Mental Health Practitioner - The School for Inspiring Talents ( Life Chance)
- Multiple Locations
- Multiple Terms
- £27,055 per annum
Are you ready to step into a new role, working with a knowledgeable, forward-thinking team within a school environment to transform children and young peoples lives?
Do you want to be part of building a new style of provision for students, sharing in opportunities across a growing organisation?
The School for Inspiring Talents (SfIT) is keen to appoint a fully qualified, enthusiastic, skilled, and self-motivated Mental Health Practitioner. School for Inspiring Talents is an independent therapeutic day school in Devon that supports students aged 5-16 who have experienced childhood difficulties or trauma, being the first school in the UK to be awarded the Trauma Informed Schools Award. All of our students have Education, Health, and Care Plans (EHCPs) and have Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs.
At SfIT we are passionate about providing high quality support, care, and nurture to allow our inspiring young people to truly flourish. Our unique, therapeutic approach to education helps to ensure that our students have their social, emotional, and mental health needs fully met and supports them to thrive.
It is our intention that every student will achieve their potential and the role of Mental Health Practitioner is integral to this vision. The ideal candidate will be passionate about mental health and wellbeing and will be experienced working within a similar role within either Health, Education or Social Care. They will be able to provide mental health support, including intervention, assessments, advice and guidance to our students and support parents/carers and staff. They will be a team player, who is both reflective and empathic, and able to work independently to manage their own caseload as well as part of our Multi-Disciplinary Team.
This is a fantastic opportunity within a caring and expanding organisation, working alongside colleagues who are passionate about supporting young people who have experienced trauma, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. As an organisation we place a strong emphasis on wellbeing and there is a an excellent employee wellbeing and benefit scheme. You will also benefit from ongoing clinical supervision, support and exciting CPD opportunities.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share our commitment. This role requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Please email Scarlett Guest, HR Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org with any further queries you may have, or to arrange a visit to our school sites.
Please complete the attached application form and submit it to Scarlett Guest before midday on the closing date.