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Emotional Wellbeing Practitioner


Part Time


Closing Date: 08/08/22

Emotional Wellbeing Practitioner

Location: Based in Norwich servicing Norfolk and Cambridgeshire.

Salary: The current salary scale for this post is £31,516 – £34,667 pro rata, per annum.

At appointment, the salary will be between £31,516 and £33,092 pro rata, per annum, depending on qualifications and experience.

Hours: 30 per week

Be part of something amazing by helping care leavers to change their lives.

The Emotional Wellbeing Service at Break is an innovative service that recognises the unique challenges that young care leavers face.  We know that mental health support needs to be tailored to meet young people where they are in every sense.

A part time (0.8FTE) Emotional Wellbeing Practitioner position is now available to work alongside care leavers across Norfolk and Cambridgeshire. Our young people are passionate, inspirational and eager to embark on their futures however, like anyone else, sometimes they require support to make sense of their past and move on from emotional challenges.  The successful candidate would also be a part of facilitating reflective sessions for staff members and contribute to the delivery of training.

BTS recognises that supervision is key in ensuring effective, safe practice. Monthly external supervision is funded and we are developing our peer supervision structures. Regular opportunities for ongoing Continual Professional Development are provided.

The office base is in Norwich but there is flexibility around remote working. Applications would be welcome from practitioners with a therapeutic training and/or significant experience working therapeutically with care experienced young people.

If you are able to work independently, happy to drive long distances and feel passionate about young care leavers getting the support they need, when and how they need it then complete the application form. Your supporting statement should evidence how you meet the person specification and why you will be a good candidate.

In your role, you’ll have access to the following benefits:

  • Free, career-enhancing qualifications
  • A “golden hello” scheme welcoming you to our services, with £250 paid to you one month after your start date and a second £250 at the six month mark.
  • A referral scheme offering the same two payments as the golden hello if you recommend a contact who goes on to be employed by Break.
  • A benefits platform enabling you to access discounts across a range of shops, venues and services.
  • A free counselling service to all our employees.
  • The opportunity to influence Break’s strategy and direction through the Staff Consultation Forum.
  • Life assurance to the value of 3x your annual salary.
  • Enhanced sick pay.
  • Free flu jabs.

Full details of the role, including a job description and person specification can be found within the ‘documents’ section at the top of this page.

To apply use the ‘apply now’ button at the top of this page to be taken to our application site.

Closing date: 08/08/2022

Interview date: 19/08/2022

The first interview will be a Safe Care/ Warner style interview. If successful after the first interview, candidates will then be expected to attend a formal interview.

Break operate services for vulnerable children and families and we need to ensure that we take steps to protect both them and our staff teams from the transmission of the Covid 19 virus. It is therefore a requirement for all staff unless they provide evidence of an appropriate medical exemption to be able to meet at least two of the following three requirements 1) Maintain a full vaccination status (including any recommend booster injections) 2) Undertake LFT / PCR or other approved Covid tests as required 3) Wear PPE including e.g. face masks when requested.

To comply with the Immigration Asylum & Nationality Act 2006 and additional amendments, and UK Visa’s and Immigration (UKVI) requirements, all prospective employees will be asked to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK. We will ask to see and take a copy of an appropriate official document as set out in the UKVI guidelines. Do not send anything now, further information will be sent to you should you be invited to interview.

We are committed to equality of opportunity. Your current immigration status will not be taken into account when assessing your application against the selection criteria for the post. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

For more information on this job opportunity, please initially email or call the HR Team via the contact details found on our website.

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