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Opportunities at Northpoint

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School Therapist roles – based within various Leeds Clusters

Northpoint is an established provider of therapeutic support to students and parents in schools. We are recruiting for qualified and experienced therapists to work in the following Leeds Clusters across Leeds. These roles are an exciting opportunity to be able to make a difference to the lives of children, young people and families that attend the Cluster schools.

School Therapist -TNCP Leeds
This is an exciting opportunity to join an established team in the Temple Newsam Cluster Partnership to provide therapeutic counselling and support the mental health and emotional wellbeing needs of the children and young people who attend the cluster schools.

The TNCP team is based at Temple Learning Academy, providing additional guidance and support for all students and families across the Cluster Schools and Northpoint have been commissioned to provide therapeutic support for the Cluster for the last year.

The cluster team work closely with pastoral staff in the Cluster schools to provide Early Help using a range of additional support services which include: Family Support (1:1 and parenting groups), Emotional Health and Wellbeing, Counselling and access to external commissioned services and resources.

We are looking for an experienced therapist who will be able to offer short term (6-8 sessions) therapeutic work for children and young people who attend the schools within the TNCP Cluster.

You will be delivering the therapeutic service in the cluster, working with colleagues to promote the service, liaising with school staff and other stakeholders.

This will involve liaising with cluster and school staff on referrals, assessing, formulating and determining the need for intervention with children and families referred. You will hold a specified caseload of children and young people (aged 5 to 19) at any one time. Sessions for children and young people will be evidence-based individual interventions in various school settings, to children and families who are referred through the cluster, and where consent and motivation criteria are met.

Key Information:

Full time, 35 hours per week, all year round.
The role involves providing short term, evidence based therapeutic interventions to children, young people and parents who attend the Cluster schools.

Salary: £26,260 – £32,830 pro rata

Key dates:
Closing date: 11.59 pm, Wednesday 18th August
Interviews – Wednesday 25th August

For further information, including details of how to apply please see the NHS Jobs website

If you would like an informal discussion regarding the roles please contact – Theresa Passey, Schools Services Manager:  Mobile: 07874 864771 email: Theresa.passey@northpoint.org.uk

 

School Therapist-Aireborough Cluster Leeds
This is an exciting opportunity to join an established team in the Aireborough Cluster to provide therapeutic counselling and support the mental health and emotional wellbeing needs of the children and young people who attend the cluster schools.

The Aireborough Cluster team is based at Albion House, Rawdon Park, providing additional guidance and support for all students and families across the Cluster Schools and Northpoint have been commissioned to provide therapeutic support for the Cluster for a number of years.

The cluster team work closely with pastoral staff in the Cluster schools to provide Early Help using a range of additional support services which include: Family Support (1:1 and parenting groups), Emotional Health and Wellbeing, Counselling and access to external commissioned services and resources.

We are looking for an experienced therapist who will be able to offer short term (6-8 sessions) therapeutic work for children and young people who attend the schools within the Aireborough Cluster.

You will be delivering the therapeutic service in the cluster, working with colleagues to promote the service, liaising with school staff and other stakeholders.

This will involve liaising with cluster and school staff on referrals, assessing, formulating and determining the need for intervention with children and families referred. You will hold a specified caseload of children and young people (aged 5 to 19) at any one time. Sessions for children and young people will be evidence-based individual interventions in various school settings, to children and families who are referred through the cluster, and where consent and motivation criteria are met.

Key Information:
32 hours per week, all year round.

The role involves providing short term, evidence based therapeutic interventions to children, young people and parents who attend the Cluster schools.

Salary: £26,260 – £32,830 pro rata

Key dates:
Closing date: 11.59 pm, Wednesday 18th August
Interviews – Thursday 26th August

For further information, including details of how to apply please see the NHS Jobs website

If you would like an informal discussion regarding the roles please contact – Leanne Glennon, Deputy Schools Services Manager: Mobile 07710 095695 Leanne.glennon@northpoint.org.uk

 

Mental Health Practitioner -Inner East Cluster
This is an exciting opportunity to be able to make a significant difference to the lives of children, young people and families. The post holder will provide therapeutic input and assessment to the Inner East Cluster team and make onward referrals to specialist services where needed.

