Children and young people’s wellbeing practitioners work to increase access to mental health and wellbeing support for children and young people.
Training and qualifications requiredChildren's wellbeing practitioners must complete a 12-month training programme at postgraduate certificate level.
Expected working hours and salary rangeYou 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.
Desirable skills and valuesYou 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.
ProspectsYou can progress to a supervisory role and will be trained in and have ongoing support to manage caseloads.
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