Location
Nottinghamshire
Department
Learning and Practice (L&P)
Advertising Salary
£23,664 pro rata (from FTE of £29,580 p.a)
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Careers Site Advertising End Date
26 Jan 2022
HoursHours Per Week:
28
Working Pattern
Monday- Thursday
School Website URL
https://www.rosslyn.nottingham.sch.uk/

About The Role

Permanent 
Hours: 28hrs p/w
Days: Monday - Thursday
Location: Nottinghamshire, NG8 6DD
School URL: https://www.rosslyn.nottingham.sch.uk/
  

Place2Be is seeking to recruit an exceptional, enthusiastic, resilient and compassionate person to join the East Midlands team as School Project Manager in one of our fantastic Nottingham schools – Rosslyn Park Primary and Nursery School. We're looking for someone who is a great communicator, creative, flexible and above-all puts the children at the heart of everything they do.

The School

Rosslyn Park Primary & Nursery School – “Aspire to reach higher; be the best that you can be”

Rosslyn Park is a large primary school with just under 700 children, in Aspley (north of Nottingham); which in spite of its size makes sure that every child is treated as an individual, feels valued and has a sense of belonging. You will be working within a wonderful school with extensive support across the school and community. Visit their website for more details:  https://rosslyn.nottingham.sch.uk/about/welcome 

Your role as School Project Manager

As School Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing a team of Place2Be Counsellors on Placement and building great relationships with children, families, and staff, to deliver an outstanding project at Rosslyn Park Primary and Nursery School.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative and dynamic charity focused on improving children’s mental health; providing the vital support children need to build life-long coping skills to thrive. Place2Be seeks to build resilience early in life through a range of universal and targeted interventions, ranging from therapeutic and psychoeducational group work, to parenting training and advice, through to one-to-one counselling for children and parents/carers.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to develop your clinical knowledge and skills in people/project management. You will have access to a wealth of knowledge from within a well-established organisation, extensive training opportunities and the local support of our highly experienced Area Managers and Clinical Supervisors.

This is an extremely rewarding and fulfilling role, working within a passionate and committed team and a chance to make a real difference and ensure that no child has to face mental health problems alone.

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.

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:
 
  • hold a recognised clinical qualification (in counselling, psychotherapy, clinical psychology, Art/Dance/Drama/Music Therapy)
  • hold a recognised membership of a relevant professional body (BACP/PTUK/UKCP/NCS/BPS)
  • have experience in a clinical role and an understanding of children, young people and schools
  • understand how schools work in partnership with clinical practitioners
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the importance of embedding Assessment and Formulation in clinical practice
  • be able to undertake work with parents, carers and school staff and to hold a clinical caseload with children or young people
  • be able to provide clinical and managerial supervision to trainee Counsellors on Placement and to ensure their integration into the school environment
Interview Date: Thursday 03rd February 2022 ZOOM Video Interview
  
Please feel free to contact Adam Knowles for an informal discussion about the role by emailing adam.knowles@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. The charity currently provides an embedded mental health service in almost 400 UK primary and secondary schools supporting a school community of around 225,000 children and young people. 
 
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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