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Mental Health Practitioner - Leading Childrens Charity

Mental Health Practitioner - Leading Childrens Charity

  • Location:

    County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland

  • Sector:

    Nurses, Social Care & Housing, Social Work

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  • Salary:

    £30739.00 - £34478.00 per annum + Mileage allowance

  • Contact:

    Phil Garcia

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  • Published:

    almost 4 years ago

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Mental Health Practitioner
£30,739 to £34,478 per annum + Mileage allowance
Fixed Term contract until 31/08/2018, 37 hours per week
Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland

About the Organisation:
TPP's client is a leading national children's charity dedicated to helping disadvantaged children and young people across the UK. They have secured organisational funding for a Mental Health Practitioner for an 11 month project to be based in the County Fermanagh area.

The Role:
Working alongside Family Support Workers, the role will involve undertaking mental health assessments and early interventions based in a High-Support accommodation service for young people aged 16-25 who are leaving care, homeless, or at serious risk of homelessness in the Enniskillen area. The service is based around self-contained fully furnished flats and is staffed 24/7 by a passionate and experienced staff team. You will provide consultation and advice on the support of young people tackling behavioural challenges or significant mental health issues as such depression, anxiety or stress, to identify the initial stages of any mental health problems.

Reporting to the Children's Service Manager, our client will help you achieve your objectives by collaborated with management as well as a range of peer professionals to help you develop into your new role.

How you'll make a difference:
You will be working in partnership with a range of peer professionals to undertake mental health assessments, offer advice, intervention and consultation services, in order to improve recognition, assessment and management of mental health difficulties.

About you:
Our client is looking for a dynamic and driven creative practitioner. The successful candidate will deliver a first class mental health service to vulnerable young people helping to improve their outcomes. Our client will also be looking for experience of rolling caseload management of 10 and upwards. If you feel as passionately about reaching out to vulnerable young people as our client, you could be the perfect fit for this exciting and rewarding opportunity.

What you'll need:
The ideal candidate will either be a Mental Health Social Worker or Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN), with Early Intervention experience and a working knowledge of specialist therapeutic approaches. Being a confident communicator, you will demonstrate the ability to engage with children, young people, their families and carers, and multi external agencies. You will also have the ability to safeguard and promote the welfare of the children. Having excellent time-management skills is a must, and be able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the services.

The position will be a good opportunity for a practitioner whose company or organisation supports the work of our client and who is innovative about opportunities for developing their workers through pioneering partnerships, or equally someone who is merely looking for a new challenge! This post is funded through an external partner, who is keen to see mental health support to young people making a difference to their lives.

To apply, please send your CV to, quoting reference J62025PG and we will get more information out to you. Alternatively, for further details please feel free to contact Phil Garcia on (020)7 198 6070.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Access NI check.