Person Specification

Person Specification V2

Mandatory Qualifications or Status


Requirement Criteria Measurements
Professional qualification in one of the following: social work, probation, mental health, psychology, nursing or a Degree level qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant subject area (youth work, substance abuse, counselling) and/or a trained Therapist within a relevant evidence based programme. Essential From the application form, Documentary evidence
 

Training, Skills and Abilities


 

Knowledge and preferred Qualifications


 

Experience


Requirement Criteria Measurements
Substantial experience of working with children and families. Essential Probing at interview, From the application form
Experience of communicating effectively, highly technical and clinically sensitive information, including contentious and highly distressing information to client, their families, carers and other professional colleagues both within and outside the Local Authority. Essential Probing at interview, From the application form
Experience of the application of psychological theory and the delivery of interventions, such as Behavioural Therapy, Marital Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Family Therapy. Essential Probing at interview, From the application form
Experience of carrying out detailed systemic assessments and creating effective safety plans whilst maintaining clinical alliance across the whole ecology. Essential Probing at interview, From the application form
 

Other Conditions


Requirement Criteria Measurements
Driving licence and access to a car. Essential From the application form, Documentary evidence
 

Personal Attributes & Other Competencies