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  1. Children's wellbeing practitioner

    Children and young people’s wellbeing practitioners (CWP) work to increase access to mental health and wellbeing support for children and young people.

    Children's wellbeing practitioners must complete a 12-month training programme at postgraduate certificate level.
    You will usually work office hours. Your salary will be paid during your training year at Agenda for Change band 4, and permanent positions are advertised at band 5.
    You will need excellent interpersonal skills and able to build relationships with a range of people. You need to be able work well within a multidisciplinary team and have a good understanding of mental health issues, using your initiative in challenging situations. Strong written and verbal communication skills are a necessity.
    You can progress to a supervisory role and will be trained in and have ongoing support to manage caseloads.
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