The post holder will act as an assessing practitioner in the Inner East Cluster of Leeds, with responsibility for the holistic assessment and formulation of complex referrals made to the cluster for social, emotional and mental health concerns, and specifically for therapeutic support.

The role will have a strong consultative element, for which experience and/or knowledge of working with mental health disorders such as ASD and ADHD will be essential, alongside the ability to formulate understanding and offer clear advice and guidance. The cluster teams are looking for a practitioner who has the relevant skills and expertise in this field and who can add value to the experienced teams and group of professionals in schools. Knowledge of school and cluster systems and processes would also be helpful.

This is an opportunity for enthusiastic and experienced clinician to work collaboratively in a committed and forward-thinking organisation and make a tangible difference to the lives of young people and families in Leeds.

Key Information:
32 hours per week, all year round. (Part time hours and TTO options will also be considered).

The role involves providing short term, evidence based therapeutic interventions to children, young people and parents who attend the Cluster schools.

Salary: £26,260 – £32,830 pro rata

Key dates:
Closing date: 11.59 pm, Wednesday 25thAugust
Interviews – Wednesday 1st September

For further information, including details of how to apply please see the NHS Jobs website

If you would like an informal discussion regarding the roles please contact – Theresa Passey, Schools Services Manager:  Mobile: 07874 864771 email: Theresa.passey@northpoint.org.uk


Clinical Operations Manager – Leeds

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing company, working in partnership with statutory services and other voluntary sector agencies to deliver psychological therapy and mental wellbeing services.

Northpoint Wellbeing is a charity established in Leeds in 1996. Our aim is to improve mental wellbeing and make services more accessible to as many people as possible. Our services now support over 5,000 clients each year. We currently have services in Calderdale, York and Doncaster as well as Leeds.

Our values are to be professional, responsive, collaborative, and transparent.

Staff here say that they feel well supported and that they enjoy working for the organisation. They say that the culture supports them to take responsibility and act on their own initiative.

The Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service (LMWS) was launched in Nov 2019 and is delivered by a partnership between Northpoint and other Third Sector and NHS organisations.

LMWS combines the pre-existing Leeds IAPT Service (offering “talking therapies” to adult NHS patients) with a broader mental wellbeing support offer based in primary care settings. It is funded until at least 2025.

This is an opportunity for a mental health service manager, a therapist or other mental health professional to manage a team of staff within LMWS, working as part of a larger team of Clinical Operations Managers, Deputy Operational Team Managers, and Clinical Leads.

The post-holder will manage a team of therapists and mental health practitioners, supported by a Deputy Team Manager. The role involves supporting service delivery and staff management in a high-volume clinical service, with element of matrix-management.

 

Key Information:
Salary:£38,890 – £44,503 equivalent to Agenda for Change band 7 (pay award pending)

Hours and days: Full time (= 35 hours pw), exact hours and days negotiable.

Closing date: 25th August

For further information, including details of how to apply please see the NHS Jobs website

If you would like an informal discussion regarding the role please contact –

Hazel Burleigh, Head of Adult Services – hazel.burleigh@northpoint.org.uk / 07874864786

 


Healthy Minds Mental Health Practitioner

We are recruiting for a mental health practitioner to work in the Healthy Minds Extended Access Service

The emphasis of the BMH Healthy Minds service will be on triage, to ensure the patient is referred into the most appropriate service and higher risk patients are followed up to ensure they are engaging with services.

The post-holder/s will be required to carry out assessment and formulation of mental health needs in order to assist patients towards increased self-management of anxiety and depression symptoms and better tolerance of distress. The role will also involve identifying opportunities to support individuals with their mental health by helping them to access appropriate community support, encourage behavioural and lifestyle changes, enabling and empowering patients to become actively involved in their own wellbeing.

 

Key Information:
Salary: £24,970 – £30,615 WTE (Salary range is equivalent to Band 5 on NHS Agenda for Change).

Hours and days: Monday Friday 35 hours per week (1.0 WTE), or pro-rata hours from 15 hours per week (0.6 WTE). There will be a requirement to work until 8pm on one or two evenings a week (2pm-8pm).

Closing date: 9th August

For further information, including details of how to apply please see the NHS Jobs website

If you would like an informal discussion regarding the role please contact – Shaema Saleh -LMWS Deputy Operational Team Manager and Healthy Minds/LSMP Service Manager
Northpoint Wellbeing Ltd
M: 07851256412

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