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We are currently unable to support any placements.

Bereavement Service Manager – Kent

The post holder will deliver and lead the development of the bereavement service for children, young people, young adults and their families across Kent and Medway. Evidencing the CHUMS vision and values through delivery of high-quality evidence-based bereavement support to those in need.

Directly line manage staff, volunteers and those on placement and ensure the safe and effective running of the Bereavement Service, including the co-ordination of all interventions individual support, group interventions, drop-ins and online support.

Closing date 15th July

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Family Care Practitioner – Band 6 (sessional)

We are looking to expand our team on a sessional basis.  The Family Care Practitioner will be responsible for supporting the emotional wellbeing service in the delivery of timely interventions to children and young people with mild to moderate emotional wellbeing, or mental health difficulties.  Support will also be offered to their families as well as professionals working with children and young people in Bedfordshire.

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Children’s Wellbeing Practitioner (CWP)

This is a role within the Children and Young People’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme (CYP IAPT). The post-holder will work within a CYP, mental health service delivering, under supervision, high-quality; brief outcome focused evidence-based interventions and guided self-help for children and young people experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties.

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Senior Family Care Practitioner

This role is a new innovative idea, currently exclusive to CHUMS, following the HEE and Anna Freud guidance for CWP service development provision.

We are looking for an individual to take on a senior CWP role which will include a smaller caseload to enable more complex CWP cases and care coordinator tasks, in response to the 5 year forward planning for CWP services and to expand the provision of the FWT. The other aspect will be the ‘Service development’ element.

The role will include the opportunity for innovation and creative ideas regarding the development of the CWP service. You will be assisting the Service Development Lead in managing the Group intervention programme from a logistical frame point. There will be an element of pastoral support to the junior staff members and you will be supported by the CWP Supervisor/Service lead to guide your practice. The Supervisor will also support in clinically overseeing all cases and provide clinical supervision to all staff in the FWT. Once in receipt of the role we will provide supervision skills training. The role will also include the facilitation of groups, 1:1s, workshops and drop in’s for work based around anxiety, low mood and parenting skills.

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Honorary Assistant Psychologist

To provide support to CHUMS services, by producing outcome measure reports and to assist with clinical group work.

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