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Supervising Practitioners – MHST

  • Service: North East Lincolnshire Mental Health Support Teams
  • Location: Grimsby North East Lincolnshire
  • Salary: £31,400 - £38,389 (p.a. equivalent to Band 6 AfC pay band)
  • Type: Full time (37 hours)
  • Ref: 002/20

Are you an experienced Mental Health professional working with children and young people who is passionate about empowering others to achieve their full potential?

Are you ready to be part of a trailblazer project that will transform early intervention in C&YP mental health services?

If you’ve answered ‘yes’, you might be just who we are looking for…

We have a number of exciting opportunities to become part of a brand new service, North East Lincolnshire Mental Health Support Teams.  The service will ensure CYP access the right help, at the right time, in the right setting, MHST teams will remove duplication and avoid CYP/families being ‘bounced’ in between services.

Compass has a successful track record in early intervention health and wellbeing services for children and young people. We use a wide range of creative and dynamic methods of engagement, including digital interventions, across community and educational settings.

Adopting a values-based approach is at the heart of what we do; through collaboration and coproduction with stakeholders our services continually evolve, directing resources based on evidenced need. We are incredibly excited and proud to be part of the MHST trailblazer project enabling us to develop innovative methods to make a real difference to the lives of young people in North East Lincolnshire.

The service will support CYP and families providing extra capacity for early intervention support within school and college settings in three core areas:

  • Providing evidence-based interventions for mild to moderate mental health and emotional wellbeing issues
  • Supporting designated senior mental health leads in each setting
  • Providing timely advice to school and college staff and parents as required

With at least 2 years’ post qualification experience working therapeutically within a CYP mental health or related setting, you will have experience of providing practice supervision to others preferably CBT informed. In the role of Supervising Practitioner, you would be providing supervision and guidance to the trainee Educational Mental Health Practitioners as well as delivering training, evidenced based interventions and consultation to children, young people, families and educational staff. You will be willing to undertake further training as required by the service.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or would like an informal chat, please contact Jan Smith on 01472 494250.

The Benefits

In return, we offer a range of benefits including:

  • Generous annual leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme and OH Service
  • Excellent Learning & Development opportunities and career progression including further study relating to MHST clinical supervision
  • Generous contributory Pension Scheme

These roles are offered as full-time opportunities however flexible working and part-time opportunities would be considered.

To apply, please download and complete our application form. We would also be grateful if you could complete our equality monitoring form.

Closing Date:  Sunday 22 March 2020

Interview date to be confirmed

Compass is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and you should share our commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We value diversity at Compass and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Established for 30 years, Compass is a national charity which works in communities across the UK providing services spanning substance misuse treatment and rehabilitation, early interventions for vulnerable young people, school aged health programmes and associated prevention as well as treatment and health promotion initiatives.

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