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Young People’s Transition Practitioner – Psychology Graduate

Graduate at HF Mencap

Young People’s Transition Practitioner – Psychology Graduate

Graduate at HF Mencap

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelGraduate
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  • Application deadline iconApply by 04 Nov, 2018
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  • Competitive£ 25,000.0 per year
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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.

[1] CAMHS Hammersmith and Fulham Needs Assessment, Anna Freud Centre, (2016)

1 year fixed

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