Educational Mental Health Practitioner

Unity City Academy

  • £26421 - £29777 per annum
  • Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire / Yorkshire
  • Permanent
  • Part Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

Educational Mental Health Practitioner

Salary: NJC 12-19 (£26,421 – £29,777 pro rata – Actual Salary £19,873 – £22,398) + AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Car Scheme + Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Additional AET Benefits

Hours: Part Time (32.5 hours per week – 39 weeks per year)

Start Date: ASAP

Unity City Academy is a successful and growing provider of 11 to 16 education in the east end of Middlesbrough. The Academy has recently achieved an Ofsted “Good” rating in all categories and has over 900 students on roll, 64% of whom are pupil premium. UCA is part of AET which in turn means we have access to a wide range of training and educational opportunities.

Unity City Academy has an incredibly passionate staff body that strives to ensure that children do not just achieve academic excellence but that our students are worldwise, cultured and proud of their individuality.

Unity City Academy has six maxims which drives our vision and aspirations. These are:

  • Excellence is a habit: high expectations and high performance;
  • Aim high: results without excuses;
  • Individuals matter: equality and diversity;
  • Community and family: people first;
  • Worldwise: citizens of tomorrow;
  • Culture: fun and fundamentals.

The role:
We are seeking an Educational Mental Health Practitioner to join the UCA team. The EMHP will be part of the school community assisting in addressing and identifying a range of mental health issues across the spectrum of needs, working under the supervision of a psychotherapist and clinical supervisor to facilitate, enable, and support young people suffering or enduring mental health problems. The post holder will provide both clinical and administrative support following agreed protocols to assist in the implementation and progress of therapeutic programs in one-to-one and group settings.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Level 4 or above Mental Health Qualification
  • Evidence of caseload management
  • Experience of or an understanding about young people who present with social and emotional difficulties
  • Experience of working with young people with dyslexia or a knowledge of dyslexia
  • CBT/DBT/ IAPT or Counselling Qualification would be advantageous but not essential

If you think Unity City Academy is the place for you and your career to develop, please contact us for more information, to arrange a tour or to visit Leanne Stockton:

The role is due to commence: ASAP

Closing date: 19th May

Interviews are scheduled to take place as soon as possible after the closing date

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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