The Fire Fighters Charity exists to support serving and retired fire and rescue service personnel and their families in supporting their mental health, physical health and social needs. We recognise that no two people are alike and work in partnership with our beneficiaries to help them achieve their potential.
The Fire Fighters Charity works within a recovery model, our approach is person- centred and needs-led, support is focused on enabling and empowering our beneficiaries to live meaningful lives, despite any challenges that they may face
We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Lead Practitioner to join our dynamic multi-professional team based at Marine Court, our purpose built centre in West Sussex. Solution focused and with excellent communication skills you will lead a small team of practitioners and work in partnership with our beneficiaries to understand their needs and goals and develop holistic support to help them reach their potential. Support may be provided through face to face interventions, delivery of group workshops, telephone and web based interactions, with teams working collaboratively and proactively to ensure our services are integrated, effective and, above all, make a genuine difference.
Lead Practitioner (FTC up to 12months)
22.5hrs per week (Mon, Tues and Fri)
4 week rota, working 1 weekend day in 4
Registration as a health care practitioner and membership of an appropriate professional body are essential, as are strong leadership and communication skills, a proactive attitude and an ability to lead by example. The Charity would be interested in receiving applications from any discipline however experience of working with people who present with poor mental health such as stress, anxiety, stress as a result of trauma is essential.
In return, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a rewarding role helping the everyday heroes the UK’s fire and rescue services.
How to apply
Visit www.firefighterscharity.org.uk for more information on the exciting work we do, the role and how to apply, or contact the Human Resources Team on 01256 366 580.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.
Closing Date: 9am 22 February 2019
Interview Date: 5 or 6 March 2019