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Associate School Project Manager Ebbsfleet Academy

As an Associate School Project Manager, you will work with the School Project Manager/Mental Health Manager to make use of and shape the universal and targeted interventions to support individuals and groups within the school community in accordance with the Clinical Delivery Model.

About The Role

Hours: 14hrs p/w
Days: Wednesday and Thursday
Location: Swanscombe, DA10 0BZ

You will also undertake one to one clinical work with children and/or young people and provide Place2Be services such as Place2Talk as agreed with the School Project Manager, Mental Health Manager and the school leadership team.

You'll ensure high quality clinical practice and delivery of a full and effective service in Place2Be schools, by undertaking clinical assessments and formulations of children and young people who are referred into the service and participating in supervision with the SPM/MHM and discuss and report any concerns or issues arising from the clinical work.

What will I be responsible for in my new role?

You will:

assess and Formulation of children and young people who are referred into the service.
carry out one-to-one clinical work with children and young people
Identify and report any safeguarding and child protection concerns following Place2Be’s policies and procedures
undertake training in order to be able to deliver Place2Be’s interventions as part of the clinical delivery model.
Identify and report any safeguarding concerns with regards to vulnerable adults following Place2Be’s policies and procedures
assist with group work or whole class work.
build and maintain excellent working relationships with the Head teacher, school staff, parents and carers, and the Counsellors on Placement team

Diversity and Inclusion

Place2Be is committed to equal opportunities and anti-discrimination practices and we positively encourage applications from all sections of the community. We are particularly interested in attracting applications from applicants from diverse groups.

Additionally, for our clinical roles we are particularly keen in attracting male candidates to reflect the diversity of the partner schools and communities we work in.

All successful applicants to clinical roles will be asked to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS/PVG.

About You
The successful candidate will have:

a membership of a recognised and relevant professional body (e.g.BACP / UKCP/NCS/BPS)
familiarity with and willingness to work within the BACP Ethical Framework
previous experience of working with Children and Young people
demonstrate understanding of working with children and young people who require or would benefit from emotional and therapeutic support and experience of the school environment
models behaviours aligned to Place2Be and BACP framework
experience in being pro-active in reporting safeguarding issues and concerns in accordance with Place2Be policies on safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults
a clear understanding of the needs of service users and stakeholders and how Place2Be services can support these needs and resolves problems as they arise

1st Interview: Tuesday 07th December 2021  ZOOM Video Interview

Please feel free to visit website if you have any questions about this role, or would like to speak to someone.

In return we offer you a range of fantastic benefits including:

Enhanced Annual Leave entitlement
Robust Learning and Development Programme
Contributory Pension Scheme
Life Assurance, 4x Annual Salary
Employee Assistance Programme
Mobile Phone Discounts (EE Network)
Cycle purchase and season ticket loan schemes
Extended Maternity/Paternity Pay

If you share our core values of perseverance, integrity, compassion and creativity and have the counselling skills and patience to support some of the UK’s most vulnerable young people and families, we would love you to join us. It’s sensitive and demanding work – but hugely rewarding and fulfilling - you will be helping to give young people a brighter future.

Please view/download the full Job Description and Person Specification on our website for further details.