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Supervising Practitioner

Great Barr, West Midlands (On-site)
Derby, Derby
Glossop, Derbyshire
Leyland, Lancashire
£35,665 - £43,603 per year
Job description

Supervising Practitioner

Compass is the provider of Mental Health Support Teams (MHST) in education settings in the city of Derby and Derbyshire, Lancashire, Birmingham and is expanding the service into new areas from January 2024. 

If you have the passion and drive to deliver evidence-based early interventions for children and young people, working across both educational settings and the community read on…

We have an opportunity arise for two supervising practitioners based from our new Centre of excellence in Glossop. We are also looking for Supevising Practitioners, in Derby, Lancashire and Birmingham.

This role is a real opportunity to help shape the services we provide with children, young people, families and educational settings and to develop your career in mental health support to children, young people and families.

Successful candidates who do not already possess the post graduate certificate in supervision will be supported in undertaking a year in part-time study.

The MHST are early intervention mental health and emotional wellbeing services. The service delivers evidenced based interventions for children and young people with mild to moderate mental health needs.

About You

You will need to demonstrate in your application that you have the ability to study at degree level and have a core professional qualification relevant to mental health, for example mental health nursing, cognitive behavioural therapy, EMHP or equivalent. You should also have post graduate experience working with children and young people and an understanding of the principles and practice of CBT and clinical supervision.

Candidates will either have a Post Graduate Certificate in Supervision or ability and willingness to attain PG Cert. within the first year of employment.

You will be knowledgeable and experienced in working with CYP with mental health needs; completing mental health assessments, providing practice supervision and support as well as providing specialist care directly to children and young people and families.

Applicants must have excellent communication skills and be able to network with other agencies as central to the role.

You must possess a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle. An enhanced level DBS check is required for this role.

About Us

It is part of the MHST Trailblazer Programme, which has been commissioned following the ‘Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Care Provision: A Green Paper’ (2017).  

At Compass we positively encourage applications from all members of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, gender reassignment, age or sexual orientation and encourage applications from people who have experiences in life which enrich skills and empathy. This is part of our commitment to equality and developing a truly inclusive and representative workforce. We are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, on commencement, or once in post.


We offer a range of benefits including:

  • 27 days’ holiday + bank holidays, rising to 32 days over time
  • Life assurance at 2 x basic salary
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Family-friendly policies
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme and OH service
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Excellent learning & development opportunities and career progression
  • Annual performance / salary review
Posted on: 06 November 2023
Closed date: 06 December 2023 at 23:59
Tags: Social Care/Development, Practitioner

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