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£23,584 a year

Job type
Fixed term contract


  • Diploma of Higher Education (Required)

  • Driving Licence (Required)


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Job type: Trainee Wellbeing Practitioner for Children and Young People (CWP)

Hours: Full-Time (37hrs pw)

Service: Young People Cornwall

Department: Hear Our Voice

Location: TBC

Salary: JNC 11

Fixed term contract for 1 year from January 2023 – December 2023, continuing subject to funding

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated trainee Children’s Wellbeing Practitioner (CWP) to join our service. This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside Young People Cornwalls service whilst also completing a Postgraduate Certificate in in Psychological Therapies Practice (Low Intensity Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – Children, Young People and Families) at the Exeter of University.

The trainee Children Wellbeing Practitioner will be trained over the course of a year to deliver brief, focused evidence-based psychological interventions in the form of low intensity support and guided self-help to young people who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties, such as anxiety, low mood, and common behavioural difficulties. Intensive clinical supervision and practice development will be provided. The post is salaried, and the training fully funded for its duration. The training is delivered by the University of Exeter.

We welcome applications from enthusiastic, highly motivated and resourceful individuals who are keen to work as part of a team. We are looking particularly for applicants who are passionate about working with children and young people.

We are seeking candidates with a commitment to evidence-based practice, young people’s participation, routine outcomes monitoring, promoting shared decision making and collaborative practice with children and families. Trainees will be provided with robust support and supervision to ensure their learning and development in the role.

The training will commence in January 2023. The trainee CWP will attend University-based taught and self-study days required by the education provider, as specified within the agreed national curriculum and then work in the service area for the remaining days of the week using their developing skills.

Applications to the training programme will be reviewed against the education provider’s minimum entry requirement:

Applicants must have either a minimum of a degree (Level 6 qualification) from a UK university or equivalent from an overseas qualification in a relevant subject (e.g. psychology) to access the Post Graduate route or Level 5 qualification for the undergraduate pathway. For further information on qualification Levels, please see:

· Experience of working with children and young people is essential.

· Applicants need to be able to cope with the demands of coordinating clinical with the academic demands of the course.

Apply via Indeed for a job pack or visit our website to download a pack.

Closing date applications: September 23rd

Interviews will take place on: TBC

The closing date for applications is the 23rd September. However, we advise you to apply as soon as possible as we may close this vacancy earlier if we receive a high number of applicants.

For further details about the post, please contact Cath Hendy: 01872 222447

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 12 months

Salary: £23,584.00 per year


  • Flexitime
  • Work from home


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:


  • Diploma of Higher Education (required)


  • Driving Licence (required)

Application deadline: 23/09/2022
Reference ID: CWP
Expected start date: 03/01/2023

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