Wellbeing Practitioner - West Lancashire

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
Region:
North West
Location:
West Lancashire
Salary:
£27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted:
22/02/2019
Recruiter:
Matchtech
Job Ref:
EMP431043

Job title: Wellbeing Practitioner/ CBT Therapist

Reporting to: Area Clinical Lead / Regional Clinical Lead

Responsible for: Providing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) based

pain management to patients

Role summary The post holder will work in a specialist clinical capacity

Assess, plan and review patients’ pain management appropriately within the multi-disciplinary team.

Ensure own clinical standards comply with CQC requirements, including infection control, patient safety, equity, protection of vulnerable people and data protection.

Participate in the appraisal process, developing own competence as required.

Contribute to clinical team development and MDT Meetings

Organisation summary

PMS provides evidence-based pain management services to the NHS within the community setting. The role is vital in ensuring that specialist pain management is focused on both patient’s individual needs and the needs of the local pain community. Efficient, effective patient care that is routinely evaluated using patient feedback and clinical outcomes is the essence of the organisation’s business. PMS delivers its services by close multi-disciplinary team working.

Key duties & responsibilities

Area

Description

Core Clinical Role

Deliver relevant, effective and sensitive pain management to individuals and groups, as part of the multi-disciplinary team. Assess patients and facilitate them in setting personal goals. Devise, review and participate in delivering plans of care aimed at helping patients achieve their goals. Communicate effectively with the patient’s GP to facilitate a beneficial partnership in patient care.

Promote patient education and understanding of pain, rehabilitation and self-management strategies, on an individual basis and as part of the pain management programme. Develop educational materials where required.

Evaluate own performance based on professional / clinical standards, relevant studies and organisational criteria. Identify strengths and development potential. Participate in own annual appraisal process, and ongoing supervision where required.

Identify relevant learning and development opportunities and engage in appropriate continuous professional development where practicable. Attend and contribute to regular multi-disciplinary team meetings and mandatory training. Ensure personal clinical practice complies with CQC Core standards, including infection control, equity and protection of vulnerable people.

Specialist Clinical Role

Plan and deliver relevant training/education to patients, carers and staff.

Evaluate outcome of care with MDT, assessing distress/emotional impact of pain, belief and thinking biases, range and level of activity, health care use and work status where relevant.

Ensuring clear verbal and written communication of patient‘s psychological needs to others involved in patients care as appropriate.

Administrative Role

Communicate effectively with the clinical and administration teams to promote the delivery of timely, efficient, patient-centred, cost-effective patient care.

Ensure personal administrative practice complies with CQC Core standards, including data protection.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Contact Details:
Matchtech
Tel: 01489 898 247
Fax: 01489 898290
Contact: Simon Birmingham
Email:

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