We are currently recruiting 1 x Full time Senior Education Mental Health Practitioner or Senior Children’s Wellbeing Practitioner post to start with our organisation in September 2022.
Candidates for this role must have at least 2 years post qualification experience working within the role of either an Educational Mental Health Practitioner OR Children’s Wellbeing Practitioner; this must be detailed with the application, stating the details of the qualification and the relevant experience within those specific roles.
Candidates who have already received the Supervisory qualification needed to perform this Senior role will not need to attend further formal training (detailed below) The salary is negotiable based on qualification and experience.
Successful candidates will enrol on an educational programme specifically for the role in partnership with Northumbria University. The Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision is specifically designed for professionals who are in, or will be required to adopt, Clinical Supervision roles within services participating, in the Children and Young Peoples’ Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (CYP-IAPT) initiative including Mental health support teams.
The course is taught over one year (12 months) and will include a mix of university contact, remote/online teaching (eg. lectures, tutorials), independent study and service-based supervision practice.
Main duties of the job
The post-holder will work in InsideOut as part of a wider team of practitioners, delivering, with supervision, high-quality; brief outcome focused evidence-based interventions for children and young people experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties. These may include psycho-education, self-help and work with presentation such as anxiety, low mood and anger.
The post holder will also clinically supervise and case manage EMHP practitioners within the InsideOut MHST and the post involves close collaboration with the Service Managers. Attendance and input into Peer Supervision, Management Meetings, Referrals Huddles, and Team meetings.
The Link is a professional mental health and emotional wellbeing provider. We provide therapeutic services to children, young people and families across the North East including Redcar & Cleveland, Middlesbrough, Hartlepool, Stockton on Tees and Darlington. Our services include a wide range of workshops and training, therapeutic assessments, one to one therapeutic interventions including specialist therapies and Children and Young People Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (CYP IAPT) evidence-based therapies.
Voluntary and community sector providers have formed a partnership to create the South Tees Mental Health Support Team, also known as The InsideOut MHST. The partnership members include.
- The Link
- Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind
- The Junction Foundation
- A Time 4 you
- ABC Counselling
- Changing Futures North East
- Redcar and Cleveland Mind
The partnership is fully supported and working in collaboration with NHS TEWV and will work directly into schools alongside existing provision, to support mild to moderate mental health and wellbeing needs. This partnership approach will help embed a culture of openness around mental health, forge stronger links between education settings and the wider Mental Health offer in South Tees and ensure children and young people can access appropriate support and stay in educationApply Now!