Midlands
Learning and Practice (L&P)
£48,000 p.a
Permanent
27 Apr 2021
Hours Per Week:
35
Full Time

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).
 
We very much welcome a range of clinical backgrounds, and are especially interested in applications from clinical psychologists, family therapists, counselling psychologists as well as counsellors and psychotherapists.
 
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 candidateyou 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.
 
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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