Counsellor/Mental Health Practitioners Required: London


Closing Date: 29th January 2021

Location: Croydon, London 

Would you like to be part of a dynamic and multidisciplinary team providing support in schools across the London Borough of Croydon?

Croydon Drop In and Off The Record jointly manage the Wave 2 Mental Health Support Team in Croydon and we are now recruiting for 2 practitioners to join us.

Counsellor/Mental Health Practitioner – 17.5 hours per week

Salary – £29,828 (pro rata FTE 35hrs pw)

Start date: 22nd February 2021, Fixed term until 17.12.21 in first instance

Counsellor/Mental Health Practitioner – 35 hours per week (Maternity cover)

Salary – £29,828

Start date: 22nd March 2021, Fixed term until 10.09.21

CDI/OTR are established, award-winning providers of advice, information, guidance and counselling to the community of Croydon and we are committed to improving the welfare of local children, young people and families. This is a great time to join the team with excellent opportunities to keep shaping delivery of the service and make a real difference to better emotional wellbeing in school communities.

MHSTs work within a cluster of primary & secondary schools with a combined population of 8,000 pupils. The remit is to deliver early intervention around common mental health issues and on preventative work around the issue of serious youth violence. MHSTs work with educators on a Whole School Approach to improving emotional well-being/mental health.

Closing date for all applications will be 10am on Friday 29th January 2021 with interviews taking place on 9th and 10th February.


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