Wellbeing & Clinical Services Manager
Location: Whitstable, Kent.
Hours: 9.00am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
Salary: Up to £55,000 dependent on experience
Contract: Permanent, Full Time
Do you want to be part of and develop a Regional Wellbeing Hub within in a sector leading Therapeutic Fostering Agency?
Do you want to make a significant difference to a varied and professionally challenging group of children, young people and adults?
Do you want to create a nationally important resource with the substantial backing of a leading provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with complex needs?
Are you interested in and experienced in the field of complex or trauma related needs?
If so we have the role for you!
We’re looking for a Wellbeing & Clinical Services Manager to join the Outcomes First Group.
The post holder will hold clinical responsibility of the clinical team at Heath Farm Fostering.
Someone with a holistic and integrated approach to care, education and clinical services would be perfect for this role.
About the Group
We are part of National Fostering Group.
Our highly skilled and dedicated fostering community supports Local Authorities by providing short or long-term foster placements for thousands of vulnerable children and teenagers throughout the UK. With 100% of our 28 regional fostering agencies officially recognised by Ofsted, Welsh and Scottish regulators as either ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Good’, it is perhaps not surprising that more people choose to foster with our fostering agencies than any other fostering provider in the UK.
About the Role
The Wellbeing & Clinical Services Manager is an exciting specialised operational senior management role within the Agency
The post holder will hold clinical responsibility, manage and develop a multi-disciplinary team providing services of, but not limited to – Psychology, Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational and Sensory Integration Therapy, Psychotherapy, Therapy Assistants and other appropriate professions as the allocated services require to meet the needs of children, young people and/or adult’s. The post holder will be responsible for the outstanding functionality of the services clinical offer which is achieved through a substantial resource being at their disposal. They will also be delivering one to one and group therapy as well as delivering training to the wider carer and staff team on a regular basis.
Who we are looking for?
We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic senior specialist psychotherapist.
The post-holder will work independently within the overall framework of the service policies and procedures (Statement of Purpose) and support the integration of their specific service in the day to day running i.e. assessments, consultation and oversight of clinical services. A key aspect of the role will be quality assuring service delivery of clinical services at a universal, targeted and specialist level to support our wider teams in meeting our children, young peoples and adult’s needs in line with set Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).
Skills in the management of data are also important as the role includes collecting and analysing data to inform various pieces of service delivery, development and project work.
Essential Criteria (for a full list see the job description)
- Post Graduate Qualification
- 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 fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
- Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
- Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path
- Access to an allocated budget assigned for continuous professional development, training and on costs for a clear career path
- Supportive team environment
- Well-resourced provision
- Ongoing funded clinical supervision/Licence
Applications are invited online https://www.outcomesfirstgroup.co.uk/vacancies/.
The Outcomes First Group are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS and necessary checks.
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.