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Primary Mental Health Worker
  • Employer: West Berkshire Council
  • Reference: V4511
  • Published: Wed 24/11/2021, 9:30 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 08/12/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: From £34728 to £40876 per annum (Grade J)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Council Offices, West Street House, Newbury, Berkshire

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Primary Mental Health Worker

West Berkshire’s Emotional Health Academy is looking for a Primary Mental Health Worker to join the team on a fixed term, 1 year contract. This role is to provide CBT based, needs led and goal focused support to vulnerable young people within the county. The aim, by supporting young people and families, is to strengthen resilience and coping skills enabling them to improve their wellbeing, attainment and life chances, and so reducing the pressure on specialist CAMHs and medical services. 

A Masters level qualification or equivalent experience and post graduate training in a relevant mental health, therapeutic and accredited area is essential for the role.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 28 days per annum rising to a maximum of 33 days.

Please contact June Errington (Interim Team Manager) on 07554 521306 for an informal chat about this role. Alternatively contact Alison Ashby (EHA Coordinator) on 07765 005077.  

This role is fixed term for 1 year – Funding limited project