Position title
Emotional Wellbeing Practitioner
Reports to

EWMH Communities Manager

Job Benefits

We offer a range of benefits to employees including:

  • 5 weeks holiday a year
  • Sick pay
  • Safeguarding training
  • Pension scheme – run by Aviva
  • Flexible working where role allows
About The Eikon Charity

The Eikon Charity is one of Surrey’s leading charities supporting children and young people to overcome difficulties, become resilient and develop into confident adults who contribute positively to their communities.

We are looking for people with passion and expertise to drive the charity forward and help us continue to be a leading provider of early intervention in Surrey.

The Eikon Charity is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity and aims to provide a working environment which is free from unfair discrimination and will enable employees and volunteers to fulfil their personal potential.

Description

Main purpose of Job

Delivering sessions to clients identified through the EWMH (Emotional Wellbeing & Mental Health) contract. As a practitioner, you will hold a weekly caseload, will work as part of a team, undertaking assessments and delivering a range of evidence-based intervention for children, young people.

The service is underpinned by CYP IAPT principles and the post holder would support and assist the core aims of this in the service.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide time-limited 1:1 sessions for children, young people and families
  • Assist with group work in the community
  • Assess the needs and strengths of the referred CYP and help them identify individual goals to achieve desired change
  • Record and collect data with various tools and use this to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions
  • Take responsibility for own caseload of CYP and families
  • Involve CYP and their parents in the co-production of programmes, activities and services
  • Keep accurate records of individual engagement, evidence of change and celebrate progress with CYP
  • Provide, record and report the appropriate data to ensure support programmes can be accurately monitored and evaluated
  • Always apply safeguarding and child protection procedures
  • Provide written case studies as evidence of the effectiveness of individual interventions
  • Work as part of a team and attend team meetings, training events and participate fully in 1:1, peer and group supervision
  • Work co-operatively and under the management of The Eikon Charity staff to ensure the highest quality of delivery and support
  • Work within Eikon’s internal policies, safeguarding and data protection regulations
  • Be responsible for equipment/resources linked to service delivery
Key skills, experience, and knowledge

We are looking for applicants that have a real passion to support young people who are full of enthusiasm, knowledgeable and have a welcoming approach and personality.

How to apply

Applications

Eikon is committed to safeguarding and prompting the welfare of young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process.

An offer of employment will be subject to an approved Enhanced DBS and Barring Disclosure.

As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, we do not accept CVs.

If you are interested in applying for the role, please download the application form below, complete it and submit using the Apply Now button below. If you have any questions, please contact

We are scheduling interviews as the applications come in. Please apply as soon as possible.

We do not provide feedback on applications.

We are happy to provide feedback to unsuccessful candidates who attended an interview upon request.

 

Duration of employment
Permanent
Job Location
Will require travel to a variety of community locations across Surrey and the Eikon Offices, New Haw
Working Hours
3 vacancies, 2 full time 37.5 hours per week & 1 part time 22.5 hours per week, with a need to be flexible to meet the needs of the service
FTE Salary
£13,000 to £14,000 pro-rated £22,000 to £23,500 FTE negotiable on experience
Date posted
July 26, 2021
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