Farringdon, Greater London
£50,000 per year pro rata + Benefits
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Regional Clinical Lead - (Counsellors)

£50,000 per annum pro rata + benefits

Full Time 

Interim - 3 month FTC with possibility of extension

Location: Home based during current climate, Office location: 175 St John Street, Farringdon, London, EC1V 4LW

Regions Covered: London East End, London South, London South East, Kent, London North East & Home Counties - some travel will equired

Note: Only apply for this position if you are available to start work immediately as this is an interim role for 3 months and we are hiring right away!


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the UK’s leading children's mental health charity Place2Be has been providing in school support and expert professional development to improve the emotional wellbeing of children and young people, families, teachers and school staff for over 25 years Place2Be provides children’s mental health services in 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. We are currently training c1200 Counsellors on Placement each year who build their mental health and counselling skills and experience through practice in our partner schools.

To continue our ambition to reach 10% of schools nationally, we are looking for an inspirational and passionate clinician to join us the capacity of Regional Clinical Lead on an initial 3 Month Interim basis.

Overall Purpose:

As Interim 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. 

What will I be responsible for in my new role:

  • You will be accountable for clinical governance within the Region, ensuring our services are clinically sound, effective and legally compliant
  • You will work closely with Regional Director to shape service delivery in the region
  • You will lead on national strategy, quality, cost effectiveness and delivery of one key area of clinical practice: Parent Work, Group Work, School interventions and Assessment and Formulation
  • You will be accountable for ensuring all new recruits go through a consistent clinical induction programme, which includes Safeguarding
  • You will set up reporting and monitoring systems to ensure that rigorous assessment and formulation is embedded and at the heart of all clinical activity

As the successful candidate you will have:

  • Experience of delivering a range of clinical learning modules, to qualified clinicians and large groups
  • A supervision Qualification - Essential
  • 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
  • Understanding and applied use of assessment, formulation and clinical outcome measures to improve practice
  • Knowledge and understanding of a range of therapeutic approaches for working therapeutically with CYP
  • Extensive experience of working as a clinical supervisor
  • Experience of working specifically with Counsellors, Psychotherapists or Therapists would be highly advantageous but not necessarily essential

In return we offer a range of fantastic benefits including:

  • Enhanced Annual Leave entitlement
  • Robust Learning and Development Programme
  • Contributory Pension Scheme up to 8%
  • Life Assurance 4 x Annual Salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle purchase and season ticket loan schemes
  • Extended maternity/paternity pay
  • Mobile Phone Discount

A supportive organisation we offer strong and clear leadership as well as a fantastic working environment to ensure your early success.

Note: Only apply for this position if you are available to start work immediately as this is an interim role for 3 months and we are hiring right away!

Closing Date: Thursday 7th June 2020 at 11.59pm
1st Interview: Immediately
Start Date: early June 2020

To apply: please email us your most upto date CV before the closing date: midnight Sunday 7th June 2020

If you share our core values of perseverance, integrity, compassion and creativity, we would love you to join us. It’s sensitive and demanding work - but hugely rewarding and fulfilling - you will be helping give young people brighter futures.

Place2Be is committed to equal opportunities and anti-discrimination practices and we positively encourage applications from all sections of the community. We are keen to reflect the diversity of the partner schools we work in and are particularly interested in attracting applications from male candidates, as well as candidates from Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.

More about Place2Be

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Refreshed on: 04 June 2020
Closed date: 07 June 2020
Job ref: RCL - Interim
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