London wide Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Programme (IAPT) for Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWPs)
Psychological therapies services across London are recruiting trainee PWPs as part of the IAPT programme to deliver evidence based psychological therapies for people with anxiety and depression. PWPs provide brief structured supported treatments such as guided self-help.
PWP training is provided by University College London (UCL) and is full time. Trainees attend university one day a week and work in service the remaining 4 days a week. Trainees will be employed in an IAPT psychological treatment service. Training course fees on this programme are fully funded by the NHS.
We are keen to recruit a workforce that is representative of the diverse local London population.
Applicants should have experience of working with people with psychological, interpersonal or social problems; either through employed positions or formal volunteer roles.
The course is a postgraduate certificate and applicants are required to demonstrate aptitude to study at postgraduate level, either through degree level education or demonstration of academic equivalence.
As part of the application process trainees will be required to nominate two London IAPT services as their preference for training. All details about the application process are set out in the recruitment pack. This information is essential reading for successful applications.
Recruitment is via the UCL website ONLY at the following link: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/taught/degrees/low-intensity-cognitive-behavioural-interventions-pg-cert
Please do not apply via the NHS jobs website
Recruitment opens on Monday 20th September and closes at 10am on Monday 4th October. Training for this intake will start at the beginning of February 2022.
For more information about the course see: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/pals/study/masters/TPPPSYSLCB01