Job | Full Time

Child and Family Support Worker

Mindwise

Other
£16,010 - £18,457 per annum
37.50
Working in partnership to meet the emotional health & wellbeing needs identified by GP’s of children between the ages of 5 and 12, where these do not meet the threshold criteria set by the CAMHS, by supporting them and their families / carers.

Child & Family Support Worker

Location: Southern HSCT – Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon areas

Salary: £16,010 - £18,457 per annum, pro rata

Type of contract: 37.5 hours

Duration: fixed term contract until end of March 2020 (with possibility of an extension)

Closing date:  Friday 3rd May at 12 noon

The Family Wellness Project is a new and exciting initiative funded by the Big Lottery under the Reaching Out to Families Programme. The project is led by MindWise in partnership with the Specialist Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) delivered by the Health Trusts as well as Aware, Parenting NI, CAUSE and Action Mental Health

The role involves:

Working in partnership to meet the emotional health & wellbeing needs identified by GP’s of children between the ages of 5 and 12, where these do not meet the threshold criteria set by the CAMHS, by supporting them and their families / carers. 

Key objectives for the post:

  • Maintaining a directory of local services which support mental health and wellbeing for the specific area base
  • Developing and maintaining professional working relationships with all relevant organisations
  • Identifying and receiving referrals by working in partnership with relevant agencies using the systems already set in place for this project
  • Working in partnership with the individual children and their families to develop their Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP) plan* based on the child’s and family’s needs and strengths

 

Experience and knowledge required:

  • NVQ Level 2 or Diploma Level 2 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent)
  • Must be able to demonstrate a minimum of 12 months’ experience of providing support to children (aged between 5 &12) or families with mental health needs either in a paid or voluntary position

OR

Demonstrate a minimum of 18 months’ experience of providing support in another formal care setting

 

To apply for this vacancy please visit our website and download the application pack (you will have to create an account to do this) Website http://www.cloudonlinerecruitment.co.uk/MindWise 

Closing Date

Friday / 03 May 2019 12:00pm
12:00pm

Contact Details

Fermanagh House, Broadmeadow Place
Enniskillen
BT74 7HR
United Kingdom

More Information

To apply for this vacancy please visit our website and download the application pack (you will have to create an account to do this) Website http://www.cloudonlinerecruitment.co.uk/MindWise

 

The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced NI check (with VA Barred List check)

 

MindWise are an equal opportunities employer