Careers in RISE: Children and young people's mental health

Mental health professional speaking to young person during an appointment

About RISE

rise logo RISE provides emotional wellbeing and mental health support to children and young people across Coventry and Warwickshire. It is made up of several different services that work closely together, and each is led by mental health specialists.

Together, we aim to empower children and young people, and the adults in their lives, to build resilience and be informed of where to go for help and advice. 

We are a service that is known for being creative in response to the needs of children and young people to support them in receiving the right support as they need it.

Why should you join RISE? 

We're growing 

RISE is growing, and investment has created some exciting opportunities for people who are committed to working in mental health with children and young people.

If you have a passion to want to make a difference and are motivated and enthusiastic about working with young people and their families, we want to hear from you.

We’re leading the way 

We’re leading the way to a better future for children and young people in Coventry and Warwickshire, and it’s a journey that you can be a part of. 

Our recent achievements include: 

  • receiving national funding for exciting developments, including an NHS Trailblazer programme to improve access to services for children and young people
  • becoming an award-winning service. Our Think Family Outreach Team won a Nursing Times Workforce Award (2022). 
  • working as a part of a collaborative to improve access to Talking Therapies for children and young people and achieving partial CORC (Child Outcomes Research Consortium) accreditation, with awards for staff development and leadership and management achieved in 2022. 

We will support you 

As a part of RISE, you will join a supportive team with excellent learning and development opportunities.

Hear about some of the benefits of working in our services from our colleagues: 

Who we are and who can join us 

Lots of different people work in our services across a wide range of professions, all with the goal of providing the best care for the children and young people we support. 

We're made up of psychologists, psychiatrists, psychotherapists, social workers, nurses, support workers, occupational therapists, art therapists, drama therapists, administrators, and more.   

Meet some of the people behind RISE

Rachael - Clinical Lead, Primary Mental Health Team (PMHT)

Molly - RISE Assistant Psychologist

Alec - Social Worker and Approved Mental Health Professional

Beth - RISE Practitioner

Becca - Dramatherapist and RISE Practitioner

Our opportunities