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Children's Wellbeing Practitioner (CWP)

Employer
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Various
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum / pro rata for part time
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

To provide evidence based low intensity interventions for mild to moderate mental health problems to children and young people with mild to moderate anxiety and depression.

To work with the Early Help Service in the delivery of the stepped care pathway from referral to treatment incorporating telephone assessments, face to face assessment and intervention and the delivery of evidence-based low intensity interventions.

To undertake patient-centred assessments which identify problem areas and goals where the child or young person wishes to see change, and to accurately assessment of risk of harm.

To assist in the co-facilitation of skills workshops based on CBT principles.

To contribute to the delivery of workshops and Mental Health Promotion projects within Primary and Secondary Schools.

To adhere to an agreed activity contract relating to the overall number of client contacts offered, and clinical sessions carried out per week in order to minimise waiting times and ensure treatment delivery remains accessible.

To assess and integrate issues surrounding education into the overall therapy process. To deliver workshops and facilitate formal and informal training/education/consultation to all agencies involved with the emotional care social inclusion of children and young people

Main duties of the job

To provide evidence based low intensity interventions for mild to moderate mental health problems to children and young people with mild to moderate anxiety and depression.

To work with the Early Help Service in the delivery of the stepped care pathway from referral to treatment incorporating telephone assessments, face to face assessment and intervention and the delivery of evidence-based low intensity interventions.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide evidence based low intensity interventions for mild to moderate mental health problems to children and young people with mild to moderate anxiety and depression.

To work with the Early Help Service in the delivery of the stepped care pathway from referral to treatment incorporating telephone assessments, face to face assessment and intervention and the delivery of evidence-based low intensity interventions.

To undertake patient-centred assessments which identify problem areas and goals where the child or young person wishes to see change, and to accurately assessment of risk of harm.

To assist in the co-facilitation of skills workshops based on CBT principles. To contribute to the delivery of workshops and Mental Health Promotion projects within Primary and Secondary Schools.

To adhere to an agreed activity contract relating to the overall number of client contacts offered, and clinical sessions carried out per week in order to minimise waiting times and ensure treatment delivery remains accessible.

To assess and integrate issues surrounding education into the overall therapy process. To deliver workshops and facilitate formal and informal training/education/consultation to all agencies involved with the emotional care social inclusion of children and young people

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Qualification from CYP Low Intensity Training Course (CWP or EMHP Post Graduate Certificate or Level 3 undergraduate course)
  • Registered with the BABCP or BPS (This registration process is new and there is transition period of 12 months from June 2021)
  • A further degree qualification or demonstrate the ability to work at degree level (this will be assessed as a University entry requirement for the Band 4 CWP/EMHP Position)


Knowledge/Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of working with children and young people who have experienced anxiety and/or depression
  • Demonstrates high standards in written communication
  • Able to write clear reports and letters
  • Ability to manage own caseload and time
  • Working knowledge of Health, Social and Caring Services, Education and the Voluntary Sector, together with the relevant legislation regarding both children and mental health.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills to safeguard and protect children and young people's welfare in line with the Children Act 2004 requirements
  • To be able to recognise anxiety and depression in children and young people within a range of clinical and behavioural presentations.


Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Various

Various

TN37 7PT

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