Clinical Supervisor

Redthread

  • Team: Youth Violence Intervention
  • Salary: Negotiable, depending on skills and experience
  • Location: London
  • Closing: 9:00am, 2nd Aug 2021 BST

Job Description

Hours of work: 15 hours a week (0.4 FTE) -preferably two full days.

Contract type: Negotiable – we are happy to consider both a part-time employee contract or a self-employed role, depending on the preference of the successful candidateEssential: We are looking for a qualified and fully registered clinical qualification (Child, Adolescent/Family Psychotherapist, Psychologist etc)

Purpose of Role

To deliver clinical input to the London-based Redthread teams, to support Redthread to provide its frontline staff with high quality clinical supervision, support and training, in the context of trauma-informed practice so that they can undertake their roles safely and effectively.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide fortnightly group-based clinical supervision to Redthread’s London-based team leaders, programme managers, and other groups as required.

  • Keep case notes and provide a monthly thematic report to the Head of YVIP, detailing any emerging themes arising from clinical supervision sessions to enable Redthread to refine its service to young people and effectively care for its staff.

  • Immediately report any significant wellbeing or safeguarding concerns for team members or young people to the Head of YVIP or Director of Programmes.

  • Provide one-to-one clinical supervision for London-based staff who request additional support around secondary trauma, or who need additional guidance.

  • Attend and contribute to quarterly review and planning meetings with the Head of YVIP, Director of Programmes and other clinical supervisors.

  • Contribute to the development of clinical supervision arrangements as Redthread grows, to ensure consistency in provision across the organisation.

  • Provide clinical cover for Redthread’s other Clinical Supervisors if required, one based in the Midlands; this work will be time-limited and will be discussed and agreed in advance.

  • Be a knowledge lead for trauma-informed practice within Redthread, staying up to date with developments and disseminating information appropriately to the SMT and across the organisation.

  • Contribute to the organisational culture of trauma-informed practice.

  • Develop and deliver training on trauma-informed practice to current members of staff as appropriate, for example leading youth worker workshops.

  • Actively participate in session evaluations, supervision/reviews, participate in Redthread’s development and ideas for new projects.

  • Assist in maintaining good working relations with Redthread’s stakeholders and project partners.

  • Report any concerns regarding Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Data Protection and Equal Opportunities to the Director of Programmes.

  • Maintain registration and accreditation with Professional Regulator (BPS, BACP, etc).

  • Maintain independent clinical supervision arrangements.

  • Carry out any other reasonable duties that may be required to meet the needs of the organisation and its projects.

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Start your de-biased application