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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/04/2021.

Child Wellbeing Practitioner Brent and Harrow MHST

Job Reference: 333-G-CA-0703-B

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Talking Therapies
Monks Park Clinic/ Ash Tree Clinic, London
£28,691 - £35,207 per annum inc HCAS

CNWL (Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust) has almost 7,000 staff providing integrated healthcare to a third of London's population, Milton Keynes and areas beyond. We involve service users, carers, the public, staff and partner organisations in the way that we are run.

Our catchment area spans diverse communities, with over 100 first languages spoken. It contains areas of great affluence as well as areas of much deprivation. We are committed to providing services that meet the needs of the people who use them, and we actively encourage involvement from local people who can help make a difference. We’re proud of our diversity and we continue to undertake new initiatives to advance equality for LGBT+, BME and people with disabilities to promote good relations and understanding between our staff.

We are recognised locally, nationally and internationally for providing high quality, innovative healthcare. We aim to employ only the best people, and our experts are frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy, and many models of our care have been adapted for use in other countries.

We offer a generous relocation package (subject to eligibility assessment) and flexible working options, including bank assignments for most roles. See attached Staff Reward and Wellbeing Handbook detailing our benefits, discounts and wellbeing intiatives for staff.

Become part of our team. We care for you as much as you care for others.

Are you a hardworking and ambitious Qualified Child Wellbeing Practitioner?

Do you currently work in a CWP role and would like to join a service that will help you develop your therapy skills and progress in your career?

The CNWL Brent and Harrow are looking to recruit 2 creative, flexible, adaptable, professional and motivated Child Wellbeing Practitioner.

This is a fixed term position and the post-holder will be working as part of the Mental Health Support Teams (MHST) in Brent or Harrow, delivering high-quality, brief, outcome focused and evidence-based interventions for children and young people from the participating schools, experiencing moderate mental health difficulties .

In addition, the Child Wellbeing Practitioner would support the development and delivery of wide range interventions to enable children and young people improve their emotional well-being. They will also offer peer support to the trainee Educational Mental Health Practitioners within the respective teams, providing an opportunity to the post holders to potentially progress to a supervisory role

The Child Wellbeing Practitioner will work with children, Young People and Families from different cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary, and should be committed to equal opportunities.

In turn the Brent and Harrow MHSTs are committed to offering to the post holders excellent supervision, skills training and ongoing day to day support to facilitate safe practice, career progression and job satisfaction.

CNWL NHS Foundation Trust are committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.

Due to the high response levels we receive for some vacancies, we may expire any of them prior to the advertised closing date and advise you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Our Agenda for Change employment contracts are subject to a contractual 13 week probationary period.

If you are offered a job, information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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