Job Reference: RQ676084
Liaison & Diversion Specialist
- Hackney, Greater London
- £231.87 - £300 per day
- Temporary / part time
Seven Social Care are looking for an experienced Liason & Diversion Specialist for Hackney Council. This is a temporary contract initially, 4 days per week.
This post has been developed as part of an exciting redesign of CAMHS provision for children and young people who are receiving support from Youth Justice, Liaison and Diversion, Early Help and Prevention services.The postholder will be co-located with the YOT and Early Help within Hackney Children and Families Services, and will have a specialist clinical role within the Children and Families Clinical Service, part of of the City and Hackney CAMHS Alliance. This post has been developed to ensure that children and young people entering the youth justice system receive early intervention and effective mental health support, and have access to clinical interventions to address their wider presenting needs and divert them away from offending behaviours.
The post holder will join the highly specialist Children and Families Clinical Service; undertaking direct work with young people, families with a range of complex presenting difficulties including offending behaviours, emotional and behavioural difficulties, abuse and neglect, developmental trauma, relationship and attachment difficulties, deliberate self harm and substance misuse problems.
- To provide highly specialist mental health screening assessments and psychological and/or Systemic interventions, including assessments of risk, using interpretation and integration of complex data from a variety of sources including screening measures and face to face contact or interviews with service users, family members and others involved in the child’s care and support.
- To make highly skilled evaluations and decisions about treatment options taking into account theoretical and therapeutic models including systemic theory, attachment theory, social learning theory and/or CBT, as well as more specialist best practice approaches relevant to young people at risk of offending.
- To take into account highly complex factors concerning historical and developmental factors, specialist assessment findings and contextual safeguarding issues.
- To draw on assessments to formulate, implement, monitor and review outcome focussed plans for the treatment and management of a child’s emotional and behavioural problems based on sound clinical formulation.
- Experience: Experience in a supervisory role is essential
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