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Emotional Wellbeing Therapist/Psychologist

  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 6000
  • Published: Tue 22/10/2019, 5:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 31/10/2019, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £37905 - £48486
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Charles Babbage House
Job Details

Contract type: Fixed Term (31st August 2020)/ Part Time (18 hours)

Enfield’s Educational Psychology & Schools Emotional Well Being Service (EPS & SEWS) is looking to recruit an experienced dynamic and effective emotional well-being therapist/ psychologist. This would be inclusive of: Systemic Psychotherapists, Educational Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Creative Therapists including Art therapists, Play Therapists, Drama therapists

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is interested in working with children/young people, their families and school staff. You will have a comprehensive knowledge and skill-base to manage a caseload to deliver high quality assessment and therapeutic intervention. You will bring experience of working in educational settings as part of a voluntary sector organisation or child and adolescent mental health service.

The successful applicant will be flexible and responsive to the organisational needs of the school system. This may include:

  • providing individual and group staff consultation which may involve using reflective frameworks (e.g. reflecting team, solution circles, work discussion groups);
  • therapeutic groups for parents and/or children/young people;
  • bespoke training on topics related to children/young people’s emotional well-being and mental health.

The post-holder will be supervised and line managed by the Clinical Lead of the Schools Emotional Well-Being Service, to whom they will be accountable to for their clinical work and performance. Clinical supervision will be provided by a supervisor of a matched therapeutic approach, where practical.

Enfield EPS & SEWS is part of the CYPIAPT Learning Collaborative which seeks to improve the quality of children and young peoples’ mental health services and is aligned with the following principles:

  • Value and facilitate authentic participation of children, young people and their families.
  • Provide evidence-based practice and are flexible and adaptive to changes in evidence
  • Are committed to raising awareness of mental health issues in children and young people, and are active in decreasing stigma around mental ill-health
  • Demonstrate that they are accountable by adopting the rigorous monitoring of the clinical outcomes of the service, and
  • Actively work to improve access and engagement with services

SEWS is now in its 5th year and is a developing service with some exciting prospects with school partnerships. It is a small dedicated team of educational psychologists, clinical psychologist and CBT therapist. Currently we trade with 12 schools (primary, secondary, special and academies).



Closing and Interview Dates

Closing date: Midnight 31st October 2019

Interview Date: TBC



Additional Information

If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Ecaterina Covalenco on 0208 132 2026 or ecaterina.covalenco@enfield.gov.uk. A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419.

If you would like to know more and have an informal discussion, please contact Jose Negrin (Clinical Lead for SEWS) on jose.negrin@enfield.gov.uk on 07790 911 592.

“This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment”.



  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 6000
  • Published: Tue 22/10/2019, 5:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 31/10/2019, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £37905 - £48486
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Charles Babbage House

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