The Children's Society
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (Hybrid)
£34,837 - £38,706 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Please note internally this role is called - Rise Mental Health Support Service Manager/Education Mental Health Practitioner Supervisor

We are currently looking for experience mental & emotional health managers who are familiar with working towards a whole school approach to ensure children and young people of school age have access to good quality mental and emotional health support.

The Children’s Society has been helping children and young people in this country for over 130 years. We run local services that support children when they are at their most vulnerable and in desperate need of help. We’re there for children, every step of the way. 

This role sits within our Youth Impact directorate, which works to provide support for children who need support.

A key part of this role will be your ability to

Lead & Manage the Mental Health Support Team on a day to day basis as well as providing the supervising practitioner role offering day to day supervisory support to the team

Enable a safe quality evidenced based service the team will require development and there will be specific work to ensure robust integration across early intervention pathways working alongside community partners and education settings.

Deliver evidence based interventions with children and young people in education settings with mid to moderate emotional and mental health problems.

In order to be considered for this post you will have to demonstrate that you already have:


  • Qualified in CBT or currently completing CBT course that meets the Minimum Training Standards as defined by BABCP, BPS etc.


  • A recorded registered qualification in one of the following nursing, social work, occupational therapy, arts therapy, Child Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner or within psychological therapy

Work-based Knowledge

  • Demonstrable experience of working in CYP emotional wellbeing and mental health services
  • To be trained and competent as a manager and education mental health services
  • Skills and experience of working with children, young people and families around a range of emotional. Mental health/behavioural/additional health/developmental needs
  • Excellent understanding of common mental and emotional health issues that children & young people face, informed by current research and evidence bases.

The Children’s Society runs over 100 local services that help thousands of young people who desperately need our support, and we campaign to get laws and policies changed to make children’s lives happier and safer.

Every day we’re changing the lives of children in this country for the better – and with your help, tomorrow we can be there for even more young people. 

Posted on: 17 May 2022
Closed date: 30 May 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Social Care/Development, Social Work