Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWPs) help people who are under stress, who may have anxiety and low mood or feel depressed. PWPs have a thorough training in how to provide effective, tried and tested NHS treatments to help people feel better and able to live a more fulfilled life.

PWPs help people who are experiencing a range of difficulties, including those related to relationships and employment. PWPs enjoy a wide variety in their role and there are opportunities to deliver treatment through:

  • Digital platforms
  • Courses
  • Face to face/in person work
  • By telephone

PWPs have the opportunity to specialise in areas of interest and get involved in projects such as living with long term health conditions and our innovative weight management programme.

Qualities we’re looking for

We are looking for people who are caring and who have a passion for mental health.

The ideal candidate will have previous professional or life experience giving them personal qualities suitable for training as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner and working in an NHS Talking Therapies service.

Listen to Tania, one of our Step 3 Team Leads, talk about our ideal candidate.

Page last reviewed: 14 June, 2023