Children's Wellbeing Practitioner
Enfield Council
Enfield, GB
6d ago

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I trained as a CWP in Enfield and I was really pleased to stay on and work as a qualified CWP. If I had to choose my favourite thing about working here, it’s the opportunities I’ve been given to really shape my role and the autonomy to do work which is based on my interests and strengths.

It’s a small but close knit CWP team, and a lovely, friendly wider EPS and SEWS service. I’ve learnt so much and feel really integrated into the team through our fortnightly huddles and other interest-based groups you can join.

Please apply, I’m looking forward to welcoming you to our team!

CWP working within Enfield’s EPS & SEWS

We are recruiting one CWP to join our small team which is part of our Educational Psychology Service (EPS) and Schools Emotional Wellbeing Service (SEWS).

We work with schools, young people and parent-led organisations to develop and deliver a flexible, responsive offer to meet local mental health and wellbeing needs. Our offer includes :

  • Individual interventions for parents and young people.
  • Group interventions for parents and young people.
  • Workshops for young people, parents and school staff.
  • Our CWPs team is managed by the Senior Specialist Educational Psychologist for Social, Emotional & Mental Health, and receive clinical supervision from a clinical practitioner within the Schools Emotional Wellbeing Service.

    Our CWPs are involved in the service’s many special interest groups, including for supervision, participation and emotionally-based school avoidance.

    Enfield is a diverse London borough and we work hard to make our service accessible and inclusive. Our service has an active Black Lives Matter group which supports reflection on our own practice.

    Enfield EPS values :

  • Work- life balance, staff wellbeing and nurturing talent
  • A consultation-based service delivery model
  • Excellent relationships with educational settings, partner services, Enfield’s SEN Service and Parents / Carers representative organisations.
  • Close relationship with NHS Specialist CAMHS and other wellbeing and mental health services.
  • Strong links with university courses.
  • We offer :

  • A structured induction and high-quality supervision
  • Strong peer support and team working
  • Excellent ICT facilities and accommodation with a central office location
  • Dedicated administrative support to the EP & SEWS Team
  • Opportunities to develop specialist interests
  • Support for professional development including preparing for educational or clinical psychology doctorate training
  • Also :

  • Opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
  • Part time working All full-time vacancies can be considered for part time working arrangements.
  • Cycle to work / bicycle hire scheme
  • Minimum requirements : Successful completion of the Children’s Wellbeing Practitioner or Education & Mental Health Practitioner training course, including satisfactory placement work.

    The successful applicants will be required to visit schools and community settings across Enfield and neighbouring boroughs.

    How to apply :

    This role requires that you upload 2 documents - in the "Document upload" section of the online application form.

    1. A supporting statement addressing how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification. Your supporting statement should be around 2 pages in A4 format.

    2. A Full work history document completed since leaving full time education, as this is a safeguarding role and requires you to work with Children and / or vulnerable adults.

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