Trainee Wellbeing Practitioner (LGBTQ)

Creative Youth Network
Contract Type: 
Full Time
40 hours per week
Details of Role: 

Are you an experienced youth worker? Are you passionate about improving wellbeing outcomes for young people? Are you looking to develop your practice and training around young people’s mental health?

We are currently seeking a Trainee Wellbeing Practitioner (LGBTQ) to join our Youth Services team based in South Gloucestershire. Whilst you will work within Creative Youth Network as part of the Youth Services team, you will be based within our partner organisation, Diversity Trust delivering, high-quality, evidence-based interventions for LGBTQ children and young people experiencing, mild to moderate anxiety, low mood and behavioural difficulties.

This is a 1 year training role within the Children and Young People’ Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme (CYP IAPT). You will attend Exeter University for all university based taught and self-study days required by the education provider, and work in the service for the remaining days of the week using your newly developed skills. Your travel and accommodation to Exeter University will be provided for you as part of the trainee programme.

You will be based at The Station or Diversity Trust, with up to two evening open access sessions per week, working with LGBTQ young people. The training and service experience will equip you with the necessary knowledge, attitude and capabilities to operate effectively within the wider service.

In return we can offer 25 days of holiday per year excluding 8 bank holidays per year, a cycle to work scheme, opportunities for flexible working, paid breaks and development opportunities.

This role is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Salary: £21,089 (NHS BAND 4)

Hours: 40 Hours Per Week

One year fixed-term Contract until January 2022 (the role may continue beyond this subject to funding).

Application deadline: Friday 23rd October, 09:00

Interviews: Thursday 5th & Friday 6th November

Start date: January 2021 with an induction at Exeter University on Friday 15th January

For more information and to apply, please email or visit

Applications are preferred in a Word Doc format.

Creative Youth Network is committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity.

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Closing Date: 
Friday, 23 October, 2020 - 09:00
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
0117 947 7948