Mental Health Employment Practitioner

Job Summary
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 25/10/2021 23:59
Grade 10 £31,346 - £34,728
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An approved team location
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Closing date:
25 Oct
Further Information

Children and Young People’s Services
Progression and Learning Team

Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/21/444A

Mental Health Employment Practitioner - full time - temporary (2yr fixed term) x 3 posts

Salary: Grade 10 £31,346 - £34,728

Job Location: Civic Centre, Crook but you may be required to work at any Council workplace within County Durham.

We are very proud to announce a much-needed opportunity to support our residents across County Durham to access mental health support and secure employment.

We have three Mental Health Employment Practitioner posts available whose role it will be to
deliver a range of health and well-being interventions to actively support clients in managing their mental health condition. Alongside offering support, guidance, and training to colleagues internal and external to Durham County Council who are working directly with clients with mental health difficulties.

The role involves carrying a caseload of clients whose mental health difficulties have impacted on their ability to seek, secure, or sustain employment and supporting them using the County Durham approach to wellbeing.

We are seeking individuals from a variety of professional backgrounds who have significant experience of working with people with Mental Health conditions and have knowledge on the impact this can have on the ability to seek and maintain employment.

Required qualifications: Degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject area such as Health, Social Care and Education.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For further information about the post please contact Cheryl Temple, Progression Manager via email at Cheryl.temple@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 1st November 2021.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team on telephone no. 03000 263154 or email PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.