Emotional Health & Well Being Practitioner
Are you looking for ways to use your psychological skills? Are you someone who can build a relationship during times adversity? Do you want to make reals changes to the lives of children, young people and families?
Supporting Families First is an innovative and multi-disciplinary team led by an experienced Practice Manager , Clinical Lead, Advanced Social Work Practitioners, Outreach workers, Youth mentors, a Money Mentor and Substance Misuse workers.
Additional to the team is the Emotional Health & Well-Being worker, who are supported by their own Clinical Lead. All staff are provided with peer and management support alongside individual and group reflective supervisions to support you in the role.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a new service, working collaboratively with young people, parents and extended family members, using the Signs of Safety practice model, to find out what works well within the family and use existing strengths to help families to find their own solutions.
The role is similar to that of a PWP (Expand) in the IAPT (Expand) service however due to the nature of the service will offer more flexibility in how interventions are delivered.
Your main role is to offer support to young people or adults but using evidence-based skills such as CBT, Counselling, motivational interviewing, or solution focused with the aim of promoting their emotional health and wellbeing.
You will be involved in developing packages of emotional support for families whilst working jointly with the social care team.
You will complete triages assessment upon referral for emotional health and wellbeing support, and with supervision develop and plan of intervention.
This role will be suited to someone who has experience using psychological techniques to support individuals / groups but is looking for opportunities to develop their understanding and skills.
As an employer, Worcestershire Children First have a great range of benefits including flexible and mobile working, continual professional and career development through our Social Work Academy and a supportive environment where staff-value each other.
For more information about the Worcestershire Children First and the Supporting Families First Team, please see our attached brochure.
Roles are full time (35 hours per week) permanent posts. All roles will have a base with county-wide travel required.
Closing date: 18/04/2021