Band 8a

Main area
Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Band 8a
Part Time 30 hours per week
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Michael Rutter Centre
£46,897 - £54,983 pro rata pa inc.
26/03/2018 23:59

The Centre for Parent and Child Support (CPCS) is a leading international unit that seeks to improve the quality and effectiveness of children’s services. A key part of the Centre’s work is the Empowering Parents Empowering Communities (EPEC), a truly innovative community based parenting programme. EPEC involves training local parents and professionals or to facilitate peer-led parenting courses in community locations, such as schools, children’s centres, faith and cultural centres. The post holder will make a senior contribution to the day-to-day work of the EPEC team including a national scaling programme, funded by NESTA and Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

This job would be suitable for an experienced clinical psychologist, nurse, occupational therapist, mental health worker or parenting specialist who has great organisational skills and enjoys using their initiative. You will need to demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the parenting programmes offered by EPEC and be able to provide high quality supervision, support and oversight to practitioners and peer-facilitators involved in EPEC.

In addition to these main duties, there is scope for postholders to undertake a further 0.2 wte clinical work within CPCS, working within parental mental health/family wellbeing service.

The provisional interview date for successful applicants is: Thursday 5th April 2018

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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