Senior Clinical Therapist
Grade 16 £52,746 - £54,873 (10% market supplement of salary)
“Have you got the passion and drive to make positive changes in the lives of children and young people?”
We have an exciting opportunity for a senior therapist to join our innovative and dynamic clinical service in Croydon, working in the Children and Families Services. Within this role, you will provide clinical consultations to frontline staff, deliver therapeutic interventions, train, supervise and support reflective practice groups.
You will be working alongside our Systemic Practice Lead, supporting our practice framework that has systemic practice at its foundation. We are keen to ensure that our clinical services are bespoke, flexible and offer timely responses. We wish to recruit an experienced family therapist with supervisory experience who is open to outreach working practices; holding in mind the importance of well-being through relational practices, an understanding of social conditions and power.
We have a clear practice framework which privileges relationship based practice as a medium for change and we have invested in a whole systems approach to systemic training for all staff.
Benefits of Working With Us
A highly competitive salary
Investment into your staff well-being
31 days’ annual leave in addition to Bank Holidays
A pension scheme with an average employer contribution of 20%
Flexible and Agile working
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Why Join Us
The team arrange meetings weekly to ensure all colleagues have the support required to fulfil their duties, they will use this time to problem solve complex cases
The ethos at Croydon is very much about working together to make positive change
Caseloads are very manageable enabling managers to know children well & ensure high standards of practice
You will join an established team who can help you settle in and offer their expertise
Will have the opportunity to work from home and work flexibly which provides you with more of a work-life balance.
You will be an experienced, accredited and registered family and systemic psychotherapist, with a qualification in systemic supervision.
You will have an ability to work in diverse ways with a range of children and young people, carers and networks.
You will be creative, being able to teach and undertake direct work with a multitude of skills at your disposal.
You will support the creation, provision and governance of a high quality specialist and clinical service.
You will be able you to use your experience and training within a statutory children’s service to effect positive outcomes for children and young people.
You will be keen to practice privileging the importance of relationships, effectively engaging with our residents, partners, managers, social worker and practitioners; ensuring that our children and young people are able to receive timely and responsive services.
For further details contact: Jo George (Head of Systemic Clinical Service, Workforce Development and Principal Social Worker), Jo.George@croydon.gov.uk, Tel 02087266000
Recruitment and Selection Timeline
The closing date for applications is 23:59 on 22nd May 2022
Shortlisting will take place week commencing 23rd May 2022
Interviews will take place week commencing 30th May 2022
Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role.
Croydon council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. The Successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check which allows them to work with children.