Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) - HMP Service

Posted 11 March 2024
Salary Hourly Rate / Salary to be negotiated
Discipline Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner
ReferenceHMP - Essex
Contact NameNicole Jordan

Job description

Job Opportunity: Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) - HMP Service

Are you passionate about supporting individuals with common mental health problems? We have an exciting opportunity for a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) to join our team at HMP Essex.

Role Overview: As a PWP within the prison setting, you’ll play a crucial role in assessing and supporting individuals experiencing anxiety disorders and depression. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting patient interviews to identify areas for change in thoughts, feelings, or behaviors.
  • Carrying out risk assessments.
  • Providing phone, online, or face-to-face support.
  • Working one-to-one or in groups/workshops.
  • Enjoy flexible working hours, including the possibility of remote work.


  • PG Diploma in Low-Intensity Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (LI CBT).
  • Ability to travel to the HMP Essex location.
  • Experience in delivering evidence-based interventions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Position Type: This role is available as either a permanent or locum position, and rates will be negotiated based on experience and qualifications.

About Us: We partner with Hunter Mental Health, a dedicated recruitment agency specializing in mental health placements. Join us in making a difference in mental health care within the prison system.

Interested? Let’s connect! Request a call back or explore our current roles in mental health nursing and related fields:

  • Registered Mental Health Nurses
  • Community Mental Health Nurses
  • Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapists
  • Community Nurses
  • District Nurses
  • Psychologists
  • CAMHS Practitioners
  • CHC Assessors

Why choose us? We’re committed to your professional and personal well-being, and our values of integrity and work ethic drive us to excellence every time. Discover the career opportunities awaiting you with Hunter Mental Health!

Learn more about us on our website.