Oasis Community Learning is looking for a
Primary Mental Health Workers
Make your next career move to an organisation dedicated to transforming lives!
Do you love working with children and young people?
Are you passionate about mental health prevention and a trauma responsive education?
Oasis Community Learning are one of the largest multi academy trusts in the UK and we are heavily invested in supporting the mental health of our students. We are passionate about developing our young people’s competence, their character, and embracing our wider community. We create places where everyone is included, contributing, and reaching their God-given potential.
We are currently recruiting experienced Primary Mental Health Workers who will come from a youthwork, clinical or educational setting and will have extensive experience in assessing and supporting the mental health needs of Primary and Secondary aged pupils. The Primary Mental Health Workers will work with a cluster of schools to deliver our new innovative Mental Health Strategy across our regions.
Initially we are recruiting team members in the Northeast region to work in the Scunthorpe, Grimsby, Sheffield area with our schools, and in the Southwest to work in and around Bristol with our academies there. It is our intention in year 2 to enlarge the team to cover our other regions.
Job Summary includes:
- Liaising with the Senior Mental Health Leads and external agencies such as CAMHS and Social Care.
- Working under the supervision of the Senior Mental Health Lead who will coordinate interventions and referrals and provide reflective supervision.
- Providing therapeutic support as 1:1 or group work under the direction of the Senior Mental Health Lead for a variety of pupils.
- Providing training, consultation, and supervision to our motivated staff teams.
- Supporting the facilitation of group, parent and individual mental health interventions including Oasis Encounter (NVR).
- Working alongside the National Mental Health Lead and Inclusion Leads to promote a “whole school approach” through the Oasis Way strategy.
We can offer:
- Flexible Working (Term time only contracts).
- Further CPD through a range of apprenticeships and diplomas following a successful probation period including the chance to study the Trauma Informed Practice Diploma.
- An opportunity to contribute to research projects and to present at national conferences.
- A great work/life balance supported by a compassionate organisation.
The role requires the individual to be able and willing to travel within a region to all settings across the Oasis estate.
For an informal discussion or further information, please contact Erin Docherty, National Mental Health Lead, firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information visit: https://www.oasiscommunitylearning.org/
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How do I apply for this job?
To apply for the position of Primary Mental Health Workers at Oasis Community Learning, please download and complete (by saving to your computer) the above Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms and either submit the forms Online (by clicking 'Apply Online') or by Emailing the academy directly.
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