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£25,503 – £29,938 a year

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About The Role

Fixed Term – 12 months

We have an opportunity for an Emotional Wellbeing Practitioner to join a well-established team delivering an innovative service that is uniquely placed to deliver emotional wellbeing and mental health provision to Young People across North Yorkshire.

The role will operate virtually, delivering interventions to young people in North Yorkshire via microsoft teams, though there may be occasional travel required to attend meetings. Compass Phoenix works with children and young people who may benefit from receiving early help and prevention work in relation to mild to moderate emotional wellbeing and mental health issues.

Our dedicated team help young people to make sustainable lifestyle changes that will improve their long-term health, resilience, and emotional wellbeing, reduce risk to themselves and others and equip them to reach their potential.

Compass is part of a wider system across North Yorkshire that provides mental health services to children and young people and therefore we work closely with key partners such as specialist CAMHS, Children & Family Services, Early Help and the Healthy Child Service

About You

As an Emotional Wellbeing Practitioner, you will deliver time limited structured one-to-one interventions and groups virtually to children and young people and action appropriate step-up referrals into specialist services and/or step down to universal provision.

You will be adept at delivering structured, evidence-based psychosocial interventions based on a holistic comprehensive assessment and care plan. Safeguarding will be an integral aspect of the role, and as such you will promote children’s welfare at all times.

You will have excellent organisational and communication skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team.

About Us

We value diversity at Compass and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Compass is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All Compass posts are subject to appropriate level DBS checks.

Established for over 30 years, Compass is a national charity which works in communities across the UK providing services spanning substance misuse treatment and rehabilitation, early interventions for vulnerable young people, school aged health programmes and associated prevention as well as treatment and health promotion initiatives.


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
  • 5% contributory pension scheme, increasing over time
  • 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

Closing dateSunday 4th December 2022

Interview dateTuesday 13th December 2022

Source:Mental Health Practitioner Jobs – 2022 |