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Bromley Y

Social Prescriber

Job description

**Bromley Y **is a long-established Charity based in Bromley that listens to feedback from Children, Young People, their families and/or carers as well as partner agencies. We are a Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Service based on the principles of IThrive and IAPT. We are very proud of all the services we offer, from 1:1 evidenced based interventions to group work, digital offers, including webinars, and mentoring.

There is an exciting opportunity to join our organisation as a Social Prescriber.

About the role
• Role: Social Prescriber
• Salary banding: FTE is £32,887.13 per annum to £40,843.69 per annum
• Working pattern: 37 hours a week, negotiable
• Contract: Permanent
• Location: Hybrid model

This is a new scheme for Bromley Y and the post holder will have a key role in developing and shaping the service. The post holder will support young people aged 16-24 in Bromley to explore, identify and engage in activities of their choice, with the aim of increasing mental and/or physical wellbeing and confidence. This involves supporting the well-being and development of young people through a 1-2- 1 health coaching approach, helping them to create personal, achievable plans and introducing them to a wide range of relevant activities to meet their goals.

The right candidate

The successful candidate will work closely with both the Practice Lead and Operations Manager for the Thriving Research and Development Team to establish and maintain this scheme and will work with people with different cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary and should be committed to equity, equality, diversity and inclusion. Further they will be good at identifying activities, managing a budget and sourcing funding. The postholder will also be motivated and a good communicator with experience of developing local partnerships.

Flexibility with working hours is a must as our service operates 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and some Saturday working may be required.

Essential criterion includes:

• A professional qualification, with evidence of continuing professional development, in a field relevant to child and adolescent mental health. They will also have professional membership or accreditation for example Coaching, BACP, UKCP, HCPC, GMC, NMC, BPS.

• Over two years’ experience of working with children and families, including work with children and young people with emotional and mental health needs which includes working with children and young people with a wide range of clinical and behavioural presentation.

• Experience of undertaking assessment of emotional wellbeing needs of children and young people.

• Experience of working with multi-agency partners and planning best outcomes for children and young people.

• Experience of fund raising and managing a budget.

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