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Application Deadline
15 September 2021

Interview Date
04 October 2021

Contract type

37.5 hours per week

£21,892 (+fringe HCAP)

Mind in West Essex –Harlow

Mind in West Essex - Trainee Educational Mental Health Practitioner (EMHP)

About the role

This is a training role within the Green Paper for Transforming children and young people’s mental health programme. The post holder will work within Mind in West Essex providing low intensity interventions whilst undertaking a programme of training for this role. The training post will equip the post-holder to provide a range of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) based self- management interventions to children and young people with mild to moderate anxiety and depression and/or behavioural difficulties. The post- holder will attend all taught and self-study days required by the education provider, as specified within the EMHP curriculum and work in the service for the remaining days of the week using their newly developed skills.

The post holder will work with children, young people and parents with different cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary and should be committed to equal opportunities.

Under supervision and with support, to develop knowledge and practice skills in:

  • Delivering evidence-based intervention for children and young people, with mild to moderate mental health problems, in an education setting.
  • Helping children and young people within these settings who present with more severe problems to rapidly access more specialist service.
  • Supporting and facilitating staff in education settings to identify, and where appropriate, manage issues related to mental health and wellbeing.
  • Working with and within educational environments to afford better access to specialist mental health services.
  • Providing evidence of the development of those skills with associated knowledge acquisition to record and evidence progression towards an academic award and demonstrable practical ability.
  • Working within education settings to deliver a whole school approach in relation to mental/emotional health. This will also include upskilling school staff.

How to apply

To apply for this position please download and complete the three-part application
form of our vacancies from our website:  and send it to [email protected]

Closing Date: 15th September 2021
Interview Date: 4th October via Zoom

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