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Senior Children's Wellbeing Practitioner

Employer
Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Durham
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Feb 2023

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Profession
Practitioner
Service
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Senior Children's Wellbeing Practitioner (CWP) in our newly established Getting Help Team in Durham and Darlington, within the Children and Young People's Service.

We are keen to hear from suitably qualified and experienced individuals who are motivated and focused on delivering high quality patient care.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work within the North Durham Children's community team supporting the CWP's and being a vital part of the development of Children's Wellbeing Practitioner role within the role. They will need to offer both clinical and caseload supervision, alongside delivering high-quality; brief outcome focused evidence-based interventions for children and young people experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties.

Working as a part of a multi-disciplinary team and liaising closely with other agencies you will assess, plan and implement care for children with mental health needs.

The post holder will be supported to attend continuing professional development sessions and link in with the university training programme for current and future CWP's.

If you have excellent communication skills and are committed to providing a high quality, flexible service to children then we want to hear from you.

About us

We are the Mental Health & Learning Disability NHS Trust for County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby.

From education and prevention, to crisis and specialist care --our talented and compassionate teams work in partnership with our patients, communities and partners to help the people of our region feel safe, understood, believed in and cared for.

We nurture the recovery journey of anyone in need of our help. In Our Trust, everyone has a say in how they are supported and treated because we listen to every person in our care until they feel understood. Our patients, their families and carers work together with us towards better mental health.

We're committed to new thinking that improves the wellbeing of our region. We connect with our communities and partners to get mental health care right, in areas that really need it.

We won't rest until everyone in our region has the mental health care they need, to lead their best possible life.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification which outlines the main duties and responsibilities.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Degree
  • Post Graduate qualification in either : Children's Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner or Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner
  • CBT Diploma qualification
Desirable
  • IAPT supervision qualification
Experience Essential
  • Experience of delivering low intensity interventions
Desirable
  • Experience of working with children
Knowledge Essential
  • Understanding of CAMHS system and processes
Desirable
  • Research and development methodology
Skills Essential
  • Working as part of MDT
Desirable
  • Provide effective clinical supervision


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