Fixed term contract ending 31st August 2020
Do you have an in-depth understanding of domestic abuse and its effects on men, women and children with significant experience of managing a busy caseload. Are you looking for the perfect environment to put your skills to great use. Welcome to My Time as a Team Leader - DVPP.
A division of Richmond Fellowship, My Time provides a range of Domestic Abuse and mental health services across the West Midlands. Right now, we need a suitably qualified individual to line manage a team and oversee the delivery of our Domestic Abuse perpetrator services. Working alongside the clinical lead and service manager you will monitor the quality and support provided to clients in line with service models and RESPECT standards. Within this role you are required to ensure that data entry & reporting on systems is accurate, timely and in line with quality assurance requirements. Undertaking scheduled service audits will be important too, as will assisting the clinical lead to manage the risk within Domestic Abuse services in collaboration with the service manager and SMT.
Providing inductions, supervision and coaching to your team, allocating resources appropriately and ensuring safe working practices are put in place to support clients appropriately – all are aspects of this challenging role.
To succeed, you’ll need a recognised qualification and/or experience in counselling and psychotherapy or a degree in psychology, health and social care. We’ll also be looking for relevant clinical experience, knowledge of patterns of behaviour in domestic abuse perpetrators and an understanding of the need to offer an integrated service. Familiarity with safeguarding of vulnerable adults and children L3 or above is also desirable, as is CBT knowledge and experience of challenging cognitive distortions.
A key requirement will be to have a flexible approach, the ability to think laterally and creatively and a flair for managing conflicting demands and priorities effectively.
This is a rolling recruitment process, shortlisted candidates will be interviewed as and when they apply.
So, are you ready to take on this rewarding role that comes with some really great benefits? Apply now via our website.
My Time is part of Recovery Focus, a national group of charities highly experienced in providing specialist support services to individuals and families living with the effects of mental ill health, drug and alcohol use, gambling and domestic violence. We know that recovery can look and feel very different to each and every one of us. But we also know that if we provide the right support, at the right time, we can inspire recovery nationwide and that recovery is possible for everyone.