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The Eikon Charity

Wellbeing Practitioner

Job Type

Salary

Location

Full-time

Region

£23,000 - £25,000

Posted Date

West Byfleet, Surrey

Closing Date

South East

23 July 2021

19 August 2021

The Eikon Charity is one of Surrey’s leading charities supporting children and young people to overcome difficulties, become resilient and develop into confident adults who contribute positively to their communities.

We are looking for people with passion and expertise to drive the charity forward and help us continue to be a leading provider of early intervention in Surrey.

We have two roles available: a) 37.5 hours per week; b) 18.75 hours per week, both with a need to be flexible to meet the needs of the service. These are fixed term for 1 year, with potential to be made permanent.

The work will likely take place in a variety of community locations (e.g., youth centres, schools, community buildings) across one or more geographical areas in Surrey. Current areas, Elmbridge, and Runnymede

Main purpose of Job

To engage with and offer advice and support to children, young people and their families using a combination of 1:1, group, online and telephone interventions.

As a practitioner, you will work as part of a team, undertaking assessments and delivering a range of evidence-based interventions for children and young people and their families. This could include holding a caseload, individual, parent & child, sibling, family, group and online, virtual, telephone interventions.

Key Responsibilities

- Assess the needs and strengths of the referred child or young person and help them identify individual goals to achieve desired change
- To design, deliver and evaluate interventions for children and young people which aim to improve mental health and well-being, build on existing strengths and increase levels of resilience
- Record and collect data with various tools and use this to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions
- To take responsibility for own caseload of children, young people and families some with complex and multiple needs
- To involve children, young people and their parents in the co-production of programmes, activities and services
- To work collaboratively with Surrey and Borders NHS Partnership, Surrey Children’s Services, local service teams and other community-based services to provide the most effective service for children, young people and families
- To keep accurate records of individual engagement, evidence of change and celebrate progress with children and young people
- To provide, record and report the appropriate data to ensure support programmes can be accurately monitored and evaluated
- To apply safeguarding and child protection procedures
- To provide written case studies as evidence of the effectiveness of individual interventions
- To work as part of a team and attend team meetings, training events and participate fully in one to one, peer and group supervision
- Provide time-limited 1:1 sessions for children, young people and families
- To take responsibility for the more complex cases/situations presenting within the service
- To attend and actively participate in regular supervision once every six weeks
- To work co-operatively and under the management of The Eikon Charity staff to ensure the highest quality of delivery and support
- To work within Eikon’s internal policies, safeguarding and data protection regulations
- To assist with the development and progression of the service by adhering to all communication requests and assisting with peer progression development when requested through case supervision
- To be responsible for equipment/resources linked to service delivery
- To promote, monitor and maintain health safety and security in the working environment

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