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Trainee Education Mental Health Practitioner - Band 4 FTC

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
10 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Are you passionate about working with children and young people? Are you motivated to learn and highly organised? Do you have theconfidence to deliver workshops in schools? Would you like to learn how to deliver evidence based low intensitycognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) informedinterventions to support childrenwith their mental health? Are you able to study for an undergraduate or post graduate diploma?

Rise are excited to be expanding our successful Mental Health Support Teams offer in the Coventry, Nuneaton and Bedworth areas. We are recruiting 12 trainee Education Mental Health Practitioners (EMHP). You would complete a 12 month undergraduate or post graduate diploma in Education Mental Health Practitioner practitioner at the university of Northampton. Once you have successfully completed your studies and qualify as an EMHP you will move to a substantive role as a Band 5 EMHP within the Rise service.

Main duties of the job

As a trainee EMHP, you will be expected to work under supervision as part of a well established, dynamic mental health and wellbeing team in a creative and supportive environment. You will be delivering evidence-based interventions and Whole School Approach to specific identified schools. Your new ideas around how we work creatively while supporting children, young people and their families is actively encouraged.

During you training year-the post holder will, under well structured supervision, develop knowledge and practice Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) based skills to employ a range of evidence based interventions for common mental health problems through direct and group support for children, young people and their parents/carers in line with university expectations.

You will prepared to work at undergraduate diploma level and educated to A Level standard or equivalent.

We recommend you get your application in as soon as possible-these are very popular posts and we close as soon as we have enough applicants.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart'; this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:

  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support group

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Date posted

30 May 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 4


£25,147 to £27,596 a year per annum




12 months

Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Wayside House

Wilsons Lane




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