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Are you passionate about young people and keen to play a pivotal role in this charity's open access service leading on early intervention and prevention to improve the mental wellbeing of children and young people across the London Borough of Southwark?
Therapeutic Practitioner, 11+ Team (Wellbeing Coach)
Location: Peckham and other sites in the Borough as needed
Contract: Fixed Term Contract until March 2025
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Our client, a social and environmental regeneration charity, works with communities across the capital to transform their lives and the places they live. They have been at the forefront of social and environmental regeneration in London for over 25 years, and today they have a simple mission: to create better places, improve people’s prospects, and promote greener living and working. They are passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no-one is held back by their background or circumstance.
The Nest is their mental wellbeing support service for young people aged 0 – 25 and living in the London Borough of Southwark. Since launching as an online service in May of 2020, right in the midst of the Covid-19 Pandemic, The Nest has gone from strength to strength and they are looking for an experienced, dynamic and driven therapist to take on the role of Wellbeing Coach and join their well established 11+ team.
Supported by the Service Manager and Clinical Lead, the post holder will be responsible for delivering therapeutic interventions both from The Nest hub in Peckham, as well as a partner school in Southwark, and support the delivery of group work and their weekly drop-in sessions.
Please submit an application if you have:
- Relevant therapeutic training, e.g. counselling, art psychotherapy, etc.
- Experience of undertaking assessment, formulation, risk assessment and safety planning
- Experience of holding a caseload of service users
- Knowledge and understanding of the barriers young people face when accessing support
- An awareness of working to safeguard children and vulnerable adults, including relevant training
Closing date for applications: This is a rolling recruitment process, interviews will be ongoing. The post will stay live until 31st October or until the position has been filled.
The organisation is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.
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