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Emotional Health & Wellbeing Practitioner

£13,677 - £17,793 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE £35,236 - £45,838 per annum)
Sutton, SM2, however travel across sites will be required
Part-time role 2 days per week, term time + 5 weeks
Closing Date: 19/04/2021

Job Details

Contract: 12 months fixed term contract

The Emotional Health & Wellbeing Practitioner will provide a high standard of clinically effective, person centred and evidence based assessment of wellbeing, and intervention to students with profound/multiple learning disabilities as well as physical disability/complex physical health needs and SEMH needs. They will support staff wellbeing, by developing and delivering training for staff and managers to promote health and wellbeing in the workplace and provide support and supervision for our mental health first aiders. They will also play a pivotal role in building a Wellbeing Pathway to support students and staff.

Emotional Health & Wellbeing Practitioner – Job Description & Person Specification

Person Specification

The right person will have attained a degree or graduate diploma in Occupational Therapy, Psychology or Behaviour Therapy and will have significant experience of assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating interventions. They will have a good understanding of the factors and a knowledge of the issues relating to health, lifestyle and mental health in children, young people and adults and how it may present and the impact it can have on individuals.

Further Information

What makes working at OHC&AT uniquely rewarding is that we are a family of College centres and schools, fully representative of all designations of special education needs and disabilities and we are all passionately committed about putting the students and their individual outcomes at the heart of everything we do. We currently have 4 regional hubs – North West London/Slough, South West London, Sutton and Croydon and Surrey & Sussex.

For children and young people, especially those with special educational needs or who experience other barriers to learning, our world can present many challenges. All young people deserve to leave education confident that they have developed the skills they need to achieve their ambitions, with meaningful education, work and life experiences to draw on. This is the confidence that we aim to deliver.

We can offer you:

  • Competitive pension scheme (LGPS)
  • A supportive team
  • Perkbox benefits package offering numerous discounts across stores, gyms, supermarket discounts, as well as supporting staff with their financial, physical and emotional well-being

Further details and how to apply

To apply please click here. You will be redirected to apply via the online application process on our TES landing page.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Application closing date: 8am Monday 19th April 2021

Interview date: Monday 26th April 2021

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

As a community of learners, families and colleagues OHC&AT believes that by working collaboratively, with energy and ambition we can always effect positive change. No limit is placed on what is possible and everyone has the ability to be the very best they can be.

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