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
After a successful pilot this role has been recommissioned for a further year by Hammersmith and Fulham CCG with CAMHS Transformation funding. This innovative transitions project sits with the third sector with involvement from NHS and Social Care services. It is led and managed by HF Mencap with support from the CCG, CAMHS and adult and children’s social care services.
Purpose of the Job
To 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 to:
1 ) Develop a ‘needs led’ integrated pathway system for all young people with learning disabilities or autism requiring mental health support
2 ) Develop a ‘tapered approach to transition’* to achieve a more integrated approach to transitions across children’s and adults services.
*CAMHS Hammersmith and Fulham Needs Assessment, Anna Freud Centre, (2016)
1 year fixed term contract based London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, salary £25,000 per year, 25 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays.
Apply if you have a good degree in Psychology and Experience of working in a service delivery role with young people aged 14-17 and/or 18-25
Understanding of issues faced by people with learning disabilities and/or Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Understanding of issues faced by people with mental health problems
Closing Date for Applications: 8th October 2018
Interview: 25th October 2018
For Job Description: Job Description
Application form: Application Form
or Call Amanda Roles on 0208 748 5168