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Mental Health Practitioner

Job Type

Permanent

Region

North West

Salary

Location

£27,300 - £36,029

Posted Date

25 March 2024

Cumbria

Closing Date

23 April 2024

Are you ready for a new challenge? Do you have an interest in children and young people's emotional wellbeing? Do you have experience of working in children's therapeutic services?

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated person to join MyTime South Cumbria as a Mental Health Practitioner, providing support to children and young people aged 5-18 years. Support is delivered face to face or via phone and digital platforms.

There will be an emphasis on:

- Providing a blended approach of digital and face to face sessions
- Maintaining active engagement on all safeguarding matters
- Ensuring accurate recording for reporting purposes

Role details:

- Working days: Monday to Friday
- Working hours: 37
- The ability to travel across the locality is essential
- Working in a variety of school and community venues

We are looking for someone who is passionate about:

- Children's and Young people's emotional health and wellbeing
- Improving outcomes for children and young people

The successful candidate must:

- Have experience of delivering therapeutic support interventions to children and young people
- Have a comprehensive understanding of children's safeguarding
- Have an awareness of emotional challenges and how these impact the lives of children and young people
- Be adaptable and deliver support via multiple methods; face to face, telephone or video call
- Have excellent note recording, administrative and organisational skills

Additional Information:

You must demonstrate in your application that you currently use the skills outlined above, and in the Job Description/Person Specifications, or have used them previously in employment, education, training, volunteering etc. This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.

Need more information?

If you require any further information about these opportunities, please contact Abigail Lund, South Team Manager 01539 742626 or 07827822065.

Please note due to the high volume of applications for some posts, this advert might close before the displayed closing date. We recommend that you apply for this role as soon as possible

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