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Application Deadline
08 March 2024

Contract type

37.5 hours per week

£42,618–£45,996 per year

Epping and Harlow

Main work location
Epping or Harlow (to be confirmed)

Mind in West Essex – deputy managers

The postholder will support the team manager in the development of the Epping Forest and Harlow teams. You'll support the operational management of the Epping Forest and Harlow Children and Young People's Mental Health Support Team.

What you'll do

In this role you'll:

  • Deputise for the Harlow team manager when required
  • Support the team manager to lead the development of service processes and procedures, service start-up and the development of the service’s clinical model
  • Supervise and manage the education mental health practitioners/ supervisors where required
  • Contribute to reporting on the activities and effectiveness of the team’s interventions as required
  • Build effective relationships with the designated senior lead for mental health in the schools that Epping Forest and Harlow Mental Health Support Team is working with
  • Work with schools to develop their whole-school approach
  • Supervise and support safeguarding cases
  • Contribute to the training and development of trainee education mental health practitioners (EMHPs) within the team as required

About you

We're looking for someone with:

  • The ability to inspire people
  • Experience of management or deputising for a manager
  • Experience of supporting the professional development of team members through mentoring, coaching or one-to-one support
  • Experience of contributing to developing a service
  • Experience of providing clinical supervision
  • Qualification (e.g. PG Cert, PG Dip) in delivering evidence-based therapeutic interventions to children and young people
  • Familiarity with CBT evidence-base, both within clinical training and delivering interventions
  • Direct clinical experience with children and young people aged 5-18 with mental health difficulties
  • Experience of clinical risk assessment
  • Understanding of child development and psychological influences
  • Experience of working in education settings
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organisational skills and excellent time management
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office

How to apply

For more information about the role, and the benefits of working for us, click apply now at the top of this page. This will take you through to the Mind in West Essex website.

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