Website We Are With You

Charity/Not for profit

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

We work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether.

We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face, in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.

About the job 

Some exciting opportunities have arisen to join the innovative Kent Young Persons’ drug and alcohol service as a CBT therapist supporting young people, aged under 18. The young people you support will have additional vulnerabilities, they may have accessed With You support regarding their drug and alcohol use and or mental health needs and may also be working with the Youth Offending Service (YOT) and or Early Help. In particular the young people you will support are those at risk of, or involved in, serious youth violence.

The service is involved with the CYP IAPT programme at the Anna Freud Centre and we are aligned to the CYP IAPT principles. These are new roles for the service so we are looking for people with enthusiasm and drive to help shape the future vision of CBT within the voluntary sector. We have a few vacancies so you will be working amongst other, like-minded, CYP CBT therapists.

The therapeutic support you offer will be peripatetic meaning it is in a location that meets the needs of the individual young person. Your sessions may be in person but we also have the facility for remote support.

We work in accordance with the NHS’s IAPT Manual and as such you will deliver no more than 20 clinical hours in a week. You will receive weekly clinical supervision as well as group reflective practice.  We will support opportunities for you to attend any training required for your continuing professional development.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for enthusiastic and dynamic people, with experience of delivering CBT interventions. Applicants should have excellent communication skills and experience of working with young people, particularly in a 1:1 setting.

The role necessitates effective partnership working with key stakeholders and partner agencies and candidates should be skilled in engaging professionals and service users alike. There are part and full time positions available and some flexible working may be required.

Further information about this job

The roles are fixed term until 31st March 2022. Hours are negotiable with some part and full time vacancies available.  The roles will be a combination of being home based, working from the office in Faversham, as well as out in the community within Kent and Medway.

Interviews will be held in September, date to be confirmed, via online video call (Google Meet).

This job is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level with Barred List(s).

Possession of, or working towards, a relevant professional qualification is essential as is having a car and a full driving licence.

To apply for this job please visit ce0023li.webitrent.com.

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