Job Vacancy – The Children’s Society – Resolve & Assist Emotional Health and Wellbeing Practitioner

Job Title: Resolve & Assist Emotional Health and Wellbeing Practitioner
Salary/ Rate:  £23,855.76 – £26,506.74 per annum
Location: Manchester
Closing Date: 22nd June 2022
Hours: 37 hours per week

Emotional Health and wellbeing services that work with children between the ages of five and eighteen who have witnessed or been subjected to domestic abuse.  Also offers support for those who have an identified housing & accommodation needs due to domestic violence and abuse. The service covers the Greater Manchester area.


  • To provide outreach 1-1 tailored structured interventions to children and young people (CYP)
  • To be able to adjust the 1-1 sessions to work with children, young people from 5 year to 18 years.
  • Listen to the voice of CYP, advocating when needed.
  • Educating (CYP) on Healthy/Unhealthy relationships, safety planning, emotions, and feelings.
  • Equip (CYP) with self-help tools & strategies to promote sustainable good mental health & well-being, building confidence and resilience.

Permanent position but with a provisional end date for funding of 31/3/2023

Salary – DN scale £23,855.76 – £26,506.74

The Children’s Society has been helping children and young people in this country for over 130 years. We run local services that support children when they are at their most vulnerable and in desperate need of help. We’re there for children, every step of the way. 

This role sits within our Youth Impact directorate, which works to provide one-to-one support for children who need support. Your role will be to help us maintain and develop innovative practice to support our work in our services around the country

In order to be considered for this post you will have to demonstrate that you already have:


  • Ability to engage children and young people in emotional health and wellbeing work.
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.
  • Communication skills – specifically for: language/learning needs, sensitive issues, professionals, and stakeholders.                                                                                                                 
  • Has a flexible approach to help and support CYP needs.
  • IT skills, particularly using Microsoft Office software package and case recording systems online
  • Assessment and evaluation skills
  • Negotiation and influencing skills
  • Ability to plan and manage own workload
  • A child centred approach is essential.

Work-based Knowledge

  • Knowledge and understanding of the diverse range of needs of children and young people who have been exposed to domestic violence & abuse (DV&A).
  • An awareness and understanding of relevant research and legislation including safeguarding legislation and procedures.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of trauma informed practice.
  • Effective methods of working and communicating with parents/carers and young people affected by domestic abuse.

If you wish to discuss this informally please email 

For an application pack please visit the web site

or telephone The Children’s Society Recruitment team on 020 7841 4400

The Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with.  As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.  We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services.

Therefore, candidates applying for work in our CYP Directorate will be required to complete an “Employment history_template” document prior to interview.   

The closing date for applications is 22nd June 2022 Interviews to take place on a date TBC at Oldham office.–assist-emotional-health-and-wellbeing-practitioner–4651/4669/description/

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