Service Care Solutions Ltd

Education Mental Health Practitioner

Education Mental Health Practitioner needed with Reading Borough Council

Start Date- ASAP

Location - Reading (3 days in the office, 2 at home)

Duration - initially 3 months

Hours per week - 37 hours per week

Salary - £32 ltd an hour


  • To deliver evidence based early interventions for children and young people in educational settings

  • The role will include, although not limited to, completing assessments to inform subsequent interventions and involves working with children, young people and/or their parents/carers to support self-management of mild to moderate mental health needs through targeted and evidence-based interventions

  • To work with colleagues to provide better access to specialist mental health services and support referrals where required

What is required?

  • Successful completion of the HEE commissioned 1 year “Education Mental Health Practitioner” or “Children's Wellbeing Practitioner” course

  • Experience of working with children and young people, their families and others

  • Experience of working and liaising with a wide variety of agencies and stakeholders

  • Experience of working with children and young people who have social, emotional and/or mental health difficulties

  • Ability to carry out 1:1 therapeutic mental health interventions with children and young people

If you are interested please call Jemma Molloy on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS;

  • A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact

  • Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!

  • An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK

  • Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.

  • Payroll service twice a week.

  • Ltd and PAYE payment options available.

  • Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.

  • Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.

  • DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

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