Regional Wellbeing Services Manager

Job Title: Regional Wellbeing Services Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Norfolk
Salary: £55,000- £65,000
Job Published: April 14, 2020 16:10

Job Description

Regional Wellbeing Services Manager

Hours:  37.5 hours per week

Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays per annum (52 week)

Salary: £55,000- £65,000

Outcomes First Group (OFG) have an exciting opportunity for a Regional Wellbeing Services Manager to join a new and expanding team. We are rapidly expanding our services to support, care for and education vulnerable children and adults who have SEN, Autism or SEMH challenges. As part of this expansion, we are introducing a clinical team to the one of our biggest hubs- The East. This team will eventually grow to cover our services nationally.

The post holder will be based at one of our Schools, Acorn Park, but will be required to develop a resourceful service to other schools, residential homes and if required, fostering agencies, within the region.

About the Group

OFG provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provisions, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable children and young people a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our homes are rated as Outstanding or Good. 

About The Role

The Regional Wellbeing Services Manager (RWSM) is an exciting specialised operational management role, covering multiple sites in a geographical operating region across residential care, education and fostering.

The post holder and their supporting team will be located within a designated Wellbeing Hub at Acorn Park School.

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, Therapy Assistants and other appropriate professions as the allocated services require to meet the needs of children, young people and adult’s. The post holder will be responsible for the outstanding functionality of the Wellbeing Hub achieved through a substantial resource being at their disposal.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic clinician such as a Clinical or Educational Psychologist to manage and hold clinical responsibility for our East Region Wellbeing Hub.

The multi-disciplinary team will help provide all levels of service intervention to surrounding provisions within the Outcomes First Group, so the post holder will need to have their own means of transport. The post-holder will work independently within the overall framework of the service policies and procedures and support the integration of their specific service in the day-to-day running of each provision i.e. standardised assessments and clinical services. A key aspect of the role will be quality assuring the hub and its delivery of informed interventions at a universal, targeted and specialist level to support our wider teams in meeting our children, young peoples and adult’s needs in line with set Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

The role is required to take place in a range of settings across the group in applying assessments and the delivery of clinical/medical intervention. Skills in the management of data are also important as the role includes collecting and analysing data to inform various pieces of service delivery, development and project work.

Essential Criteria

  • Post Graduate Qualification, for example MA / Doctorate
  • First degree in psychology, education, social work or related discipline.
  • Experience in managing multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience of working with children and young people
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage strategically
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a range of key partners
  • Ability to work sensitively with people and resolve conflict.

Why work for us

  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Social activities
  • "Your Wellbeing Matters"
  • Employee Rewards Hub
  • Pension
  • Free School meals on site
  • No two days are ever the same
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path
  • Access to an allocated budget assigned for continuous professional development, training and on costs for a clear career path
  • Supportive team environment
  • Well-resourced provision
  • Ongoing funded clinical supervision/Licence

The Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS and necessary checks. 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