Head Office, 175 St John Street
Learning and Practice (L&P)
£40,000 p.a
Fixed Term
02 May 2021
Hours Per Week:
35
Monday to Friday

About The Role

FTC for 18 Months
Hours: 35hrs p/w
Days: Monday- Friday
Location: London, EC1V 4LW

Please note: We are willing to consider applicants from outside of London, if you can work from home and travel as needed.

As the Programme Leader for Family Work, you will be responsible for leadership of all training and digital aspects of the Parenting Programme which includes, though is not limited to:

  • The Parenting App
  • The Parenting Course
  • PIPT Training and supervision
  • Induction and CPD training for the Family Practitioners

This will involve curriculum development, programme delivery, delegate learning, analysing and evaluating outcome data and the enhancement of clinical and quality standards.  In this role, you will also contribute to the development and delivery of an outstanding parenting service across the organisation and UK.

Furthermore, you will be part of the Senior Clinical Team, comprising Regional Clinical Leads and Educational Psychologist along with the Clinical Director. They will report to the RCL with national responsibility for parenting work and ensure that their programme(s) is/are consistently quality assured through development, evaluation, delivery and supervision.

What will I be responsible for in my new role? You will:

  • Lead on the development, organisation and day to day management of the digital parenting and PIPT programmes, ensuring their relevance, currency, coherence, attractiveness and distinctiveness
  • Contribute to new programme development as appropriate and ensure it reflects up-to-date practice in Place2Be Partner schools along with best practice in the wider field
  • Lead on the assurance and enhancement of clinical outcomes and quality standards across the programme(s)
  • Co-ordinate programme staffing, supervising, supporting and mentoring of Family Practitioners.
  • Work closely with the Regional Clinical Lead and Project Manager to ensure the smooth day to day running of the programme(s) in line with the annual budget and departmental plan
  • Effectively manage and build PIPT trainer capacity and expertise so that Place2Be builds a team of skilled trainers to deliver the programme in regional locations around the UK
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 Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic backgrounds.

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 clinical qualification in family interventions/counselling/Childhood Development/Clinical Psychology/Social Work
  • a membership of a relevant professional body (BACP/UKCP/NCS/BPS – BASW (British Association for Social Workers)/AFT (Association for Family Practice and Systemic Practice)
  • post qualified experience in a senior clinical role working with children, young people, families and schools
  • experience of delivering Personalised Individual Parenting Training (PIPT) or other similar family/parenting  orientated therapy
  • previous experience of using Assessment Framework and Formulation to identify most appropriate intervention and improve outcomes
  • the ability to manage workload and conflicting demands
  • In depth knowledge of childhood development and a systemic family approach
 
Interview Dates: Wednesday 12th May 2021 ZOOM Video Interview

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.

About Us

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’.  
 
Through our professional development programme, we are training c1200 Counsellors on Placement each year who build their mental health and counselling skills and experience through practice in our partner schools. We also provide a range of professional development programmes on mental health and wellbeing for school leaders, teachers and other professionals who work with children and young people, so we can help to build ‘mentally healthy’ schools and communities where all children can thrive and flourish.    
 
We continue to pilot, trial and explore new ways in which we can develop our practice as well as share learning, expertise and findings from the robust evidence and evaluation we gather. HRH The Duchess of Cambridge is our Royal Patron and Place2Be is one of the founding charity partners of Heads Together. We also work collaboratively with a range of charities and expert organisations to leverage best-in-class knowledge and expertise to inform, develop and improve outcomes for the children, families and schools we support.   

We ask our staff team to share our core values of perseverance, integrity, compassion and creativity, and to have the skills and patience to support some of the UK’s most vulnerable children and families.

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