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Emotional Wellbeing Practitioner

Band 6

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Mental Health Practitioner
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Landmark House
£26,565 - £35,577 gross per annum
28/01/2018 23:59

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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Have you got experience working with families/Children or Young People?

Are you looking for a job that will give you satisfaction and fulfilment?

If this is an area you are passionate about, we are wanting to hearing from you.

Come and join a new team which is part of local plans to transform services that support the Emotional Wellbeing and Mental health of all children and young people in Suffolk. The Emotional Wellbeing Hub will provide a therapeutic response to children, young people, families and professionals who make contact by phone or other digital means, thus ensuring that all enquiries receive an appropriate offer of support, advice or guidance.

Our commitment and aim: To simplify access to help.

As the Mental Health Practitioner, you are motivated and self driven, and can demonstrate interpersonal skills, with all age groups and have working knowledge of other agencies and disciplines. You already have the commitment, confidence and creativity to support the development this new service, all you need to do apply and join us.

Ideally you have relevant experience with this client group or significant relevant transferable skills appropriate to this role.

We are looking for individuals who possess a combination of professional skills in therapeutic engagement, evidence-based practice, clinical assessment and formulation, as well as a good working knowledge of child and family services. In return, we offer the opportunity to work with a supportive multidisciplinary team, individual and group supervision and a service committed to on-going learning and practice development.

Our full Job description is attached, click APPLY today and start your candidate experience!

Interviews will be taking place in January, please not we may only give 3 days notice for interviews, but will try our best to give as much notice as possible.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Steve Bush, Interim Hub Manager, on 07860 779448 or by email

If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421137