As an EOCS Therapist, you will work as part of an established team to deliver comprehensive evidenced based interventions which address the behaviour of individual young people within a family and community based setting. You will participate in monthly supervision and case discussion. You will also be available to provide on call support to families open to EOCS.
You will have a small caseload of approximately 2 - 5 families and will work under the close supervision and instruction of the EOCS manager to ensure adherence to the EOCS intervention model. You will have experience in working with young people with severe behavioural problems, and will use cognitive behavioural therapy, behavioural interventions and family therapy to reduce the possibility of a young person coming into care, antisocial behaviours and prolifically offending. You will also support young people open to EOCS to stay in education or training where applicable. In order to do this you will work collaboratively with family members and in partnership with other agencies.
You will receive a corporate induction, regular in-house training and development, and maintain close liaison with other EOCS team members, providing advice and support. The post holder will be accountable directly to the EOCS Manager.
Please ensure you read the job description and person specification if you are interested in applying for this post and note the following dates:
Closing Date: 17 October 2018
Shortlisting Date: 19th October 2018
Interview Date: 27th October 2018
Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse community we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.
We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition.
In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, flexible working, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers
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Job Description and Person Specification.pdf