Website Place2Be

Place2Be is the leading children’s mental health charity providing in-school support and expert professional development to improve the emotional wellbeing of children and young people, families, teachers and school staff. Place2Be provides mental health support and training for over 600 primary and secondary schools, reaching a total school population of over 350,000 pupils.

Our teams provide a range of services in our partner schools to build resilience early in life through counselling, creative work and play and support a child’s ability to engage in school life.  Our work, focused on early intervention, is part of the ‘comprehensive CAMHS system’.

About The Role
Permanent
Full Time
Location Midlands
Salary £48K

We are excited to be recruiting a Regional Clinical Lead at Place2Be!

As the Regional Clinical Lead, you will ensure consistently high quality, safe, ethical and efficient clinical work is delivered across the Region. You will be accountable for clinical governance and ensure all services are clinically sound, effective and legally compliant.

As a senior member of the clinical team at Place2Be you will work with the Clinical Director and other Regional Clinical Leads to help shape the organisation’s approach and range of mental health interventions in schools.

To be considered for this position you will be able to demonstrate an ability to improve methods of clinical service delivery within the context of up to date research and emerging best practice in children and young people’s mental health services and in line with clinical policies and procedures. The successful candidate will have experience of delivering a range of clinical learning modules, to qualified clinicians and large groups.

To apply: for this position you must have a minimum Level 6 Certificate or equivalent qualification in Clinical Supervision (ideally Counselling, Psychotherapy or Therapy) and current membership of a relevant professional body (BPS, BACP, UKCP, HCPC, COSCA).

What will I be responsible for in my new role?

following geographical regions:

• South Wales
• East Midlands
• West Midlands

Travel across this region may be required

Main responsibilities:
 
You will:

• be accountable for clinical governance within the Region, ensuring our services are clinically sound, effective and legally compliant
• work closely with Regional Director to shape service delivery in the region
• lead (or co-lead) on national strategy, quality, cost effectiveness and delivery of one key area of clinical practice, such as:
• parent Work
• group Work
• secondary School interventions
• digital Integration
• be accountable for ensuring all new recruits go through a consistent clinical induction programme, that includes safeguarding
• set-up reporting and monitoring systems to ensure that rigorous assessment and formulation is embedded and at the heart of all clinical activity
• support the Regional Director, who is accountable for ensuring that there are adequate numbers of employees and Counsellors on Placement, to fulfil Partner School contracts, with interviews for School based clinical staff and Counsellors on Placement
• ensure all Counsellors on Placement have safeguarding induction and adequate measures are in place for measuring the effectiveness and learning from clinical placements.

 

About You
As the successful candidate, you will have:

– a minimum Level 6 or equivalent clinical qualification and current
– membership of a relevant professional body (BPS, BACP, UKCP, HCPC, COSCA)
– Level 6 Certificate or equivalent qualification in Clinical Supervision
– senior leadership and clinical experience in the field of children and young people’s mental health services, ideally with experience of working with/in a school setting
– experience of specialist assessment, formulation and treatment of individuals with a range of psychological needs of a complex nature
– extensive experience of working as a clinical supervisor
– experience of managing and monitoring safeguarding disclosures and referrals and of handling risk
– Experience of delivering a range of clinical learning modules, to qualified clinicians and large groups
– Understanding and applied use of assessment, formulation and clinical outcome measures to improve practice

1st Interview date: Friday 7th May 2021

2nd Interview date: Tuesday 11th May 2021

If you wish to have an informal discussion, have any queries on any aspect of the appointment process, or need additional information please contact our recruitment team via jobs@place2be.org.uk

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.

To apply or to view/download the full Job Description and Person Specification, please visit our website for further details.

To apply for this job please visit careers.place2be.org.uk.