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Emotional Health and Wellbeing Practitioner

Job Description

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.

Post Ref: FWP436

We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled practitioner to support children, young people and their families with mental health concerns.
The post-holder will deliver a high quality, comprehensive mental health service for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs. Working as a part of the Medical needs team but primarily supporting the Youth Offending (YOT) and Special Needs (SEN) Teams to deliver interventions for children and young people up to age 18 where there are concerns about their emotional wellbeing and associated behaviours.

You will hold a qualification in nursing, social work, occupational or family therapy, child psychology or equivalent field.

Advanced training in and/or substantial experience in the use of behaviour and or brief/solution focused and /or family therapy techniques with children and families is preferable.

The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For an informal discussion, please ring James Robinson, Medical Needs Team Manager on  ( Phone number removed )  or  ( Phone number removed ) .

Closing date: Monday, 31st October 2016

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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