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EMHP or CWP (multiple posts) full and part time positions

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The MindMate Support Team (MMST) offers early intervention in mental health support to children and young people, and their families in Leeds. This is a Mental Health Support Team as detailed in the Green Paper: Transforming Children and Young Peoples Mental Health. This is a growing service with opportunities for continuous learning and progression.

We are looking to recruit a qualified Education Mental Health Practitioner (EMHP) to our team that works in Further Education colleges, alternative provision education settings and schools across the city of Leeds. As an EMHP in our team you will work with our clinicians and senior clinicians to provide early interventions to children and young people, this will include both individual and group work as well as supporting settings to implement a whole school approach.

Main duties of the job

Applicants will need to have successfully completed the HEE Postgraduate Diploma in Education Mental Health Practice. We are looking for a dynamic and forward-thinking individual who can help develop and sustain this new flagship service. Leeds has been allocated a large proportion of MHST and we aim to roll this service out across the city. There are excellent CPD opportunities and opportunities to progress professionally within the service.

There is also a strong culture around wellbeing and work life balance, and we are supporting a hybrid model of working. If you believe you have the right attributes to accept the challenges that this position brings and you want to play a key role in service development, then we look forward to receiving your application.

About us

Working for Leeds community Healthcare NHS Trust

Who are we?

Leeds Community Healthcare provides a range of community-based health services across the whole city. We treat people in their homes, local health centres and community hospitals, and work in partnership with other local Trusts, charities and Leeds City Council.

We have a strong culture based on deeply-held values, and our focus at all times is on delivering high quality care to the people of Leeds. In our most recent CQC evaluation, we were rated Good, with our Adult Services rated Outstanding for caring.

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust encourages and supports staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best lines of defence against Covid 19.

Perks of the job

Our benefits range from generous annual leave to access to NHS discount sites. Here are some of the most important ones:
  • 27-33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Highly regarded NHS Pension Scheme
  • A supportive, structured preceptorship programme for all registered new starters
  • Professional development opportunities including coaching, training and education support
  • Salary sacrifice or lease car schemes
  • Health and wellbeing including gym membership, occupational health service and priority access to mental health services

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Purpose

The post holder will be responsible for their designated workload within their speciality area with access to the support, advice and management from a senior clinician whilst not directly supervised. In doing so, they will assess, plan, deliver and evaluate patient centred programmes of care ensuring that they practice within their sphere of competence and knowledge. The post holder will work to professional protocols and regulatory body codes, standards and guidance at all times ensuring that their practice is grounded in the best available evidence based theoretical and practical knowledge.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Clinical

1.1. Demonstrates a broad theoretical and practical knowledge of common aetiologies, pathologies, conditions and presentations

1.2. Demonstrates the ability to apply theory to practice at a proficient level when assessing, planning, treating and reviewing using a holistic philosophy

1.3. Highly developed physical skills in order to demonstrate accuracy and dexterity when delivering care and treatments essential to clinical role e.g. preparation of medications, manipulation of equipment

1.4. Makes judgements requiring analysis, interpretation and comparison of options and ensures clinical reasoning is reflected accurately in case records

Person Specification



  • Working with CYP as an t/EMHP.


  • Working with CYP as a qualified EMHP.

Skill and Attributes


  • Basic therapeutic and reflective skills evidenced.


  • Therapeutic skills and experience well defined.
  • Reflective skills and experience well defined.
  • Working already at B5 level.



  • EMHP post graduate degree.
  • Working with CYP as an t/EMHP.
  • Will accept EMHP or CWP qualification


  • Additional relevant qualifications or training to support working with CYP in MH/EWB role.

Employer details

Employer name

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust


Leeds City College

Park Lane



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