Want to work with children and young people?
Our Children's Wellbeing Practitioner's (CWP's) deliver a range of brief low intensity, evidenced based psychological therapies.
The post holder will work with children and young people (0-18years) with the principal objectives of providing assessment and intervention to children and young people who have mental health needs.
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.
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.
The post holder will be working into the South Tees Getting Help team working into the Middlesbrough and Redcar localities. The team is currently based at Evergreen, Acklam Road Hospital though this may change in the future.
We are keen to hear from suitably qualified and experienced individuals, however we also welcome applications from trainee CWP's who are due to qualify within the next 3 months.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will work within the CAMHS team providing assessment and CBT based low intensity interventions to individuals and groups.The post holder will work with young people with different cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary, and should be committed to equal opportunities.
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 refer to the attached job description and person specification for further detailed information to ensure that you meet the role criteria before applying.
Person Specification Experience Essential
- Experience of working with children and young people with mental health problems.
- Experience of delivering low intensity CBT and parent led CBT within children and young people's services.
- Worked in a service where agreed targets are in place demonstrating clinical outcomes.
- Experience of delivering psycho-educational groups.
- Skilled in delivering low intensity interventions including parent led CBT.
- Successfully completed academic course of study in line with the CYP IAPT Low Intensity National Programme and will be qualified as a CWP. Children's Wellbeing Practitioner.
- Demonstrates an understanding of anxiety and depressive disorders and how they may present in young people
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