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Young People’s Transition Practitioner

Job Title: Young People’s Transition Practitioner
Contract Type: Full-time
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £24,862
Reference: 104
Contact Name: Telisha Walker
Contact Email: recruitment@wspld.org
Job Published: June 19, 2018 17:15

Job Description

12 months fixed term

The Westminster Society 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.

The Westminster Society is an award winning charity providing services for people with a range of learning disabilities and their families. We operate in Westminster and other London Boroughs. The Society is going through a period of growth so it is a great time to join an innovative and ambitious organisation.

You will work in as part of a team to deliver a transition service to young people aged 14 – 25 (and their families) with a learning disability or on the Autistic Spectrum (ASD), in transition, who also have a mental health difficulty and are known to CAMHS.  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.

The successful candidate will have a good degree in Psychology and have:

  • 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.

In return, you can expect a generous annual leave allowance, staff pension, flexible working, an employee assistance scheme, season ticket loan scheme and much more.

To apply for this post please visit our website www.wspld.org download and complete our application form and send it to: recruitment@wspld.org

Closing date: 5.00 pm Monday 2 July 2018

Shortlisting date: Week commencing 2 July 2018

Interview date: Week commencing 9 July 2018

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