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Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Education Mental Health Practitioner/Children's Wellbeing Practitioner

Job Type

Permanent

Region

West Midlands

Salary

Location

£28,407 - £34,581

Posted Date

12 March 2024

Rugeley

Closing Date

31 March 2024

We are looking for a qualified Education Mental Health Practitioner/Children's Wellbeing Practitioner to work as part of our Mental Health Support Team (MHST).

This is an opportunity to be involved in an established team within the wider CAMHS structure, as a joint initiative between health and education. The post holder will work across the Cannock locality as well as supporting other MHSTs across South Staffordshire. You will work with a variety of agencies to ensure a quality service is provided. You will work alongside the team to deliver parent, staff well-being, 1:1 and group work sessions. You must be a qualified Education Mental Health Practitioner/ Children's Wellbeing Practitioner and have obtained the relevant EMHP/CWP Post Graduate Diploma qualification following the completion of a CYP IAPT approved training in Evidence-Based Psychological Treatment for Children and Young People (C&Y IAPT).

Main duties of the job

- You will deliver evidence-based, early intervention for children and young people in education settings with mild to moderate mental health presentations, working with a range of professionals to direct best practice, in a holistic, and child centred way.
- Help children and young people within these settings who present with more severe problems to rapidly access more specialist services.
- Support and facilitate staff in education settings to identify mental health and wellbeing needs, promoting a Whole School Approach and embedding a positive ethos and attitude to mental health and wellbeing.

Working for our organisation

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by;

- Supporting your career development and progression
- Excellent NHS Pension scheme
- Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
- Options for flexible working
- Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
- Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
- If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
- Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
- Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, milage paid at business rate s
- Salary sacrifice bikes up to £2k
- Free car parking at all trust sites
- Free flu vaccinations every year
- Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to £250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

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