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Leyland
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About The Role

If you have the passion and drive to deliver evidence-based early interventions for children and young people, working across both educational settings and the community read on…

Compass Bloom are the Mental Health Support Team across Central and West Lancashire and we have an opportunity arise for a Supervising Practitioner.

This role is a real opportunity to help shape the services we provide with children, young people, families and educational settings and to develop your career in mental health support to children, young people and families.

Successful candidates who do not already possess the post graduate certificate in supervision will be supported in undertaking a year in part-time study at university.

About You

Compass Bloom MHST is an early intervention mental health and emotional wellbeing service covering Central and West Lancashire. The service delivers evidenced based interventions for children and young people with mild to moderate mental health need and helps support schools with a whole school approach to mental health and wellbeing.

It is part of the MHST Trailblazer Programme, which has been commissioned following the ‘Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Care Provision: A Green Paper’ (2017).

You will need to demonstrate in your application that you have the ability to study at degree level and have a core professional qualification relevant to mental health, for example mental health nursing, cognitive behavioural therapy, EMHP or equivalent. You should also have post graduate experience working with children and young people and an understanding of the principles and practice of CBT and clinical supervision.

Candidates will either have a Post Graduate Certificate in Supervision or ability and willingness to attain PG Cert. within the first year of employment.

You will be knowledgeable and experienced in working with CYP with mental health needs; completing mental health assessments, providing practice supervision and support as well as providing specialist care directly to children and young people and families.

Applicants must have excellent communication skills and be able to network with other agencies as central to the role.

 

About Us

Compass is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and you should share our commitment. All Compass posts are subject to appropriate level DBS checks. We positively encourage applications from all members of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, gender reassignment, age or sexual orientation and encourage applications from people who have experiences in life which enrich skills and empathy. This is part of our commitment to equality and developing a truly inclusive and representative workforce. We are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, on commencement, or once in post.

Benefits:

We offer a range of benefits including:

  • 27 days’ holiday + bank holidays, rising to 32 days over time
  • Life assurance at 2 x basic salary
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Family-friendly policies
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme and OH service
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Excellent learning & development opportunities and career progression
  • Annual performance / salary review
 
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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