Job Title: WELLBEING PRACTITIONER FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE (WP-CYP)

Hours: Full-time (37 hours per week)

Salary: NHS salary band AFC Band 4 - £21,263

Start Date: January 2019

Closing date for applications: 29/10/18

Fixed-Term Contract until 31st Dec 2019 with the aim that the role will continue beyond this.

 

The role:

This is a training role within the Children and Young People’ Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme (CYP IAPT). The post-holder will work within Young Somerset as part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering, under supervision, high-quality; outcome-informed, focused, evidence-based interventions for children and young people experiencing, mild to moderate anxiety, low mood and behavioural difficulties.  The training and service experience will equip the post holder with the necessary knowledge, attitude and capabilities to operate effectively within the wider service.

As part of the role the post holder will complete a Graduate/Post Graduate certificate in Psychological Therapies Practice (low intensity cognitive behavioral therapy for children, young people and families) at Exeter University.

The post holder will attend all university based taught and self-study days required by the education provider, as specified within the agreed curriculum and work in the service for the remaining days of the week using their newly developed skills.

Your employment terms and conditions with Young Somerset will remain the same throughout the duration of this contract.

The aim is that these roles will be established across the organisation

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For further information about the role email [email protected]ngsomerset.org.uk or call 01278 722100

How to apply:

To apply for the post please email a copy of your CV and a covering letter stating how you think you meet the person specification to: [email protected]

The closing date for applications is Monday 29th October with interviews taking place on Tuesday 6th November.  The training will begin in January 2019 with Exeter University.