talking Therapies
Turning Point
Wakefield, United Kingdom
13h ago

Job Introduction

We are currently recruiting for exciting opportunities to join Turning Point and be part of our highly successful and innovative Improving Access to Psychological Therapies’ (IAPT) service.

At Wakefield Talking Therapies we specialise in evidence based psychological therapies and we are looking for a qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner to join the team.

This role will specialise in working with 16-18 years, working in colleges / 6th form schools, and helping to improve pathways for young people in Wakefield.

Role Responsibility

Whether you are an experienced PWP or you are newly qualified, you’ll join our team in Wakefield delivering step 2 low intensity interventions and as a key member of the team, you will be working closely with our clinical team to maintain our high standard and help us to develop this further.

This is a great opportunity for a qualified PWP with an interest in CYP.

As a PWP you’ll be managing your own caseload providing evidence based treatments via one to one and group settings. We offer a high standard of in house clinical supervision and training with BABCP accredited supervisors.

We offer regular masterclasses to upskill our therapists and support their career development as well as opportunities to access additional modality training.

We provide excellent opportunities for development in this role through access to training around areas of specialism such as supervision, long-term conditions, cultural diversity etc.

You will work with your supervisor and line manager to make sure development and CPD plans are in place for your ongoing growth.

There are also many opportunities for career progression into areas of leadership or further clinical training.

The Ideal Candidate

As well as being a qualified PWP, you will need outstanding written and telephone communication skills as well as the ability to work effectively as part of a team.

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.

We have an active wellbeing working group made up staff from within various different roles in the service who work together to organise events, keep people connected and provide information and support helping to make this a really great place to work.

We also offer the opportunity to manage your wellbeing by working flexibly and, as the service is open 7 days a week there are lots of opportunities to ensure this can work for you as well as our clients.

We pay incentivised rates of pay for weekend working and additional hours.

We will accept applicants with a recognised IAPT PWP qualification.

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