• Part Time
  • London

Website Place2Be

About The Role
Hours: 21 hrs p/w
Part time
Location: Ealing, Hillingdon  – Remote working with some travel into schools

Each Place2Be Project is managed by an Area Manager with the support of a Clinical Supervisor who offers clinical supervision to clinical/mental health practitioners in that Area.  The Clinical Supervisors are line managed and clinically supervised by the Regional Clinical Lead.

As a Clinical Supervisor you will be line managed and clinically supervised by a Regional Clinical Lead, who you’ll report directly into.

Your key responsibilities will involve the delivery of Place2Be school-based mental health services and ensuring we maintain high quality clinical practice levels to enable the delivery of an effective service for all Place2Be projects within your Area. You will also establish positive and active relationships with all clinical staff and carry out quality and ethical clinical supervision in line with Place2Be’s Supervision Policy and BACP guidelines.

You’ll provide ongoing regular communication with Area Manager’s, for delivery of best in class service for both our partner schools and our workforce. In addition, you will Support the Area Manager, where appropriate, in establishing effective working relationships and referral pathways with specialist services.

You’ll ensure any safeguarding concerns raised within clinical supervision are documented and shared with the Area Manager who will monitor and review cases. In addition, you will provide clinical supervision to clinical practitioners (both face to face and remotely) and support supervisees in the clinical use of assessment data to create coherent formulations for each case.

Diversity and Inclusion

Place2Be is committed to equal opportunities and anti-discrimination practices and we positively encourage applications from all sections of the community. We are particularly interested in attracting applications from applicants from diverse groups.

Additionally, for our clinical roles we are particularly keen in attracting male candidates to reflect the diversity of the partner schools and communities we work in.

All successful applicants to clinical roles will be asked to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS/PVG.

About You
The successful candidate:

Will have a recognised counselling or therapy qualification with substantial post-qualifying experience, along with a good knowledge of the school environment. Most important of all is your approach; we are an exciting, dynamic organisation doing amazing work so we’re looking for people with the enthusiasm and commitment to match our own.

You will:

possess a minimum Level 6 or equivalent clinical qualification and current membership of a relevant professional body
Extensive post-qualification experience as a practicing therapist/counsellor with children and young people in a school setting
Minimum Level 6 Certificate or equivalent in Clinical Supervision
Experience of offering clinical supervision to therapists for children and young people
have the ability to create, develop and communicate a clear strategic vision of how you will provide the appropriate clinical supervision for the Clinical Practitioners
have strong knowledge and understanding of the importance of embedding Assessment and Formulation in clinical practice
Show a clear understanding of safeguarding and child protection procedures and commitment to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults

1st Interview: Monday 29th November and Wednesday 1st December 2021 ZOOM Video Interview

Please feel free to contact our Recruitment team via jobs@place2be.org.uk if you you have any questions about this role, or would like to speak to someone.

In return we offer you a range of fantastic benefits including:

Enhanced Annual Leave entitlement
Robust Learning and Development Programme
Contributory Pension Scheme
Life Assurance, 4x Annual Salary
Employee Assistance Programme
Mobile Phone Discounts (EE network)
Cycle purchase and season ticket loan schemes Extended maternity/paternity pay

If you share our core values of perseverance, integrity, compassion and creativity and have the counselling skills and patience to support some of the UK’s most vulnerable young people and families, we would love you to join us. It’s sensitive and demanding work – but hugely rewarding and fulfilling – you will be helping to give young people a brighter future.

Please view/download the full Job Description and Person Specification on our website for further details.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@PLACE2BE.ORG.UK.

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