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Posted: March 13, 2009

Vacancy: Condition management practitioner

Employer: Seetec, Dudley, Birmingham

Contract type: The post is part-time for 3 days a week initially, but further hours may be negotiated.

Salary: c. 23,000 pro rata

Details: Are you looking for a job where you can really feel that you are making a real difference to people?s lives? As part of the Pathways to Work initiative, working in partnership with Jobcentre Plus, Seetec is delivering the Condition Management Programme in the Black Country.

Condition Management Programmes are voluntary, bio psycho educational based provision, delivered by experienced health professionals, to help new and existing Incapacity Benefit (IB) customers better understand & manage their symptoms and improve self confidence leading to them to be better placed to consider other initiatives to help them return to work

The programme is delivered in partnership with The Priory and Rehab Works, in order to provide comprehensive support from physical, social and occupational perspectives.

CMP Practitioners conduct occupational assessments of IB customers presenting with mild to moderate health conditions in order to identify what changes an individual might need to make in their lives, in order to get back into leading the lives they want to lead.

You will provide condition management advice through 1:1 case management and/or group interventions and/or referral to appropriate services.

CMP Practitioners will be required to possess excellent communication and time management skills and to use advanced clinical reasoning skills and assessment techniques to facilitate a return to employment.

Applications are welcomed from all professional backgrounds including occupational psychology, occupational therapy, mental health practitioners and similar.

The post may particularly suit someone looking to develop their careers in health or occupational psychology.

The current vacancy is in Dudley, but travel may be required across the Black Country region.

The post is part time for 3 days a week initially, but further hours may be negotiated.

Salary: c. 23,000 pro rata

To apply: We would like a CV and covering letter detailing how you feel you have the skills and experience relevant for this position. Email to , or alternatively post to Seetec, HR Department, Main Road, Hockley, Essex, SS5 4RG.

Closing date: ongoing

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