Job Description

Main area: Education Mental Health Practitioner in Training
Grade: Band 4
Contract: Fixed term: 18 months (recruit to train)
Hours: Full time – 37.5 hours per week
Job ref: 338-3596225-21
Site: The Walker Street Centre
Town: Hull
Salary: £21,892 – £24,157 per annum
Salary period: Yearly
Closing: 22/11/2021 23:59
Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust are proud award winners of the HSJ Provider of the Year 2019


Are you passionate about working with children and young people? Do you have a real passion for education, social, emotional and the mental wellbeing needs of our young people? Do you want to make a real difference?

A whole new workforce is been established in  Hull and we are looking to recruit 2  Education Mental Health Practitioners (EMHP) in training who are enthusiastic, kind, compassionate and resilient.

As part of the national rollout mental health support teams we are excited to be the local provider in partnership with schools, colleges, Hull City Council, NHS Hull CCG and University of Sheffield to implement and develop this fantastic innovative project in Hull.

The Mental Health Support Teams will integrate into our already well established city wide Hull Thrive model and compliment the many excellent teams and services out there to further enhance the early help and intervention offer.



The teams will work directly into schools and colleges with children and young people between the ages of 5 to 18.

The teams will support schools and the wider system and will have a particular focus on whole school approach, advice support guidance and consultation.

The teams will also deliver targeted low intensity CBT informed based 1:1 and group sessions , Parent led workshops  and creative based interventions  to support mild to moderate social , emotional and mental health needs.

As part of this role the successful candidates will embark on a one year training course at Sheffield University to gain a post graduate diploma qualification. The role will be a combination of active learning through caseload and service and university lectures, portfolio work and assignments.



Why work for us?

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust provides a broad range of community and inpatient mental health services, community services (including therapies), learning disability services, healthy lifestyle support and addiction services to approximately 600,000 people.  The Trust has been rated Good by the Care Quality Commission.  The Trust is also proud to be HSJ Provider of the Year 2019 award winners.

We employ approximately 2,800 staff across more than 79 sites at locations throughout Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire, Whitby and Scarborough. We deliver Mental Health Services, Specialist Services for Children, Forensic Services, Community and Learning Disability Services, as well as having eight GP Practices across the locality.

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust – a multi-specialty health and social care teaching provider. We aim to be a leading provider of integrated health services, recognised for the care compassion and commitment of our staff and known as a great employer and a valued partner.

At Humber we believe our people are our greatest asset and therefore we are committed to developing, growing and rewarding our workforce. As an employee at Humber you will benefit from pay in line with Agenda for Change, NHS pension, training and development, annual appraisal, generous annual leave entitlement and flexible working options to enable you to achieve a healthy work/life balance.


For further information with regard to this vacancy please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification



Essential criteria
  • Knowledge of educational systems in England
  • Knowledge of a range of Children’s Universal/ Targeted interventions and support services and Specialist Mental Health Services
  • A good understanding of Child development and Children’s mental health i to diploma level equivalent including mental health legislation
  • Knowledge and understanding of the national development and the local implementation of the Mental Health Support Teams
Desirable criteria
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of the issues related to children and young people and the impact it can have on mental health


Essential criteria
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent level 6 qualification, or , experience to demonstrate the ability to undertake academic study at post graduate level

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