Jobs

We currently have the following vacancies:

School Therapist – Horsforth

The therapist will deliver one-to-one short-term therapeutic interventions to primary and secondary school pupils referred through the cluster. 

The exact nature of the therapeutic work will depend on the presenting issues, and on the theoretical orientation of the post holder; work will normally last for 6-8 weekly sessions, but may be extended depending on factors such as the degree of engagement/ clinical need/likelihood of CAMHS involvement etc. Any group interventions would also be consistent with the above approaches.

Salary: £26,000 – £32,500 pro rata.

This is a part-time post (28 hours per week, Term Time Only) offered as a permanent contract.

For more information about the post including details of how to apply please see:

Key dates:

Application Deadline: Sunday 24 November, applications must be submitted before 11:59 p.m.

Interviews: Thursday 5 December.

Northpoint Wellbeing is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be undertaken before appointment.


Mental Health in Schools Practitioner (Calderdale Transition Support Project)

We provide part of the Calderdale Open Minds Partnership and have been commissioned to deliver part of Calderdale CAMHS since 2014. We have recently received funding to expand our innovative mental health in schools project.

The aim of the project is to develop a skilled workforce. The practitioner will not hold a clinical caseload but will work alongside school staff to equip them with the tools and resources to help students and families manage the emotional impact of transition from primary to secondary school (years 5 & 6).

The role will be flexible and varied and will include the provision of training, advice and guidance. Staff in schools will be supported to implement strategies, make appropriate referrals, develop their whole-school approach to wellbeing, and improve outcomes for young people.

Largely be school based the postholder will link closely with Northpoint’s skilled, supportive and friendly team. This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified and experienced mental health professional (ideally with experience of working with schools) who wants to be involved in shaping an innovative new project and help to improve the lives of young people in Calderdale.

The job description, person specification, information sheet and application form can be accessed via the  NHS Jobs website. For an informal discussion about the role after reading through the job documents, please call Joe Hanney on 07981 873 758 or joe.hanney@northpoint.org.uk .

This is a rolling recruitment process which will end when a suitable candidate is appointed. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply quickly. Applications can only be made via the NHS Jobs website.

Northpoint Wellbeing is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be undertaken before appointment.


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