Ref. 63950

Emotional Health & Well being Practitioner

  • Location: Worcester, England
  • Salary: £0 - £0 per annum
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are currently seeking a an Emotional & Well Being Practitioner to work within Worcestershire Children First.  This is a fulltime role, paying £20.16 p/h. A full driving license and DBS will be needed for this role. 

Purpose of job:

The post holder will work within the Supporting Families First Team providing evidence-based mental health and psychological interventions. This will predominately be based around Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) to promote emotional health and well-being.

The post-holder will work in partnership with children and families to address their safeguarding needs, to promote the welfare of children and young people with a clear remit of keeping families together where safe and appropriate to do so. They will also be integral in driving service improvements in order to secure continuous improvement in services to children and young people, and lead service improvement in the Supporting Families First Team.

Main Activities & Responsibilities:

– Complete initial assessments, plans of therapy and implements those interventions

– Assess and support children/young people and their families who present with common mental health and emotional difficulties

– To deliver brief evidence-based interventions, working collaboratively towards goals and areas of change

– Collaboratively develop a psychological formulation which not only helps direct the flow of therapy but highlights areas of resilience (internal and external)

– To complete accurate and relevant assessments of risk

– Provide a range of information and support for evidence-based psychological interventions. This may include guided self-help, direct therapy, useful local services and information around pharmaceutical treatments. The work may be face-to-face, over the telephone or other media e.g., e-mail

– Assist in the co-facilitation of skills workshops, based on CBT principles

– Produce accurate reports for a range of audiences

– Supporting families and strengthening networks

– To work with direct line management and clinical supervision to safely manage caseload

– Attend multi-disciplinary meetings relating to referrals

– To work ecologically with children and families

– At all times, is non-judgemental, promotes emotional health and well-being and respects diversity

– With support from clinical supervision, keeps up to date with set evidence-based recommendations and guidelines (National Institute for Clinical Evidence N.I.C.E)

– Use clinical supervision to inform practice

– Be aware and keep up-to-date with advancements in treatment of common mental health conditions

EXPERIENCE: (Of delivering outcome/objectives/service improvements etc, not just time served) It is essential that the post holder has:

– Demonstrable experience of working with vulnerable children, young people and families

– Demonstrable experience working in a community setting

– Demonstrable experience of managing a caseload/casework

– Evidence of providing structured therapeutic interventions to individuals or in groups.

– Significant experience of assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating interventions

– Significant relevant experience of working with people with emotional wellbeing and/or mental health needs

– Evidence of continuing professional development in advances in mental health and emotional wellbeing best practice

QUALIFICATIONS/TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT: It is essential that the post holder has:

– Level 5 in education in health, social care or equivalent experience

– Trained in providing structured CBT psychological therapy

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