£78,983 per annum pro rata
Hours: Full time (negotiable but at least 4 days/week)
The Brandon Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy for Young People is a small charity, with a significant local community presence, that has been providing services to young people in Camden and neighbouring boroughs for over fifty years. Our services include psychological therapies, a contraception and sexual health service, parenting groups and systemic integrative treatments. 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).
We are looking for a dynamic, experienced and forward-thinking individual, to provide clinical expertise and leadership across the organisation. Working closely with the Centre’s CEO, the Clinical Director will be responsible for overseeing all the clinical work of the Centre, to ensure the development and delivery of high quality services that are well regarded by young people. The Clinical Director will also work collaboratively, to develop the organisation’s vision, strategy and opportunities for growth.
We are looking for someone with significant experience in leading, supervising and managing staff who are working therapeutically with young people, either in the NHS or the voluntary sector. You should have extensive experience and understanding of a range of psychotherapeutic models and their application in the treatment of young people with mental health issues including the use of outcome measures. In addition, you should have demonstrable experience and expertise in service development, partnership working, clinical governance and contract management.
Interested applicants are required to have a qualification in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy), Psychotherapy (BPC or UKPC registered) or Child Psychotherapy (ACP registered) and have substantial experience in managing a psychological therapy service at a senior/organisational level. We are a passionate and values driven organisation and the successful candidate will therefore have a genuine commitment to, and sympathy with, the Brandon Centre's objectives, and promote its ethos of young person centred care.
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.
Completed application forms should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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, 30th November 2018
Interview dates: tbc
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.