Role:                   Clinical Lead

Location:            Primarily based at Heath Farm Fostering, Whitstable

Salary:                up to £57,500 per annum

Contract:            Full Time; Permanent


Heath Farm Fostering, an independent fostering agency, has an exciting opportunity to work creatively and dynamically to develop and deliver therapeutic services where caring for children and young people, carers, staff and best practice are at the heart of the team and the vision of the Group.

The Clinical Lead is an exciting specialised operational management role predominantly located at Heath Farm Fostering in Whitstable, however, is a Kent based role and covers a geographical operating region with oversight of Essex/London clinicians, carers, children and young people.


About the Role

The post and its supporting team are located within a designated Local Wellbeing & Clinical Hub which caters to the wider Kent area. However, this position is based at Heath Farm Fostering with an objective to manage the local independent clinical resource for the agency, providing outstanding care and aspirations for children and young people which is aided by clinical intervention. Services comprise of an independent Clinical Psychologist, independent Psychotherapists from a number of disciplines and an Occupational Therapist, Speech and Language Therapists are accessible via the wider Kent hub.

The post holder will hold clinical responsibility, manage and develop a multi-disciplinary team providing services of, but not limited to - Educational Psychology, Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational and Sensory Integration Therapy, Psychotherapy, Clinical Psychology and other appropriate professions as the allocated service requires to meet the needs of children, young people and adult’s -both staff and fostering families.

The post holder will be responsible for the outstanding functionality of the Local Wellbeing & Clinical Hub achieved through a substantial local resource being at their disposal to ensure the service is responsive and makes an impact in the best interests of vulnerable children and young people.


Who we are looking for

We’re looking for a committed and enthusiastic Clinician.  Someone with a holistic and integrated approach to care, education and clinical services would be perfect for this role.  The ideal applicant will be a Senior Therapist, a HPCP registered Practitioner Psychologist/ Social Worker with recognised therapy training, with experience of working with children and young adults.


In return we offer:

  • Professional supervision
  • A network of clinical colleagues with regular forums for peer reflection & practice development
  • Company Pension Scheme and benefits
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters"- access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services
  • Employee Rewards Hub – access to discounts, offers and cashback with 100s of retailers
  • Continuous professional development & training for a clear career path
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of others and make a positive difference
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other


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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