CURRENT VACANCIES

If you would like further information regarding any of our vacancies, please contact us at recruitment@chums.uk.com
All completed application forms should be sent to this email address.

Family Wellbeing Team Lead

CHUMS is an innovative, thriving and dynamic Social Enterprise. CHUMS left the NHS in 2011 to become an independent Social Enterprise affording more freedom to offer its services in a way that best suits the needs of children, young people and families. As an NHS approved provider of clinical services for children and young people CHUMS offers a range of support for presenting issues across the spectrum of mild to moderate mental health difficulties.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Family Wellbeing Team Lead who will work alongside another well established lead to:

  • Provide operational delivery of the service
  • Be responsible for the placements of the trainee children’s wellbeing practitioners (CWPs), including supervision, training and line management
  • Deliver timely psychological interventions to children, young people and young adults 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.

The candidate will have either a core psychological therapeutic qualification (e.g. level 4 counselling/applied psychologist) with CYP-IAPT experience or a CYP IAPT post graduate qualification in CWP/EMHP/recruit to train or similar IAPT course with at least 2 years post qualification experience. All candidates should have experience and a qualification in clinical supervision.

We are particularly interested in a practitioner who has a passion for:

  • Working with CYP/YA who may struggle to engage with talking therapies
  • Collaborating with other local agencies to ensure that the right support is offered at the right time
  • There is further information available on the job description. If you are interested in joining the team, please complete the CHUMS application form and forward to recruitment@chums.uk.com

Closing date: 30/06/2024

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Intervention Worker – TACTICS Multi-Sport

CHUMS is a creative, thriving, dynamic Social Enterprise that is an NHS Approved Provider of clinical services to bereaved and traumatised children, as well as those with mild to moderate mental health difficulties in Luton and Bedfordshire. Previously an NHS service CHUMS now has more freedom to offer its services in a way that best suits the needs of the service users. It is funded by the NHS and Local Authorities and receives additional funding from the subsidary CHUMS Charity. CHUMS is CYP-IAPT compliant.

We currently have a vacancy for a part-time (30 hours per week) Intervention Worker to to promote and assist with the planning, preparation and delivery of therapeutic multi-sport programmes and support in other recreational delivery to vulnerable children and young people who are struggling with their mental health or facing emotional wellbeing difficulties.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with children and young people in a group setting as well as have experience of delivering sport based interventions. They will enjoy being part of a friendly, hard-working and flexible team of professionals.

If you are interested in becoming a member of our team, please complete an application form and return to: recruitment@chums.uk.com

Closing date: 23/06/2024

Start date: 15/07/2024

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Intervention Worker – ENCORE Music Service

CHUMS is a creative, thriving, dynamic Social Enterprise that is an NHS Approved Provider of clinical services to bereaved and traumatised children, as well as those with mild to moderate mental health difficulties in Luton and Bedfordshire. Previously an NHS service CHUMS now has more freedom to offer its services in a way that best suits the needs of the service users. It is funded by the NHS and Local Authorities and receives additional funding from the subsidary CHUMS Charity. CHUMS is CYP-IAPT compliant.

We currently have a vacancy for a part-time (30 hours per week) Intervention Worker to support the delivery of therapeutic music based early interventions to vulnerable children and young people who are struggling with their mental health or facing emotional wellbeing difficulties.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with children and young people in a group setting as well as have experience of delivering music based interventions. They will enjoy being part of a friendly, hard-working and flexible team of professionals.

If you are interested in becoming a member of our team, please complete an application form and return to: recruitment@chums.uk.com

Closing date: 23/06/2024

Start date: 27/08/2024

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Bereavement Practitioner Placement – Kent

This is an exciting opportunity to join the CHUMS specialist bereavement team in our new geographical area in Kent and Medway. We have an exciting opportunity to host 10 placements for a year. The post holder will be responsible for supporting children, young people and their families who have been bereaved across Kent and Medway by offering 1:1 sessions virtually or face to face and helping to facilitate our bereavement workshop programme.

If you are a Trainee counsellor, social worker, counselling psychologist, mental health nurse therapist or other professional modality please email for an informal discussion or complete application form below.

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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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