• Home based with travel required across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
Closing date for all applications: 
Midnight Sunday 2nd June 2024

Salary: £30,283 per annum. (based on working 35 hours per week)

Location: Home based with travel required across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

YOUnited – Children & Young People’s Mental Health Service

This is an exciting opportunity to make a valuable and lasting contribution to the lives of CYP aged 5-13 : and to work within a supportive team to ensure that CYP are provided with the right help and support, when they need us most.

You will be working as part of the Ormiston Families Interventions Team, within the YOUnited partnership (Ormiston Families, Centre 33, Cambridgeshire Community Services and Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Foundation Trust).  YOUnited provides a single point of access for all referrals for CYP in need of support with their mental health and emotional wellbeing across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. Ormiston Families work with CYP aged 5-13 with mild to moderate mental health and emotional wellbeing needs.

The purpose of the role is to:

  • Provide clinical guidance and supervision for practitioners to ensure that we offer a service that is safe, meaningful, and focused on the needs of CYP.
  • Oversee a duty system that offers advice, guidance, and risk management support to those waiting for an intervention who may need more timely support, using a ‘Single Session Thinking’ approach. (Training to be provided)
  • To carry a small caseload.
  • Work within the YOUnited partnership to ensure CYP are receiving the right service and to embed and develop impactful services.

We are seeking an experienced mental health practitioner, with clinical supervisory experience who is . dedicated to improving services for CYP. Someone who can demonstrate the necessary skills and passion to help us improve the mental health and wellbeing of CYP,

Successful candidates will be required to:

  • Be qualified and registered with the appropriate professional body.
  • Have a good understanding of the needs of CYP, and their families aged 5-13.
  • Post-qualification experience of providing mental health and emotional wellbeing support with this age group.
  • A good understanding of safeguarding and a commitment to keeping CYP safe.

You will join a supportive team working alongside the Operations Manager, Team Managers and Senior Practitioners as well as colleagues with a wide range of knowledge and experience, such as Counsellors, CWP’s and EWP’s. Opportunities may include undertaking a one-year supervisory training with the Anna Freud Centre.

For further information please see the job pack below, and to apply please click the apply button below

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Closing date for applications: Midnight Sunday 2nd June 2024

Safeguarding and DBS requirements for your role:

Ormiston Families is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts.

We are an equal opportunities employer; we value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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