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Our Off Centre 16-25yr old Transitions Service provides early access help for young people with moderate to severe mental health problems who would not be suitable for adult services. It facilitates the transition to adult services where appropriate, improves the mental well-being of young people by providing timely or early interventions including individual, time limited and outcome focussed counselling / psychotherapy, accessible drop in provision, therapeutic group work and keywork support. Following an holistic assessment, the service provides a range of therapeutic interventions with a step in, step up and step down approach dependent on the complexity of the individual young adult’s issues.

As Lead Therapist and Deputy Clinical Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of the service and deputising for the Service Manager as necessary. You will have significant experience of working with young people / young adults with complex mental health and psychosocial issues and providing outcome focussed interventions that support resilience and / or recovery. In addition you will have relevant line management and supervision experience to support both staff performance and service delivery. You will also support both the Service Manager and local Operational Manager in ensuring the service meets compliance / funder requirements and contribute to the strategic development of the service.

This is a maternity cover contract which will be terminated when the substantive post holder returns to work in order to enable us to give them work. This is currently expected to be in 12 months but this is subject to change.

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Closing date:  Monday 12th October 2020, 10am

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