This is a training role within the Children and Young People' Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme (CYP IAPT). You'll work within Action for Children's Build Sound Minds Derby and Derbyshire Service as part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering, under supervision, high-quality, outcome-informed, focused, evidence-based interventions for children and young people experiencing mild to moderate anxiety, low mood and behavioural difficulties. The training and service experience will equip the post holder with the necessary knowledge, attitude and capabilities to operate effectively within the wider service.
You'll attend all university based taught and self-study days required by the education provider, as specified within the agreed curriculum and work in the service for the remaining days of the week using their newly developed skills. These take place at The University of Northampton which successful candidates will attend approximately 3-4 days per week for the first 2-3 months with this reducing to approximately 1-2 days after this. Successful candidates will need to be able to travel to the University of Northampton. Travel costs from Derby and Chesterfield bases will be covered.
Psychology or Health/Social Care/Youth related undergraduate degree is desirable. Ability to study at undergraduate level. Experience of working with children and/or young people. Knowledge of safeguarding. o Knowledge and understand of the issues faced by young people with mild to moderate mental health problems. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent organisational and self-management skills. Regard for others and respect for individual rights of autonomy and confidentiality. Ability to be self-reflective in own personal and professional. Ability to be flexible to the needs of the service, including regular evening work. Ability to travel to The University of Northampton and willingness to study.