Role: Therapy Delivery Manager
Salary: £36,000 per annum
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Therapy Delivery Manager to be a part of our developing team at a dynamic and professional charity. The Therapy Delivery Manager will report to the Head of Therapy.
The purpose of this role is to act as the Clinical Lead for the Therapy Service and to provide direct line management for the Therapy Team which works within a multi-agency setting to provide an empathic and pro-active service to victims of sexual violence adults and children and their families, within and outside of the criminal justice system, across the county. The Therapy Services are funded through multiple grants and contracts.
The Therapy Delivery Manager must demonstrate well developed leadership skills, decisive operational accountability and an ability to work in the absence of senior management.
This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Up to two days per week may be worked from home (dependent upon office requirements) and the rest of the week will be worked at our offices in Derby and Alfreton but the role may also require the post holder to travel.
The Therapy Delivery Manager position comes with a salary of £36,000 per annum, a flexible working scheme, ongoing skills development and training, an enhanced annual leave scheme and a company pension scheme.
The Organisation is a Charity supporting victims of sexual violence across Derbyshire. The aims of the Charity are; to reduce the impact of rape and sexual abuse on victims (male and female) and their families; to encourage reporting of rape and sexual abuse, if appropriate; to support victims through the criminal justice process and; to reduce the incidence of rape and sexual abuse by raising awareness.
We are now looking for a dynamic Therapy Delivery Manager to oversee effective delivery of the Charity’s Therapy Services.
Therapy Delivery Manager Main Duties:
- As clinical lead, offer clinical advice and consultation on clients’ psychological wellbeing to other staff members including sub-contracted therapists, student & volunteer counsellors and external organisations involved with those clients
- Provide the direct line management for the Therapy Team including induction, training, line management meetings and appraisals and ensure staff attendance at clinical supervision
- To occasionally provide in-house clinical supervision to students & volunteer counsellors as of when required, in line with the BACP guidelines and any training establishment requirements.
- Facilitate and chair meetings with the sub-contractors, such as Quarterly Meetings, Clinical Reflection Groups and other relevant meetings
- Develop therapy services in line with the demands and specifications set out by funders and contractors
- Monitor and ensure all client contact and activity is recorded on the Organisation’s secure database as required by SV2
- Ensure the communication network between agencies and SV2 is effective
and maintain and develop good working relationships with relevant agencies
- Undertake training and attend regular line management, group supervision, management meetings and team meetings, as required
- Undertake the requisite amount of CPD as identified in annual appraisals and line management processes (within BACP Guidelines)
Therapy Delivery Manager Necessary Skills, Qualifications and Experience:
- Minimum of a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling or Psychotherapy (E)
- Safeguarding training to Level 3 (E)
- 750 hours post qualification practice (E)
- Experience in managing and supporting staff to deliver services effectively (E)
- A minimum of two years’ experience of undertaking therapeutic assessments (E)
- A minimum of three years’ experience working specifically with this client group (E)
- Extensive knowledge & awareness of rape, sexual abuse, rape trauma syndrome and their effects within the therapeutic setting (E)
- Knowledge and understanding of a wide range of therapeutic approaches to counselling (E)
- Knowledge and experience in relation to the Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults and Children (E)
- Ability to create and implement effective outcome based care plans (E)
- Ability to research and map services and produce meaningful up-to-date pathways (E)
- Ability to negotiate and influence a wide variety of different professions, working in a multi-disciplinary setting (E)
- Able to maintain professional, well written and comprehensive notes and write reports (E)
- Competent use of IT i.e. Word, Outlook, Gmail, Excel, etc (E)
- Must hold a valid driving licence and have access to own transport which will need to be insured for business use (E)
- Accredited member of BACP or a similar professional body (E)
It will be necessary for you to apply for a Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure and be subject to Police Vetting as a requirement for this position.
Applicants should register their interest by clicking the ‘apply online’ button and attaching their CV. We will then contact you and provide you with an Application Pack.
Closing date for completed applications is 11th November 2021. If application is successful, interviews will be held on 18th November 2021.
While we would like to contact all our candidates, unfortunately, this is not possible so if you haven’t heard from us 14 days after the closing date, your application has not been successful.
We do not accept applications from recruitment agencies.