Clinical Lead/Regional Well-Being Lead

Location:          The Grange Therapeutic School & The Shires Provisions, Leicestershire

Hours:              8.30am – 5pm, Monday- Friday

Salary:              £50,000 - £60,000 dependent on experience

Contract:          Permanent, Full time, 52 weeks


Are you excited to work during times of transformative change?

Do you want to develop and manage the therapeutic teams covering two leading SEN provisions?

Are you interested in and experienced in the field of working with the challenges associated with ASD, complex needs and early developmental trauma related needs?

Do want create a nationally important resource with the substantial backing of one of the leading providers of education and care for young people with SEN?

Are you a highly experienced clinician or therapist in the field of SEN or trauma related needs?

If so we have the role for you!

We’re looking for a Clinical Lead/Regional Well-Being Lead to join the Outcomes First Group.

The post holder will develop the therapeutic services for The Grange Therapeutic School, The Shires and associated children’s homes on the Rutland / Leicestershire border.

Someone with a holistic and integrated approach to care, education and clinical services would be perfect for this role.


About the Role?

This is an exciting new role managing the therapeutic services for the two educational provisions plus local residential services. There will also be the opportunity of supporting local fostering services. The post holder will have a substantial resources to call on with the aim of improving the outcomes of young people in tandem with the care and education teams across all sites.


About the Schools:

The Grange Therapeutic School is an independent special school for young people aged 8 -18 years with social, emotional and mental health difficulties. Our school is based in a Victorian country house in Leicestershire.

The Shires is an education provision and residential home for young people with autism and associated learning difficulties spread across two sites in Rutland and Lincolnshire.


About the Group:

We are part of Acorn Care and Education and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.

We provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable children and young people across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our homes are rated as Outstanding or Good.

We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.

Acorn Care and Education is part of the Outcomes First Group.


Who we are looking for?

We are looking for a highly qualified, experienced and effective senior practitioner who has a clear vision of what outstanding therapeutic services look like. They should be an excellent leader and manager who is able to work with multi-disciplinary teams and build consensus.


Essential Criteria (for a full list see the job description):

  • Post Graduate Qualification, for example MA / Doctorate
  • First degree in psychology, education, social work or related discipline.
  • Experience in managing multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience of working with children and young people
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage strategically
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a range of key partners
  • Ability to work sensitively with people and resolve conflict.


Why work for us?

  • Be part of a growing national organisation whose client group are professionally challenging
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path
  • Supportive team environment
  • Well-resourced provision


Applications are invited online though the Outcomes First website

If you have any further questions regarding how to apply or arrange a visit please call 01664 454264 or contact Dr. Leanne Johnson, Regional Head of Children’s Clinical Services, to discuss Clinical Services at Outcomes First Group

The Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.

We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for

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