for better mental health

Application Deadline
22 March 2021

Contract type
10 months

Full Time (37 hrs per week)

£42,000 to £46,000 a year
Band 7

309 Lillie Road, Fulham London, SW6 7LL

Hammersmith & Fulham, Ealing & Hounslow Mind - Mental Health Support Team (MHST) Supervisor/Clinician

About the role

Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea MIND were successful in attracting funding to create two Mental Health Support Team (MHST) as part of the governments green paper ambitions to transform mental health support in England. This will build on the extensive prevention and early intervention work in schools by MIND Youth Services. These teams form a significant part of the Integrated Youth Services.

As a relatively new service and team, you will be actively contributing to the shaping and development of the service. This role is ideal for someone looking to grow their competencies across service delivery within an early intervention mental health support team for CYP.

Whilst a significant portion of your time will comprise of supervision support, over time, you will hold an active caseload of children and adolescents with mild-moderate emotional and mental health difficulties and will deliver evidence-based 1:1 and group interventions, employing the principles underpinning the national CYP-IAPT programme (Children and Young Peoples Improving Access to Psychological Therapies).

Low intensity, early intervention will be delivered in a range of education settings (primary, secondary, special, alternative provision, sixth form and further education colleges). This will include delivering interventions for CYP and parents/carers in education settings, providing training for education professionals and developing the teams ability to serve the needs of education settings. This builds upon the CCGs and Minds whole school approach to mental health provision.

How to apply

Please download the application pack and job description from the website: 

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DBS: This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. 

UK registration: Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

For any help with your application please contact: Maria Serena Filardi, [email protected] 07975841171

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