Young People’s Transition Practitioner

Job Title: Young People’s Transition Practitioner
Contract Type: Full-time
Location: London
Salary: £25,000
Job Published: July 13, 2017 15:37

Job Description

HF Mencap are looking to recruit a dynamic and experienced Psychology graduate with a 2:1 or 1st Class Honours degree to work as a Young People’s Transition Practitioner.

You will work with Hammersmith and Fulham Mencap to deliver a transitions service to young people aged 14 – 25 (and their families) with a learning disability or on the Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), in transition, who also have a mental health difficulty. You will be essential in developing a ‘needs led’ integrated pathway system for all young people with learning disabilities or autism requiring mental health support. You will also be required to develop a ‘tapered approach to transition’ to achieve a more integrated approach to transitions across children’s and adults services.

Please apply if you have a good degree in Psychology and possess the following:

  • Experience of working in a service delivery role with young people aged 14-17 and/or 18-25.
  • An understanding of issues faced by people with learning disabilities and/or Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
  • An understanding of issues faced by people with mental health problems.

For more information on what the role entails and to apply for the position, please CLICK HERE