Location: Trafford, Manchester

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary:£24,547 per annum

Length of contract: Permanent

About you

We are looking for motivated Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWP) to join our expanding Talking Therapies service in Manchester. The post holders will work alongside other PWPs within a stepped care model to provide a range of NICE approved low intensity interventions for depression and anxiety disorders. Treatment will be delivered through a range of modalities including face-to-face work, telephone therapy and facilitating structured groups such as anger and irritability, worry, stress and loss and bereavement.

The successful candidates will be skilled in delivering low intensity therapy, highly motivated with the ability to organise and prioritise their own workload and will have successfully completed an approved IAPT PWP Post Graduate Certificate.

Self Help positively welcomes applications from people with personal experience of mental health problems.

We can provide excellent opportunities for ongoing personal and professional development through regular supervision and training opportunities.

We welcome applications from people with personal experience of mental health problems.

How to apply

For more information about this post please contact Danielle Cormack at danielle.cormack@selfhelpservices.org.uk

To apply for this post, please complete the application form below and email it to:recruitment@selfhelpservices.org.uk

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The closing date for applications is Friday 11 May.

Close

We are currently experiencing issues with our phone lines. We apologise for the inconvenience, and we’re working to resolve this as quickly as possible. To contact us in the meantime, please use the email addresses below.

In light of the current situation, we are making changes to the way we deliver services at the moment. However, please note that all our Psychological Wellbeing services are still open and accepting referrals. One-to-one appointments that would normally be delivered face-to-face will now take place over the phone or through video call. There is no need to call us to confirm – your regular point of contact will call you at the time your appointment was scheduled.

As we are no longer able to hold groups inside, we are running online anxiety and depression groups on Zoom. Further information and bookings can be accessed at: https://www.selfhelpservices.org.uk/onlinegroups

We have also created an online Peer Support group on Facebook, which can be accessed at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/selfhelppeersupport.

If you’re worried, think you may have symptoms of Coronavirus or want further information, see the latest advice from Public Health England.

Finally, if you’re struggling through self-isolation, please don’t feel alone. There are local community groups being created all over the country, which you can find here. Alternatively, you can call our community centres in your local area, which you can find here.


Contact us

Due to changes in our working practice, in response to the coronavirus, we encourage you to contact us via email and refer yourself online where possible.

Please note, from the week beginning Monday, 23 March, we are not picking up post at our offices. If you have sent post to us at any time this week, please contact the relevant service to ensure that we have received it:

Manchester – Any queries about your referral or bookings please email us on: pws.manchester@selfhelpservices.org.uk or if you wish to make a referral please go to our website at: www.selfhelpservices.org.uk/Manchester

Stockport – Any queries about your referral or bookings please email us on: stockportpws@selfhelpservices.org.uk or if you wish to make a referral please go to our website at: www.selfhelpservices.org.uk/Stockport

Cheshire – Any queries about your referral or bookings please email us on: talking.therapies.ec@thebiglifegroup.com or if you wish to make a referral please go to our website at: https://www.mytalkingtherapies.com/

Rochdale, Heywood and Middleton – Any queries about your referral or bookings please email us on: thinkingahead@thebiglifegroup.com or if you wish to make a referral please go to our website at: https://www.thebiglifegroup.com/thinkingahead

Tameside and Glossop – Any queries about your referral or bookings please call us on 0161 343 5748 or visit out website to find out more: https://www.thebiglifegroup.com/mindsmatter/

eTherapy Salford and Trafford – Any queries about your referral or bookings please email us on: etherapy.admin@selfhelpservices.org.uk or if you wish to make a referral please go to our website at: www.selfhelpservices.org.uk/etherapy