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Children’s Wellbeing Practitioner (CWP) 


Ref: orbis/TP/193110/32125

Full salary range: £28,815 - £30,973

Location: Hastings or Bexhill

Closing date: 4 June 2023.

Are you a qualified Children's Wellbeing Practitioner (CWP) who is passionate about supporting children and young people with their mental health in education settings?

If you are, we are currently recruiting to three full time posts to join our Hastings and Bexhill Mental Health Support Teams (MHST) in East Sussex.

The MHSTs deliver evidence-based interventions using a Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic (CBT) approach in schools. We work directly with children and young people aged 7-17 with mild to moderate mental health issues, and their parents and carers. We also work with schools to develop or enhance their whole school approach to emotional/mental health and wellbeing.

We are looking for people who have:

  • Passion and commitment for working with children and young people
  • Experience of providing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) informed interventions for improving children and young people’s mental health
  • Knowledge of school systems
  • Strong organisational skills.

You will receive Clinical and Case Management supervision to support your interventions and have access to comprehensive training opportunities to enhance your skills and develop professionally in your role.

CV and Cover letters are accepted as part of the application process.

Please include confirmation that you have completed the PGCert Children's Wellbeing Practitioner course and can evidence experience of providing CBT informed interventions with children and young people. Applications without this qualification will not be shortlisted.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please email or phone 01273 335585 with your contact details.

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East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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