Clinical Director

Posted about 1 month ago by The Brandon Centre
Location London Job Type Permanent
Salary £78,983 per annum pro rata Sector Clinical, Counselling, Educational, Psychotherapy, Leadership Roles

Clinical Director

£78,983 per annum pro rata

Hours: Full time (negotiable but at least 4 days/week)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, experienced and forward-thinking Clinician to provide clinical expertise and leadership to the Brandon Centre. Working closely with the Centre’s CEO, the Clinical Director will be responsible for leading, managing and directing the clinical work of the centre to ensure the delivery of a high quality service to young people.  The Clinical Director will also work with the CEO and other managers to maintain and develop collaborative working and funding opportunities.

We are looking for a clinician with significant experience in supervising and managing staff who are working therapeutically with young people with mental health problems either in the NHS or the voluntary sector.   You should have a high level of expertise and competence with current psychotherapeutic models and methods of practice and the ability to apply these in the treatment of young people with mental health problems, including the use of routine outcome measures.  In addition, you should have demonstrable experience and expertise in service development, clinical governance and contract management.

You have a qualification in clinical psychology (D Clin Psych), psychotherapy (BPC or UKPC registered) or child psychotherapy (ACP registered) and have substantial experience in managing a psychological therapy service.  The successful candidate will also have a genuine commitment to, and sympathy with, the Brandon Centre's objectives, maintaining its ethos of young person centred care.

Brandon Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy for Young People is a charitable organisation that has existed for 50 years.  The principal objective of the Brandon Centre is to maintain and develop an accessible and flexible professional service in response to the psychological, sexual health and social needs of young people aged 12 to 25.  More information about the charity can be found on our website.

Further details of the role are set out in the job description and person specification.  For an informal discussion about the post please contact Alex Tambourides (CEO) on 020 7267 4792. 

To apply, please complete the Brandon Centre application form which includes a supporting statement setting out how your experience relates to the job description and person specification as evidence of your suitability for the role. Further information and application forms can be found here:

Completed application forms should be sent to:  You may send a copy of your CV with your application form should you wish to, however it is not necessary to do so and the application form must still be completed in full.

Closing date: 11.59pm, 23rd September 2018

Provisional interview date (1st Stage): 2nd October 2018

Provisional interview date (2nd Stage): 8th October 2018

The Brandon Centre is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk of harm and expects all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practices to protect children and adults at risk of harm. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The Brandon Centre is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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