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Band 5 Education Mental Health Practitioner

Employer
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
Location
Bristol
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Mental health, Mental health practitioner
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are recruiting for a vacancy in our Bristol South and East Central Mental Health Support Team. This is a full time position that carries a portfolio of both Primary and Secondary Schools that the post holder will be based in for most of their working week.

*Please note we are looking for qualified Education Mental Health Practitioners, therefore, we can only accept candidates that has completed a Education Mental Health Practitioner course.

At AWP we actively encourage applicants from all backgrounds we are particularly keen to encourage applications from people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, those with disabilities and from the LGBTQ+ community. We want people to bring their unique blend of experiences, backgrounds, perspectives and knowledge to AWP, as diversity makes us stronger.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will deliver, high-quality outcome-informed, focused, evidence-based interventions for children and young people experiencing mild to moderate anxiety, low mood and behavioural difficulties.

This will include one-one work, group work, whole class, or larger assemblies.

The post holder will have the necessary knowledge, attitude and capabilities to ensure that children and young people will have access to timely, high quality, evidence based mental health support.

About us

We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing inpatient and community-based mental health care. We provide services from a range of locations to approximately 1.8 million people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B& NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, across the county of Wiltshire and in parts of Dorset. Our outstanding people promote mental health and wellbeing. The expertise and resources within AWP are dedicated to a person-centred approach for those who use our services and for all employees. We recognise that happy and fulfilled employees give better care.

At AWP we actively encourage applicants from all backgrounds we are particularly keen to encourage applications from people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, those with disabilities and from the LGBTQ+ community. We want people to bring their unique blend of experiences, backgrounds, perspectives and knowledge to AWP, as diversity makes us stronger.

Job description

Job responsibilities

This is a post for a qualified Education Mental Health Practitioners (EMHP) who has completed the Child and Young Persons (CYP) Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) course. The EMHP will have skills in assessment and treatment in delivering low intensity evidence-based interventions with CYP presenting with anxiety, low mood and behavioural difficulties. The EMHP will also deliver whole school approaches with a strong emphasis on participation with young people, their families and carers.

These vacancies sits within our Bristol South and East Central Team.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Successful completion of the HEE commissioned 1yr 'Education Mental Health Practitioner' course.


Desirable

  • A further relevant degree qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working with children and young people, their families and others
  • Experience of working and liaising with a wide variety of agencies and stakeholders
  • Experience of working with children and young people in educational settings


Desirable

  • Experience of navigating complex social systems and environments, who may have conflicting priorities or agendas


Employer details

Employer name

Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Address

Off the Record

Horfield Road

Bristol

BS2 8EA

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342-CAMHS041-0324

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