An invitation to join us at Young Devon as our next…
Wellbeing Practitioners (In-Training) for Children and Young People (WP-CYP) (Job Ref 23-41)
2 x roles in Plymouth and 2 x roles in Newton Abbot
Salary – £24,528 per annum. Full-time (37 hours per week)
Fixed-Term contract for 12 months, with an aim to seek continued funding.

We have been supporting the wellbeing of young people in Devon for the last 20 years and this is a chance to work for a respected local Charity within an established experienced team. We are looking for someone who shares our values and enjoys working with young people to continue to develop the offer and respond to local need.

This is an employment-based training role forming part of a Health Education England (HEE) and Department of Health (DoH) initiative to expand the metal health workforce offering support to children and young people at a stage of early intervention.

The role involves delivering (under supervision) high-quality, outcome-informed, evidence-based interventions for children and young people aged 8-18 years experiencing mild to moderate anxiety, low mood and behavioural difficulties. Training and service experience will equip the post holder with the necessary knowledge, attitudes and capabilities to operate effectively in an inclusive, value-driven service.

The training is delivered by Exeter University. The post holder will be expected to attend all university taught and self-study days as specified within the agreed national curriculum, and work in the service for the remaining days of the week using their newly developed skills.

Employment and training will start in January 2024. The University course is a 12-month programme.

Young Devon is a youth work charity (1057949) who is actively committed to embracing diversity in all its forms. We particularly welcome applicants from under represented areas or with lived experience.

Closing date for applications – 12 noon on Monday 9th October 2023
Stage 1 interviews: Monday 23rd October 2023 (online)
Stage 2 interviews: Monday 30th October 2023

For an application pack and job description please click on the links below or contact our HR Department on
Application Form Trainee Wellbeing Practitioner 23-41
JD and spec for WP CBT trainee Sept 23-41
CWP Frequently Asked Questions 23-41

Please read the job description and person specification. If you then have any further questions about the role please contact Leanne Shapter on 07701 322519.

If you have not heard from us by Friday 20th October 2023, you have not been successful at shortlisting.

Young Devon is committed to Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable groups and all applicants who will or could have unsupervised access to these groups will complete the required checks through the Disclosure and Barring Service