Working as part of Children’s Services will provide a challenging and rewarding career. We have high ambitions for the children and young people of Kensington and Chelsea. We have formed a bi-borough Children’s Services team with colleagues from Westminster City Council. Our services, which include education, family services and safeguarding, have been rated Outstanding by Ofsted, and our drive to be the best doesn’t stop there. By working with us, you will have the opportunity to make a difference to young people in one of the world’s most diverse cities.
Clinical Practitioner (RBKC Locality Services)
An opportunity has opened for a Clinical Practitioner within RBKC Family & Children’s Services (FCS).
This is an opportunity for someone to join the RBKC Clinical Team in a role which is based within a frontline locality social work team.
This role will support the continued embedding and development of the RBKC systemic practice model as part of improving outcomes for our vulnerable children and families.
Please refer to the Job Description for more information
We are looking for a qualified Systemic Family Therapist or a Year 4 systemic clinical trainee.
You should have a significant background/experience in children’s social care and ideally you would hold a graduate professional qualification which is relevant, e.g., social work, psychology, mental health nursing.
You will feel comfortable working alongside frontline social workers to support effective change with vulnerable children and families.
Applicants are encouraged to look at the JD and Person Specification.
Please note that the demands of this role will require attendance at various office locations and to undertake home visits to see families/clients. This role cannot be undertaken completely working from home.
The clinician offers regular systemic consultation, assessments, interventions and contribute to decision making processes in order to manage risk and support change in the family and wider professional system.
The work will demand a creative and flexible approach, working with families and young people in their homes and other community settings as well as being comfortable using online interventions where appropriate and required.
In addition to providing direct therapeutic interventions, the post holder will offer teaching/consultation to social work colleagues as part of the ongoing embedding of the systemic practice model.
Please apply online explaining how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification and job description. CVs alone will not be considered for this role.
We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.
We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.
This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.
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