Senior Clinician, Grade 16 (£51,837 - £53,928)
Working for Croydon, you will have the opportunity to be part of a newly developed clinical service, which is innovative and dynamic.
We are looking for a Senior Clinical therapist, to join our established clinical service. You will be working alongside our Systemic Practice Lead, supporting our practice framework that has systemic practice at its foundation. The successful candidate will input clinically into the Children Looked After and Care Leavers service and will be responsible for providing line management and clinical supervision to junior members of staff. 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.
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.
In return, we will offer you high quality support and development opportunities, specialist CPD and much more. If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Hendrix.firstname.lastname@example.org for an informal discussion.
Closing date: Sunday 11 July 2021
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.