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Primary Mental Health Worker

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
£33,799 - £39,782, Grade J, Pro Rata
West Street House
Working Pattern:
Part Time
18.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
23/08/2019 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description

An opportunity has arisen for an outcome focused Primary Mental Worker to join West Berkshire Emotional Health Academy (EHA). The EHA is West Berkshire’s innovative early help service for children and young people with emerging emotional and mental health difficulties. The service is well-established and hosts a successful multi-agency triage for children and young people experiencing mental heath difficulties. The post holder will join the exciting new Mental Health Support Teams delivering evidenced based low intensity interventions to children and young people in accordance with NICE guidelines.

The desired applicant will also have experience using parent and family centred approaches.

This role is a permanent contract at 0.5 FTE. 

Please contact Chin Braun or Chris Steele on 01635 519018 for an informal chat about this role.


This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.

Equal Opportunities
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
How to apply

Please complete an online application form.

West Berkshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share these values. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. Successful candidates will be offered employment subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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